Thursday, June 26, 2008

Martha Wall

Mrs. Martha Wall, wife of Peter Wall, died Wednesday January 30th of cancer, at her home near the Lutheran church, west of town, after a llingering illness. Mrs. Wall was nearly 63 years of age. She was born in Gran Parish, Hadeland, Norway, coming to the United States in 1869 and first settling in Iowa. She was united in marriage to Peter Wall on January 26th 1892, moving to South Dakota shortly after, where they have since resided. Arrangements have been made to hold the funeral tomorrow, Feb 2nd at the house at 11 o'clock in the forenoon.
transcribed from Grandmother's scrapbook. Clark County SD newspaper, circa 1911.

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