How would you read this name?

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How would you read this name?

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It is on a death certificate, a female. Any guesses?

https://i.imgur.com/YCEoV7s.png
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Moritia
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Moritia johnson Indiana
No such person. Hmmmmm
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I'd have said "Martha" but they dotted the i in two places.
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Could be Martia, or Maritia, who knows.

https://www.ancestry.com/search/?name=Moritia_Johnson
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I'm paying you to know
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Re: How would you read this name?

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Those aren’t dots

It’s Martha
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Context?
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https://i.postimg.cc/3rBf1ZQ7/Death-Certificate.png

I wrote about him here
viewtopic.php?p=1019327&hilit=johnson#p1019327

I am dusting off the old research project.
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Yeah, robinson is probably right. Martha.
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no it isn't.
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Martha

The Mormons found a birth record, viz.
https://i.imgur.com/BRNRhKo.jpg
Line 19. How do I know? I know Vincennes, Indiana and birth year ~1865 and dad is Ben.

I dropped a line to two schools he attended.

Not clear how much more I wantto know. The guy had a daughter Gladys. Curious about her.