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Marsh, Martha Jane (Short)

Born: 1815-XX-XX Kentucky

Died: 1903-12-26 Chicago, Illinois

Flourished: Morgan County, Illinois

Martha Jane Short married Matthew S. Marsh in 1839. In 1850, the Marshes lived in Cass County, Illinois; by 1860 they had moved to Jacksonville, Illinois, and by 1870 they resided in Chicago.

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Morgan County, 11 December 1839, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Cass County, IL, 34; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Jacksonville, Morgan County, IL, 69-70; U.S. Census Office, Ninth Census of the United States (1870), Ward 12, Chicago, Cook County, IL, 198; Illinois Statewide Death Index, Cook County, 26 December 1903, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.