Looking to connect with anyone researching Martha Rouse Starks or her branch of the Rouse family. According to her death record Martha was born about 1825 in Indiana and died in May 1904 in Chatham Twp., Kent Co., Ontario, Canada. Martha married James Starks May 2, 1844 in Ontario, Canada. Martha's family were free persons of color in Indiana and moved to Canada before 1844. Martha may have had a brother named Noah Rouse. Martha's father may have been Thomas Rouse who was living in New Albany, Floyd Co. in 1830.