Martha J. Cookson
(1867-1932)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Martin

Martha J. Cookson 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: Jul 1867, , , , ENG 1 2 5 6
  • Marriage (1): John Martin
  • Died: 21 Jun 1932, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 64 1 5 6
  • Buried: 25 Jun 1932, Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 5 6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 7 The 1880 census recorded William Cookson, works in mine, 52, living with wife Ann, 36; William, works in mine, 18; George H., works in mine, 16; Martha J., 14; Thomas, 12; Ann, 10; Harriet, 9; and Enoch, 7. Everyone and their parents were born in England, except Harriett and Enoch were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1900 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 2 The 1900 Census in St. Clair recorded John Martin, 41, born Dec 1859, living with wife Martha, 35, Jul 1865; Annie, 18, Oct 1882; John L., 16; William, 14; Laura M., 12; and Virginia, 8. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Martha in England. John's parents were born in Wales.

3. Residence: 127 S. 3Rd Street, St. Clair, Pa. On 9 Nov 1912 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 8

4. Census in 1920 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 9 In the 1920 Census, Harry is indexed incorrectly as Harry Beaker, age 40, widowed, living with his son, Harry, age 7, in the household of his mother-in-law, Martha Martin, widowed, age 50. Also in the home is Oliver A. Blanche, 58, and Peter Hansom, 50. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Martha in England, and Peter in Sweden.

5. Cause of Death: Martha died at Pottsville Hospital from diabetes mellitus with coma; nephritis, 21 Jun 1932, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 6

6. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of Martha Martin Blanch on 22 Jun 1932 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 10 Mrs. Martha Martin Blanch, of 218 N. Third St., this city, formerly of St. Clair, died suddenly at her home on Tuesday evening, after being stricken with a stroke. She had been in good health and was stricken without warning. She died within a few minutes after being found by a member of her family. Mrs. Blanch was a native of England, coming to the United States when a small girl. She took up her residence at St. Clair until two years ago at which time time she moved to Pottsville, and resided there. She attended the Episcopal Church. She was preceded in death by her husband who died a few years ago. To survive her she leaves: two daughters, Mr. George Pearce, of Camden, N. J., and Virginia Sinton, of N. Third St.; a brother William Cookson. and a sister, Mrs. Anna Boot, of St. Clair. The funeral will be held Saturday afternon with the interment to be made at St. Clair in Odd Fellows

7. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of Martha Martin Blanch on 23 Jun 1932 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 11 BLANCH. At Pottsville Hospital, on June 21, 1932, Mrs. Martha Martin Blanch, aged 65 years. Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services on Saturday afternoon at two o'clock from the home of her daughter, Virginia Sinton, 208-A N. Third St. Interment in Odd Fellows' cemetery, St. Clair.


Martha married John Martin. (John Martin was born on 2 Dec 1863 in Mill Creek, Schuylkill, PA,2 12 died on 9 Nov 1912 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA 1 8 12 and was buried on 12 Nov 1912 in Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 8 12.)


Sources


1 <i>Records of Robert Cole, son-in-law of Berneda Beacher.</i> (Enterprise, AL.), Email 23 Aug 2008.

2 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M343-PZN John Martin, ED 141 East Norwegian Township St. Clair borough Ward South, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 1A, family 3.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 196555. Annie Martin Beacher. Father John Martin. Mother Martha Cookson.

4 <i>Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA)</i>, 16 Dec 1918, page 9. Obituary of Mrs. Annie Beacher.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/168418636.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 61003. Mrs. Martha Blanche. Father William Cookson. Mother Annie Forden. Spouse O. Blanch.

7 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1192; Family History Film: 1255192; Page: 75D; Enumeration District: 205; Image: 0453.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 106335. John Martin. Father Will Martin. Mother Annie Abbams.

9 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6YB-LPD Martha Martin, , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 2B, family 39, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821651.

10 <i>Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA)</i>, 22 Jun 1932, page 10. Obituary of Marth Martin Blanch.

11 <i>Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA)</i>, 23 Jun 1932, page 10. Oibtuary of Mrs. Martha Martin Blanch.

12 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=134281259.



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