Martha Louisa Curtis

Female 1829 - 1917  (87 years)


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  • Name Martha Louisa Curtis  [1, 2, 3
    Born 30 Aug 1829  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Feb 1917  Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8220406664  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2007 

    Father Artemas Curtis,   b. 09 Jul 1787, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1874, Granby, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Clarissa Harlan Lee,   b. 4 Jul 1790, Sheshequin, Bradford County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1875, Granby, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1813 
    Notes 
    Family ID F7500745196  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Aug 1829 - New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 1917 - Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • MARTHA LOUISA, dau. of Clarissa Harlan (Lee) 140, and Artemas Curtiss,(gr-dau. of Ebenezer Lee 47,) born Aug. 30, 1829, married March 13, 1850, Lyman Salmon, at Granby, N. Y.
      Mr. Salmon was one of the "Jerry Rescuers" at Syracuse, N. Y., Oct. 15,1851. Was one of the 17 who were arrested by the U. S. Marshal for rescuing a fugitive slave from the custody of U. S. officers, and prosecuted, for three years for treason under the Fugitive Slave Law; liberated on bail, with Wm. H. Seward for bondsman; was called to Albany, Buffalo, and other places to attend U. S. Court, and subjected to great expense. The whole party was acquitted. From this rescue is named the "Jerry Rescue Block" in Syracuse. He died at Burr Oak, Mich., Sept. 7,1870. She resides at Omaha, Neb., (1897). Children:
      I. FREDERICK P., born March 31, 1851; m. June 30, 1874, Harriet P.Phelps, born June 11, 1851.
      He is engaged in real estate business at Omaha. Two children.
      II. GERRIT SMITH, born Oct. 31, 1853; d. Dec. 26, 1858, at Ottowa, Mich.
      III. JENNIE CURTIS born Oct. 31, 1859. Principal of Public School, Omaha.


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      Sister, Lucinda Jane, living in her household in Burr Oak with Martha Curtis Salmon.
      1880 Burr Oak, Saint Joseph, Michigan Census
      Name: Jane Parsons
      Age: 48
      Estimated birth year: abt 1832
      Birthplace: New York
      Relation to head-of-household: Sister
      Father's birthplace: NY
      Mother's birthplace: PA
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Household Members:
      Martha Salmon 50 Head of HH
      Jennie Salmon 20 School teacher
      Jane Parsons 48 Visiting Sister
      http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/view.aspx?dbid=6742&path=Michigan.Saint+Joseph.Burr+Oak.189.33&sid=&gskw=Martha+Salmon&cr=1
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      1900 Omaha Ward 7, Douglas, Nebraska Census
      Name: Martha L Salmon
      Age: 70
      Estimated birth year: abt 1830
      Birthplace: New York
      Relationship to head-of-house: Head
      Race: White
      Household Members: Name Age
      Martha L Salmon 70 Head of HH NY NY PA
      Jennie C Salmon 40 Daughter MI MA NY
      Martha I Craig 32 Roomer
      Gertrude Bailey 18 Roomer
      Alma Bailey 16 Roomer


      1910 Omaha Ward 7, Douglas, Nebraska Census
      Name: Martha J Salmon
      [Martha L Lalmon]
      Age in 1910: 80
      Estimated birth year: abt 1830
      Birthplace: New York
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birth Place: New York
      Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Race: White
      Household Members:
      Martha J Salmon 80
      Jennie C. Salmon 50 Single Teacher




  • Sources 
    1. [S3133897794] John Lee of Farmington, Hartford Co, Conn and His Descendants, Sarah Marsh Lee, of Norwich, CT, (Republican Record Book Print, 1878, 1st Ed.), 187.

    2. [S3133896627] Family Genealogy - Lee, Jessie Hutchison.

    3. [S3134043567] 1880 MI Census.


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