Martha’s Will was dated 17 Jun 1881 and filed in Randolph Co, GA.
In her will she mentions:Husband - Stephen Beach [Joseph Stephen Beach];Brother - William Norwood, his daughters Isabella and Martha;Niece - Dicey Norwood in care of her son Daniel.
She was recorded in the 1860 census in Randolph Co, GA age 45 and Stephen 40.1870 Randolph Co, GA age 70 and Stephen 49.1880 Randolph Co, GA. Age 61 [she & parents born in SC] and Stephen 58 born in NC.
In the 1880 census she was living next door to William Norwood age 85, Martha 52 and Isabella 40.
Niece - Dicey Norwood was recorded in the 1880 Clay Co, GA Census living with John W Brunen age 36 [Head]; Dicey 34 [sister] and Daniel 18.Dicey was recorded living with Daniel and his wife Sallie in the 1900 Randolph Co census.
Brother - William is believed to be the William recorded in the 1820 Wilkinson Co, GA census born between 1775 & 1795.In the 1840 Wilkinson Co, census William was listed in age group 40-50 [born 1790-1800].
Martha’s will doesn’t mention any children nor does the census.So hopefully someone will have some information on her.
William Norwood will be addressed in a separate posting.