Surname: Martin

Biographical Sketch of Dr. John Martin

John Martin was born in Morgan county, Kentucky, February 15, 1819, and is the son of Lewis Martin, a native of Kentucky. Our subject moved with his parents to Lawrence county, Tennessee, while an infant, and lived there during fifteen years, and there received the greater part of his education. From Tennessee he moved to Illinois, and was married in Hancock county, that State, September 8, 1839. He came to this State in 1845 and has lived in various counties of Missouri since, engaged in the practice of medicine and other branches of business. He came to Jamesport about ten years ago and has built up an extensive and profitable business in grain and lumber. Dr. Martin was surgeon of the Seventh Regiment of Missouri Volunteers for a time during the Civil War. He was elected to a seat in the State Senate from Sullivan county, in 1865, by a majority of her citizens, but the election returns were so handled and such a number of voters disfranchised and their votes rejected that he was not allowed to take his seat. He has eight children: Martin T., Harriet, Edmund B., A. S., Vic., Isaiah, F. L., and Philanda. Dr. and Mrs. Martin are members of the Baptist Church. He is, also, a member of Jamesport Lodge No. 201, A. F. & A. M. He is well esteemed by all,...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. DeWitt Martin

(See Grant and Duncan) DeWitt T. Martin, born May 12, 1888 enlisted in the World War Nov. 22, 1917. Assigned to the 17th Co. of the 2nd Regiment as an air service mechanic January 27, 18. Sailed for France March 14, 1918, where his service entitled him to two gold chevrons. Returned to the United States May 29, 1919. Honorably discharged at Camp Pike June 13, 1919. Married at Carthage, Missouri, May 1, 1920, Mary Ethel daughter of I. D. and Rachel A. Boston. They are the parents of Caroline Louise Martin, born March 24, 1821. Joseph Martin of Bristol, England, settled on a plantation near Charlotteville, Albemarle County, Virginia, in the first quarter the eighteenth century. He married Susannah Childs and they were the parents of Joseph Martin, born about 1740. He was lieutenant Colonel in the American service in the Revolutionary war. He married Susannah Fields, nee Emory, a quarter-blood Cherokee, and they were the parents of John Martin, who was the first Chief Justice and first Treasurer of the Cherokee Nation. Judge John Martin was the father of Joseph Lynch Martin, whose son, John Rogers Martin was the father of DeWitt T....

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Biographical Sketch of Joel T. Martin

(See Ghigau and Rogers) Joel Thomas, son of William and Sarah Martin, born August 21, 1876, educated in Cherokee Public Schools. Married October 26, 1896, Myrtle Stephens, nee Stephenson, born April 19, 1878, in Nodaway County, Missouri. One son, William A. Martin, married in 1899, Stella, daughter Mr. and Mrs. Argentine Causdell. They the parents of: Pauline, May and George Martin. Mr. Martin is a member of the Owls fraternity. He is a farmer near Ruby. George Washington Walker married Rachel Rogers and they were the parents of Mrs. Sarah...

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Biographical Sketch of Robert Lee Martin

(See Grant and Woodall).-John Peter, the son of George Caruth and Ellen (Moore) Woodall, was born January 11, 1841. He married January 1, 1871, Mayer M. Cecil, nee Saunders, born May 9, 1842. They were the parents of Mayer Woodall, Born Feb. 7,. 1881; educated in the public schools of the Cherokee Nation, and married at Adair on July 25, 1897. Robert Lee, the son of Richard Lewis and Nancy Ellen (Rogers) Martin born Aug. 23, 1876. They were the parents of Dane, born July 9, 1898; Edgar, born August 12, 1901; Linnie, born June 25, 1904 and Aena, born July 11, 1907. Mr. Martin, who is an oil man, and one of the most prominent men of the Osage tribe of Indians, is a member of the Masonic fraternity. Mrs. Martin is a Presbyterian, and a member of the United Daughters of the...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. William H. Martin

(See Ross and Oolootsa)-Jennie, daughter of Henry and Mary (Parris) Lowrey was born August 1, 1858, educated in the Cherokee National Schools. Married in 1855 John Hubbard. They were the parents of: Joanna, born November 26, 1876 and Mary Hubbard, born November 28, 1878. Mrs. Jennie Hubbard married Sept. 9, 1883, William Hercules, son of Hercules T, and Permelia Martin. They are the parents of: Frank Garland, born August 9, 1884; Eugene Warren, born January 30, 1886; William Henry, born January 28, 1888; Susie Lowrey, born December 1, 1889; Teresa Josephine born March 1, 1892; Ellen Cordelia born December 22, 1893; Jennie, born December 2, 1895, and Sequoyah Raymond Martin born January 18, 1899 and died May 16, 1917. Frank Garland (in world war) Anderson Pierce, son of Assistant Chief George and Lucy (Benge) Lowrey, born in 1811 married Mary Nave, born October t6, 1813. He died July 12, 1853 and she died July 3, 1896. They were the parents of Henry Lowrey, born December 28, 183p and married Mary Parris. Henry Lowrey and Mary were the parent of George Guess born Feb. 3, 1854; Jennie born Aug. 1, 1858; Daniel born October 2, 1860; Dollie Eunice born Dec. 3 1862. Anderson born 1866; Matilda born April 21, 1870 and Henry Beecher born July 9,...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Granville Martin

