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Newcomb, Martha, 1867-1963



Martha Tallman-McCall-Newcomb was born Martha Tallman in 1867 to Henry (1833-1915) and Phoebe Tallman (1837-1912) in Kalamazoo Michigan. Martha would go on to marry Milo McCall (1865-1945) in 1887 and the two would have three children, Jay McCall (1888-1963), Clyde McCall (1889-?), and Clark McCall (1894-1977). The couple separated in 1898. Martha and the children moved to Idaho where she married George A. Newcomb (1862-1944). The pair moved to Oregon and lived there until Martha’s death in 1963.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Martha McCall Account Book

Identifier: RH-A-4261
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one ledger from 1900-1905 that belonged to Martha McCall (1867-1963) of Alamo, Kalamazoo County.The contents of the ledger tracks accounts of individuals who purchased produce, artisan items such as butter jellies, jams, canned fruits, and other items from Martha McCall. The accounts state the name of the account holder, date of purchase, the type and amount of items purchased, and the cost of the items bought. On page 50 the records switch from “petty...
Dates: 1900-1905