Martha E. (Lynn) Sanders
August 16, 1855 to March 12, 1912
Martha was born in Monroe County, Tennessee to her parents
Tom Lynn and Martha Jane Smith.
Martha married Elba Sanders, son of Elisha and Sarah (Gordon) Sanders
on February 17, 1873, in Goconda, Pope County, Illinois.
Elba and Martha were the parents of 5 children.
Martha's husband, Elba, was a veteran of the Civil War.
He died March 12, 1912, in Mt. Vernon, Jerfferson Co., Illinois.
Martha and Elba are buried in the Belle Rive Cemetery,
in Jefferson County, Illinois.
Many thanks to Ron Sanders for sharing Martha's photo and story.