Joseph Markham's death notice which was published in the Duluth News Tribune states he died in Hot Springs, no state given, but gives Bemidji, MN as the location of the news. It says a public funeral was held at the city hall. He died 24 Sep 1905.
Belle Markham, published in the same paper states she died at St Mary's Hospital,the body was taken to Bemidji, MN. and people would be attending the funeral at Bemidji, MN. She died 26 Aug 1914.
They lived in Bemidji when the ran the Markham Hotel and after Joseph's death she moved to Virginia, MN where she ran the Fay Hotel. They had at least one son, named Walter.