Yerkes Saurman/Martha Wade Family Pennsylvania
Researching the family of Yerkes Saurman born 1791 PA married Martha Wade (Brown) born 1794 NY. Children: Maria b 1820, Angeline Evaline 1821, Thomas Brown, 1823, Abner K. 1824, Rebecca Foster 1826, Margery 1828, Yerkes 1830, Martha 1831, Amanda Matilda 1833 and Madison Yerkes 1835. Martha Wade was married first to Joseph Hudson Brown and had at least two children who lived with her after her second marriage Joseph b 1817 and Suzanna b 1813. Most of the above named are buried at the Laurel Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia County, PA. Amanda Matilda Saurman married Theodore Evans and moved to Missouri by 1860 then to McCulloch County, TX where they are buried. Angeline, Thomas Brown, Margery, Yerkes and Martha died as infants or young children. Maria never married, Abner married Mary Ann Simmons, Rebecca married Asa Kelly, Madison Yerkes married Catherine Daniels.