Martha Spencer (1793-1876)

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Martha Spencer Truman
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Hamblin Cemetery
Born: 22 Jul 1793, Unadilla, New York
Died: 3 Dec 1876, Fillmore, Utah
Father: Mica Spencer
Mother: Rhoda Mudge
Siblings: Martha Spencer
Lacine Spencer
Roswell Spencer
Dorastus Spencer
Amas Kees Spencer
George Clinton Spencer
Sophia Maria Spencer
Jerusha Spencer
Spouse: John Franklin Truman
Married: abt 1810, Tioga, Pennsylvania
Children: Mariah Ann Truman
Adeliza Lauretta Truman
Rhoda Sarah Truman
Almus Truman
Jacob Mica Truman

Obituary

The Deseret News, Wednesday, 17 Jan 1877:

Died: At Fillmore, Dec. 3, 1876, while journeying southward, PATTY TRUMAN, aged 83 years, 4 months and 12 days. Deceased was the mother of Elder Jacob M. Truman, of Hamblin, Washington Co., Utah; was conveyed to and buried at that place by her son. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Dec., 1844, in Michigan, by Elder Lyman Stoddard; gathered with the Saints at Nauvoo, 1845, was a widow, a noble and kind mother, faithfully performing the duties of the toilsome journey and the early settlement in the mountains; was a faithful Saint to the end of her mortal life.--Com.

Sources

  • Nickname: Patty [obit, tombstone]
  • Ordinances: Rebaptized on 8 Oct 1981 in Salt Lake Temple.
  • Death: From obituary information.
  • Death variations:
1875 [pink pedigree]
16 Dec 1878 [Gravestone]
  • Gravestone: Hamblin Cemetery (visited 3 Aug 1996 by the Robison family):
"Patty" Martha Spencer Truman Wife of John Franklin Truman July 22, 1793 Dec. 16, 1878
  • Burial variant: Nellie Rae Hunt Jones states in her book As time goes by that Patty was buried in Hebron.
  • Obituary: UTGenWeb, Abstracts, Deseret News Weekly, 17 Jan 1877, FHL Film 26595:
Died, Fillmore, 03 Dec 1876, Patty TRUMAN, 83 years 4 months 12 days. [Obit]
  • Truman.ged file from Paul E. Price, 19 May 1996.