Noted events in her life were:
• Census: age 42, 1870, South Muddy, Jasper, Illinois.
• Census: age 52, 1880, Smallwood, Jasper, Illinois.
Martha married Eli Crouse, son of Martin (Kraus or Crows) Crouse and Susanah Wagoner, on 14 Oct 1849 in , Owen, Indiana. (Eli Crouse was born on 19 May 1827 in , Ashe, North Carolina, died in 1912 in , , Jasper, Illinois and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Wakefield, , Illinois.)