Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday... Martha Caroline Bean McCormick

Martha C. McCormack
Jan 6, 1836
June 3, 1893

Martha Caroline Bean was born January 6, 1836 as the youngest child of William Bean and Rachel Wiseman Bean.

She married Joseph Preston McCormick [aka: McCormack] [1842-1915] on 08 Jan 1867 in Gap Mills, Monroe County, WV.

The couple went on to have four children:
Leonidas Wellington [Bud]  [1867-1944]
Lucy Nannie Florence [d. 1932]
Annie [1872-1934]
Joseph P. [b. 1870]

It is unknown the cause of Martha's death.

She is buried at the southeast corner of the New Zion Union Church in Waiteville, Monroe County, WV.

Upon his death in 1915, Joseph was buried at her side. The couple share this same stone. Her name facing the southeast and his the northeast.

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