Martha S. Pauls
- Born: Jan 1880, Iowa
- Marriage: Lewis Henry Goudy
- Died: After 1930, Cedar Township, Benton Co., Iowa
It appears that Martha is the daughter of Carl and Sophia Pauls as evidenced by her living near Maria Goudy, the sister of Lewis Goudy, in 1900: The 1900 Federal Census for Laporte City, Big Creek Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa, District 3, page 25B (1 page over from Maria Goudy) records Martha S. Pauls (Jan 1880 - Iowa/Germany/Germany) living with her widowed mother Sophia Pauls (Dec 1839 - Germany / Germany / Germany) on Maple Street. Sophia immigrated in 1865.
Note: The 1880 Federal Census for Big Creek Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa, District 43, page 381B records Carl (55 - Prussia) and Sophia (41 - Prussia) Pauls with children Ellen (12 - Wisconsin), Harmon (11 - Wisconsin), George (9 - Wisconsin), Emma (7 - Wisconsin), Bordie [Bertha] (5 - Wisconsin), Jacob (4 - Wisconsin), Lydia (2 - Wisconsin), and Mattie [Martha] (5/12 [Jan] - Iowa).
Martha married Lewis Henry Goudy, son of John Goudy and Maria(h) Catherine McCallister. (Lewis Henry Goudy was born on 16 Jan 1875 in Perry Co., PA and died in 1932 in Cedar Township, Benton Co., Iowa.)