Martha Coston

Genius life of Martha Coston!

Childhood and Early life

Martha Coston was born in 1826,in Baltimore and Maryland.When she was younger she moved to philadelphia. She had a husband named Ben coston and they both had four sons.Martha Coston died in 1904 at the age 78.(proud women)


Martha Coston took over her husband invention when he died. she accomplished making the signal flare for the military so they could communicate with each other and they could find each other very easily. If Martha Coston didn't finish her husband invention the military would have no way to communicate with each other and to find each other.thank goodness Martha Coston found her husband journal where his invention was drawn in it.