Melissa was born in 1866. She was the daughter of Stephen Martin and Margaret Sutton. She passed away in 1950, and was buried at Mason Cemetery, Nebo, Pike County, Illinois.
↑Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 02 September 2019), memorial page for Melissa Jane Martin Smith (5 Mar 1866–13 Apr 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85007302, citing Mason Cemetery, Nebo, Pike County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Dania Ward (contributor 47702917).