(See Grant and Adair)—Granville, son of Joseph Lynch and Jennie (Harlin) Martin born at Greenbrier, January 14, 1876. Married November 2, 1902, Lala, daughter of Wiley and Margaret (McLaughlin) Mayes, born January 11, 1880, educated in Female Seminary. They are the parents of: Clarence Markham, born August 19, 1903; Alice Marie, born December 12, 1904; Joseph, born June 7, 1907; Mayes, born September 23, 1909; Marguerite, born November 6, 1912; Cunnie Jr., born March 16, 1915 and Jennie Louise Martin, born April 30, 1920. Mr. Martini is a farmer and stockman. Mrs. Martin is a niece of the Chiefs, Joel M. and Samuel H....

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Biography of Fred W. Martin

A well known Wichita manufacturer and business man, Fred W. Martin possessed the qualities which enabled him to grow and adapt himself in proportion to his opportunities. As a youth he learned the tinner’s trade and also clerked in a bardware store. It was on that narrow footing that he began to build himself into the larger affairs of business. He is now treasurer and manager of the Martin Metal Manufacturing Company, one of the growing and flourishing industries of Wichita. Besides the interest that attaches to his own successful career, it is also a matter of note that Mr. Martin represents a pioneer family of Kansas. His grandfather, Henry Martin, came from Hull, Eagland, in 1856, and located at Eldorado, Kansas, when this was still a territory. He had the distinction of eondueting the first store at Eldorado. It was in Butler County, Kansas, that Fred W. Martin was born October 19, 1874. He learned his lessons in the public schools there and in the meantime gained his first qualifications and experience for business as clerk in his father’s hardware store at Leon in Butler County. He also mustered the tinner’s trade while there. From Leon he went to a clerkship in a hardware store at Coldwater, Kansas, and subsequently identified himself with the City of El Reno, Oklahoma, where he remained six years. In 1899 Mr. Martin...

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Slave Narrative of Scott Martin

Person Interviewed: Scott Martin Location: Tennessee Place of Birth: Sumner County TN Age: 90 Place of Residence: 438 Fifth Ave., No. “I’se 90 y’ars ole and wuz bawn in slavery in Sumner County, Tennessee and I b’long to Marster Dr. Madison Martin an’ mah Misses Mary. And I wuk’d wid de stock an’ wuz de houseman.” “I hab neber been in any truble, neber ‘rested en neber bin in jail. I knows how ter behave, but de young peeples ob terday ain’ dun rite en dey don’ ‘mounts ter much. Dar am a few dat am all rite. In de ole days dey wer’ bettuh dan dey ez terday. De white and black ougher not ma’rie.” “I has voted two times, but I disremembers who I voted fer. Neber hadney frens in office en I nebr met any of de Klu Klux men. I didn’ go out much en I neber wuz kotched w’en I did git out. I heered lots ’bout nigger uprisin’ but dey wuz away off.” “I b’long ter de Missionary Baptist chuch an’ I useter preach in mah chuch ‘ouse en udders w’en called. Once a y’ar I wud be at de Cumberland Riber wha’f en’ baptiz’ culled peeples all da’. We useter hab camp meetin’ in de ole days en hab good things ter eat en I would preach all day. I went ter...

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Biographical Sketch of Harvey C. Martin

Martin, Harvey C., Ferrisburgh, was born in Ferrisburgh in April, 1835. He is a general farmer, stock grower, and dairyman. He represented his town in the Legislature in 1878 and ’79, and was constable and collector of his town from 1875 to 1885. He was married, in 1882, to Maria Martin. They had two children born to them — Jennie E. (who married Weller N. Prindle, who died in 1877) and Calvin C. Maria was a daughter of Medad and Eliza (Newell) Martin. Medad was born in 1803 and Eliza was born in 1804, and died in 1841. They had a family of four daughters and one son — Lucius, Louisa, Eliza, Maria. Medad was a son of Stoddard Martin. Harvey C. was a son of Calvin and Jane (Hobart) Martin. She was born in New York in 1809, and he was born in Charlotte, Chittenden county, Vt., in 1811. They had a family of two sons — John A. and Harvey S. Calvin died in June, 1885. He was a son of Nathaniel and Jerusha (Henman) Martin, who were natives of Lanesboro, Massachusetts. Calvin was a farmer in early life, and later a postmaster. Nathaniel was a son of Reuben Martin, of...

