Wingard, Martha “Custis”

Class of 1894
Graduation essay: “Sunset Splendors”

Birth: Oct. 6, 1873
Death:Sep. 24, 1903, South Carolina, USA

Job Franklin Wingard (1828 – 1915)
Ann Unger Wingard (1840 – 1900)

Sallie Claudia Wingard (1860 – 1862)*
* Half-sibling

Bethel Lutheran Church Cemetery
White Rock, Richland County, South Carolina, USA

This person is buried under the water of Lake Murray.

Found on Abstracts of the Lutheran Visitor: Issue 02/11/1904 pg 13:
Martha Curtis Wingard was an 1894 graduate of Mt. Amoena Female College. She had escaped death three years earlier by a run-away horse.

From the book, Lake Murray Records, from the Records of the Lexington Water Power Company, Saluda River Hydro-Electric Development, now the South Carolina Electric and Gas Company, published by the Columbia Chapter South Carolina Genealogical Society, page 89: she is buried in the Wingard family graveyard at the time owned by Mrs. Martha Shuler Wingard:

Martha Custis Wingard. Daughter of Job F. Wingard. Oct. 6, 1873-Sep. 24, 1903.

Source:, # 75781217

Daily Concord Standard
(Concord, NC), October 1, 1900

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