24 April 2014

Death Announcement for Martha Porter (nee. Scott, 1824-1909)

From The Leavenworth Echo, Leavenworth, Washington (9/10/1909) --
Death of Mrs. Porter 
Mrs. Martha Porter died Sunday, September 5, at the home of her grandson, Nelson Forsythe, in Leavenworth, aged 85 years. 
The funeral was held Tuesday, under the auspices of Rev. W. V. Davis, Mrs. A. J. Martin, director. Mrs. Porter had lived in Leavenworth for several years. She was of a kindly, gentle disposition, and leaves many friends to mourn her death, as well as three daughters a grandson and granddaughter.
Martha (Scott) Porter was my 2xg-grandmother behind my Dad's maternal (Needham) line.

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