Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Martha Ward - Putman

Tombstone Inscription reads "Martha Ward-Putman, July 24, 1850 - Jan 11, 1924" - Photograph in the personal collection of Ginger R. Smith, taken May 6, 2006 by Ginger R. Smith, Forest Park Cemetery, Fort Smith, Arkansas. 
Martha Ann Ward was my 3rd great-grandmother.  She was the daughter of Castleton and Mary Ward, both natives of Tennessee. Martha Ward married my 3rd great-grandfather, Thomas Adolphus Putman, January 20th, 1869 in Sebastian County, Arkansas. They had 4 children, Nona, Rosalie, Annie, and Pearl Putman. Thomas Putman preceded Martha in death. Martha was 69 years old when she died of a heart attack from complications from bronchitis. She was buried in the family plot beside her husband in Forest Park Cemetery in Fort Smith, Arkansas.




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