Martha Spence Edley

ID Number: T04035
Biographical Data
Basic Identification
Gender: female Ethnicity: Immigration: no Attributed Race: black Free or Enslaved: enslaved
Birth & Family
Birth Date: 1826/00/00 Birthplace: Powhatan County, Virginia Mother: unknown Father: unknown 1st Spouse: George Edley 2nd Spouse: none
Age Details
Age: 94 Age Group: elder adult (60+)
Life Details
Occupation(s): domestic servant ("housemaid") Last Church: unknown Military Service: none Last Residence: Lynchburg, Virginia Last Address: 2450 Rivermont Avenue
Death Date: 1920/03/26 Death Note: none Place of Death: home? Cause of Death: arterio-sclerosis; old age
Burial & Undertaking
Burial Date: 1920/03/27 Funeral Home: Diuguid Indigent?: private interment
Gravesite and Grave Marker Data
Grave Marker or Marker Fragment: yes Section: 105.Z Confirmation Source for Location: gravemarker Grave Marker Erector(s): (?)Miss Elizabeth Gish(?) Confirmation Source for Interment: gravemarker
Note on death certificate from Elizabeth Gish: "Martha Spence was the widow of George Edley who died during the Civil War (1862). For business reasons my grandfather, Judge David E. Spence, invested her funds and paid her taxes under the name of Martha Spence."
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