Born Ida May Wharton Henderson.
Date of birth : December 1st, 1879, Los Angeles.
Date of death : August 8, 1952, Norwalk, California.
StoryHer mother's name was Olive Augusta Wharton Henderson (1858, Iowa-1948).
Marriage n° 1 : John William Brunings (born in New Orleans, date?-?).
Child : a daughter, Olive (or Olyve) (March 6, 1905, Oregon-December 1st, 1988, California). Olive would marry
Norma Jeane lived with her from November 1937 to August 1938, in Lankershim, north suburb of Los Angeles.
At that time, Ida was taking care of her grand-children while her daughter Olive worked in farms.Grace McKee took her back in Los Angeles and placed her to her own aunt, Ana Lower.
Marriage n° 2 : Edward Lee Martin (December 4, 1885, Atlanta, Georgia-May 24, 1943, San Francisco).
Registration card dated September 12, 1918 : they lived 7 Hollister Ter, Santa Monica.
Census 1920 : they lived in Los Angeles.
Olive appeared under the name of Olive L.Martin born in Oregon; she took her mother's second husband's name.
Child : John Edward Martin (September 25, 1911, California-Feburary 7, 1985, Los Angeles).Census 1940 : Ida lived in Los Angeles with her daughter Olive and her 3 children, John, Ida May and Olive. Ida was "commercial knitter".
Ida's sister, Margaret B.Henderson :
--> marriage with Mr Mills (date? place?).
Child : James H.Mills (born circa 1905, California-?).
--> marriage with Samuel A.Mitchell (December 22, 1887, Minnesota-September 18, 1918).
Children : twins Mary and Ruth, born circa 1917, California.
--> marriage between Ruth and Mr Adams.
Child : John I.Adams (born circa 1939, California-?).
Census 1940: Margaret lived 10959 Bloomfield Street, Los Angeles; with her, her mother Olive Henderson, her daughters Mary and Ruth, Ruth's son, John.