Martha died on the 24th day of October 1880 and she drew a pension up to the
4th day of Sept 1880, she was the widow of George Blake.
Benjamin Laurence submitted an application for reimbursement from the
government for his expenditures................
Benjamin Laurence bought from M. J. Myers for the sum of $27.00 for her
burial clothes and other necessary articles during last illness and Charles
Singer furnished the coffin for her for the price of $12.00.
She owned one bed & that was nearly worthless and had a total value of
cause of death was Dropsey (sic) and Heart Disease (so pronounced by the