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Martha A Crostwate Elliott Blackwell

Born in the state of Virginia August 24, 1824 and died at North Manchester, Ind. March 11, 1899, aged 74 years, 6 months and 14 days. She married Sanford Elliott in 1841 in the state of Missouri after which they removed to Kentucky. To this union 7 children was born. Her husband and 3 children preceded her in death. In 1859 she married Harrison Blackwell and they removed to Indiana. He died January 16, 1893. She leaves 3 daughters, one of whom, Mrs. E. S. Baker in this city, one in Kansas and another in Missouri; and one son, Rev. L. P. Elliott of Chattanooga, Tenn. Funeral was in Albion Presbyterian Church. Burial, Albion Cemetery. Albion Democrat 3-16-1899