Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - Martha L (Moreland) Spring and her son

                                                                      City Cemetery
Greencastle, Putnam Co, Indiana
located on the campus of DePauw University

David's stone leaning against the building
Martha L Spring's gravestone in foreground
Martha L
Wife of
John L Spring
Aug 12, 1841
38 Years

Photo and Memorial by Jon Rice on FindAGrave
Memorial Added August 2007
Birth 1838  Death Jan 24, 1840
Son of John and Martha L Spring

In Memory of
David R Son of
John & Martha L Spring
Who Died in ???
My Photo  - May 2010

Martha L Moreland married John L Spring on 7 September 1830 in Miami, Ohio.  Martha was John's second wife.  Martha and John had 7 children:  Rachel Byers, Martha Lowry, Elizabeth Lowry, David R, twins Alexander Bayley and David Baber, and Margaret Humphrey Spring.  Only two, Rachel Byers (Spring) Holt and Elizabeth Lowry (Spring) Rodenberger, survived to adulthood. 

Notes inserted into a Dawson Family Bible, transcribed in 1951:
Martha S Moreland was born in Carisle, Feb. 20, 1803 and was married to John Spring September 7, 1830.

Rachel Byers Spring was born March 25th 1832 near Urbanah.

Martha Lowery Spring was born August 27, 1835.

Elizabeth Lowry Spring was born April 28, 1837.

Alaxander Bayley and David Baber Spring (Twins) born August 10, 1841 Green Castle.

Margaret Humphrey.

Margaret Spring first wife   January 19th, 1830 - age 38 yrs.
Martha S Spring second wife  August 12th, 1841 - age 38 yrs.
Martha L Spring   August 22, 1836
David R Spring infant
Alaxander R Spring  August 16, 1841

Margaret Humphrey Spring born - Putnamville - infant death.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing a good example of cemetery marker transcription --something I attempted for the first time about a week ago, before finding anything like this. Serendipitous!