I am not related just trying to help you out, I did find Ruth's obituary for you: Janesville Gazette October 20, 1969, page 2 Mrs. Rudolph Martin FOOTVILLE—Mrs. Rudolph E. Martin, 74, lifelong resident of Rock County who had had many years in Footville, died this morning in St. Clare Hospital, Monroe, after a long illness. Ruth Wells was born in Spring Valley Township May 29, 1895, the daughter of William and Ellen McTaggart Wells, and was married June 24, 1914, in Spring Valley Township. She was a member of Royal Neighbors and the Methodist Church Ladies Aid. Mrs. Martin was well known for her interest in local history, and, was long active as a member of the Rock County Historical Society and its Township Historians. She wrote extensively of her research in local history and was a recognized authority on the early history of the area. Surviving are her husband; a brother, Stanley Wells of Janesville, and a sister, Mrs. Pearl Guse, Footville. Services will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in Newcomer Funeral Home, Orfordville, where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, with burial in Bethel Cemetery.