I'm VERY far behind in my e-mail correspondence, but I have this tentative information on Martha A. DEER:
Descendants of Ruben Deer
1.RUBEN1 DEER1 was born Abt. 1824 in Kentucky.He married ELIZABETH R.2.She was born Abt. 1832.
More About REV. RUBEN DEER: Occupation: Minister or Justice of the Peace Residence: June 20, 1860, Pulaski County, Missouri (Township 36 R 10)3
Notes for ELIZABETH R.: Noted in 1850 Census of Pulaski County, Missouri, but is absent in 1860 Census of Pulaski County, Missouri. Tentatively - his wife.
More About ELIZABETH R.: Residence: 1850, Pulaski County, Missouri4
Children of RUBEN DEER and ELIZABETH R. are: i. JAMES A.2 DEER, b. August 1850, Missouri4. ii. REBECCA J. DEER, b. Abt. 1852, Missouri4. iii. MARTHA A. DEER, b. Abt. 1855, Missouri4. iv. NANCY J. DEER, b. Abt. 1858, Missouri4.
Reuben joined some of my relatives in marriage in Pulaski Co., MO in the 1850s. His family lived near my HARD*STER family.