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Biographical Sketch of Eugene Warren Martin

(See Oolootsa, Ross) Eugene Warren, son of William Henry and Sarah Jane (Lowrey) Martin, born January 30, 1886, was educated in Tahlequah District and the Male Seminary. Married at Oklahoma City, April 1, 1915 Neva, daughter of Hosea Claude and Alice I. Frizielle, born Dec. 19, 1889 in Polk County Missouri. She was educated in the Public Schools in Oklahoma City. They are the parents of Pauline Mae, born Dec. 22, 1917 Harold Leroy Martin, born May 24, 1919. Mr. Martin is a business man in Oklahoma City. William Henry Martin is a grand son of Hercules Martin a fullblood Cherokee, and Cherokee name was Clogase. Hercules in was one of the best known and most proficient interpreters and clerical man of his day in the Cherokee...

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Biographical Sketch of Frank G. Martin

(See Oolootsa and Ross) -Frank Garland, son of William Hercules and Jennie (Lowrey) Martin, was born in Tahlequah District on August 9, 1884. Jennie, daughter of Henry and Mary (Parris) Lowrey, married August 6, 1875 John Hubbard, born May 24, 1849. He died March 11, 1880. She married on September 9, 1883, William Hercules Martin, born March 9, 1855. By her first marriage she had two children, Joanna and Mary Hubbard; and by the second marriage her children were, consecutively: Frank Garland, Eugene Warren, William Henry, Susie Lowrey, Teresa Josephine, Ellen Cordelia, .Jennie, and Sequoyah Raymond...

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Biographical Sketch of William McChesney Martin

William McChesney Martin, born in Lexington, Kentucky, July 2, 1874; son of Thomas L. Martin and Hettie (McChesney); attended Higgins school and Alleghan Academy (Professor A. N. Gordon), Lexington, Kentucky; A. B., 1895, Washington and Lee University; LL. B., 1900, Washington University Law School; married Mary Rebecca Woods of St. Louis, November 21, 1905; children William McChesney Martin, Jr., and Malcolm Woods Martin; moved to St. Louis, as secretary to superintendent of terminals, Louisville & Nashville Railroad, March 1, 1896; chief clerk to division passenger agent, same road, 1898-99; resigned to attend law school; admitted to St. Louis bar, June 15, 1900; substitute teacher English classics, Smith Academy (St. Louis), 1899; entered trust department, Mississippi Valley Trust Company latter part of 1900 to take care of legal work in connection with estates; elected safe deposit officer of Mississippi Valley Trust Company, April 1, 1904; elected assistant bond officer same company, December, 1905; elected assistant trust officer and assistant bond officer of same company, 1908; elected vice president same company, April 22, 1914; resigned to accept position as chairman of the board and federal reserve agent of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to which he was appointed September 30, 1914; author of several books and monographs on the law and practice of banking; member of American Bar Association; member St. Louis Bar Association; Presbyterian; clubs, Noonday, City, University,...

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Biography of John Martin

John Martin, a retired farmer, living in Union Grove, holds title to two hundred and sixty acres of good land in the County and is also financially interested in The Greenhouse and in the Union Grove Milling Company. A native of Cornwall, England, he was born on the 11th of August, 1849, of the marriage of Joseph and Amy (Tucker) Martin, also natives of that country, where the father engaged in farming. In their family were four children, of whom two survive, John and Joseph, the latter farming in Connecticut. The parents were communicants of the Episcopal Church and were actively interested in its work. Both grandfathers of our subject, John Martin and Robert Tucker, passed their entire lives in England. John Martin of this review received a good education in England and remained there until 1868, when he crossed the Atlantic to the United States. In September he located at Union Grove, Racine County, Wisconsin, and began working as a farm hand for an uncle. Subsequently he rented land for a time and later purchased a tract of land to which he added as he could. He now owns two hundred and sixty acres, all of which is well improved and in a high state of cultivation. He raised the usual crops and also engaged in dairying to a considerable extent, beginning to ship milk to Chicago at...

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Biography of John Martin

John Martin, who passed away in Racine in 1900 at the age of seventy-four years, devoted the greater part of his life to carpentering. He was born in England on the 13th of April, 1826, and at an early age came to America with his parents, the family locating in New York city. There he attended school and learned the carpenter’s trade, in which he became unusually proficient. At the age of twenty-one years he came to Racine County, Wisconsin, and purchased eighty acres of land in Yorkville Township, on which he resided for eight years. He then removed to Racine, where he made his home until his death in 1900. He erected many buildings in this County and gained an enviable reputation for fine workmanship and reliability. He was a poet of some note and many of his poems have been published. Mr. Martin was united in marriage to Miss Mary De Hule, and they became the parents of eleven children, namely: Thomas, deceased; William, a resident of California ; Samuel, deceased ; Emily, who is now Mrs. Willis Collins of Minnesota ; Anna Maria, now Mrs. Buckley ; Mary S., the wife of Edward Connor, of Kansas City, Missouri ; Thirza Jane Alice, deceased; Frances Rosaltha, the wife of Robert Green, of Racine ; Lilly Eliza, the wife of Edward Thorpe, of Marshfield ; Harriet Le Roy,...

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