Martha was the daughter of William T. Garrett and Nancy Evaline Matilda Harrison. The date and place of her birth have not been found.
She died in Arkansas. The date is not known.
Her husband was John Henry Gist. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Georgia Vanetta (1875-1974).
Buried in Marcus Hill Cemetery, Faulkner County, AR
Buried with her husband, John H. Gist in Marcus Hill Cemetery in Faulkner County, AR
John's brother, James Carroll Gist is also buried in same cemetery but believe they are unmarked graves.