Noted events in her life were:
• Census, 1860, Iowa, Appanoose County, Johns Township, Centerville Post Office, Roll 311, Book 1, Page 466. Age 18 yrs.
Martha married Richard T. Fuqua, son of James Lawson Fuqua and Dulcina Taylor, about 1859 in Iowa. (Richard T. Fuqua was born in 1841 in Hancock, Indiana.)