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Martha Drewer

Female 1832 - 1907


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  • Name  Martha Drewer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born  12 Aug 1832  Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender  Female 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • Her maiden surname seems to have been "Drewer," though "Dreiden" also appears in records.
    Non-line Spouse 
    • The widow, Martha (Drewer) Lee, is most likely the Martha Lee listed as having married David Crawford in 1863 in Henry County, Iowa, in early Henry County Marriages at the Henry County, Iowa, GenWeb site.

      Online researchers have listed that marriage as between Martha Ann Lee, the daughter of Samuel and Evelyn Lee's son, Jeremiah, but she appears single in census information until the 1900s.
    Moved  Abt 1841  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Iowa State Census  1854  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Record for: Jeremiah Lee:

      Males: 2: Jeremiah Lee, Smith Lee
      Females: 1: Martha (Drewer) Lee(?)
      Voters: 1: Jeremiah Lee
      Militia: 1: Jeremiah Lee

      Total: 3
    Iowa State Census  1856  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • (Widowed, living with her son, "Elias":) Line #1, Dwelling #14, Family #14: Martha Lee, age 23, female, widowed, had lived 15 years in Iowa, born in Ohio, occupation labor
    Died  1 Aug 1907  Big Mound, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried  White Cemetery, Bonaparte, Van Buren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I40955  All Families
    Last Modified  2 Mar 2014 

    Family 1  Jeremiah Lee,   b. 20 Jun 1828, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1855, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Mar 1852  Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Smith Lee,   b. 26 Mar 1853,   d. 16 Nov 1855
     2. Elias Lee,   b. 20 Mar 1855, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1906, Big Mound, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F15300  Group Sheet

    Family 2  David Washington Crawford,   b. Abt 1823, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1902, Big Mound, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 May 1863  Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  1888  Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Research 
    • According to early Henry County marriages online, his name was "David," but that is not correct.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F15301  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S8174] 1854 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      New London Township, Henry County, Iowa; page 1 of 9; Roll: IA_121

    2. [S5329] World Connect - Some descendants of Francis Lindsley (1639): jghts, (last updated: 2008-05-04 20:31:12 UTC (Sun), contact: James B. Lindsley) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S328] Henry County, Iowa - Early Marriages (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S424] 1856 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      New London Township, Henry County, Iowa; pages 78-79; Roll: IA_56

    6. [S35] Des Moines County, Iowa - (1888) Portrait and Biographical Album of Des Moines County, Iowa, (Acme Publishing, Chicago; 1888), pages 267-269 (Reliability: 3).