Waukeet, Martha, 1800 - 1874

Martha Waukeet married Joseph Palmer and emigrated to Wisconsin with her husband in 1834. She was widowed two years later when Joseph was murdered by a Stockbridge Indian. Martha remarried to Solomon Paul after 1853. In the summer of 1844 she reached out to family who had remained behind on the Niantic reservation in East Lyme, CT  saying that “she and her sister, Lucy, were alive and well”.   Martha died January 26, 1874 in Wisconsin at age 74. De Loss Love, Samson Occom, p.355; 1844.07.20.00

Martha Palmer
January 26, 1874