|Young Martha Morris|
|2141 W. Crystal Street, Chicago|
Jennie Morris indicated that she had given birth to eight children, and all eight were currently alive. David indicated that he was a “Tailor in a Tailor Shop.”
|Martha Morris 1918|
|Martha's circus act - note the large posters of her on the back wall|
Martha Morris was deprived not only of her arms, but a portion of her legs as well. Her feet appeared just below the hips, leaving her unable to walk or dress herself. Martha got around with the aid of a wheelchair and someone to push it.
Martha’s father David Morris died on September 14, 1928 at the age of 67. He is buried at Jewish Waldheim Cemetery at Gate 54, Order Brith Abraham, Row 21, Lot 421, Grave 6:
|Martha at her typewriter|
and here is her Death Notice:
Martha was buried at Jewish Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park, Illinois, Gate 105, Cong. Atereth Israel. Here again is her tombstone:
Martha Morris - The Armless Wonder - May she rest in peace.