Martha Beard Porter1

#23225, (31 January 1772 - 9 August 1862)


Abram Heath b. 1768, d. 1832
Child 1.William Heath+2 (1794 - 1874)
Her married name was Heath.1 
Birth*31 January 1772She was born on 31 January 1772 at Montgomery Co., MarylandG.2,1 
Marriage*circa 1790She married Abram Heath circa 1790.1 
1820She and Abram Heath appeared on the census of 1820 at St. Clair Twp., Butler Co., OhioG; (nei. William Heath, age 26-44, line 8.)3 
circa March 1824She and Abram Heath removed to Montgomery Co., IndianaG, circa March 1824.4 
1830She and Abram Heath appeared on the census of 1830 at Montgomery Co., IndianaG.5 
19 June 1860She appeared on the census of 19 June 1860 in the household of William Heath and Rachael Torbert at Waynetown P.O., Wayne Twp., Montgomery Co., IndianaG, as Martha Heath, age 87, b. MD.6 
Death*9 August 1862She died on 9 August 1862 at Montgomery Co., IndianaG, at age 90.1 
Burial*9 August 1862She was buried on 9 August 1862 at Thompson Cemetery, Yountsville, Montgomery Co., IndianaG.1 


  1. [S1628], online, old worn grave marker, broken. Martha, wife of Abram Heath, d. Aug. 9 [missing]. Narrative: Martha Beard Porter, b. Montgomery Co. MD 31 Jan 1772, d. Waynetown, Montgomery Co. IN, 9 Aug 1862, bur. Thompson Cemetery; marr. Abram Heath. Memorial 32583738, created by and photo added by R & Kim Hancock.
  2. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. Abram (45+); F (45+) [Martha]; M (16-25) [____].
  4. [S658] U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, online, Accession No. IN0890_.253, Doc. No. 1265, Terre Haute Land Office, 10 Mar 1824. Cash sale to Abram Heath, eighty acres, being the west half of the south west quarter of Section 33 in Twp. 16 N Range 5 W of the 2nd PM.
  5. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Abram (70-79); F (60-69) [Martha].
  6. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. William Heath (67), b. MD, farmer, real estate value $4800, personal estate $1200; Rachel (70), b. NJ.