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George L MARTIN

George L MARTIN

Male 1826 - 1899  (73 years)

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  • Name George L MARTIN  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 13 Feb 1826  Virginia Or Tennesee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Gender Male 
    Birth 13 Feb 1826  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial George L. Martin Cemetery, Jackson County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1870  [1
    Wagon Maker 
    Died 15 Sep 1899  [2, 5, 6
    Buried Martin Family Cemetery South of Commerce, Jackson County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1420  Wood-Lester
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    Father James MARTIN 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth ERWIN 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Jul 1820  Jackson County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F4077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah A DOSTER,   b. 10 Jul 1830, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1901  (Age 70 years) 
    Notes 
    • [1] The marriage date given in the legacy data as 13 Jan 1901 clearly is not correct since this would mean that Sarah (UNK) wife of George Martin would be 71 years old.
    Children 
     1. (UNK) MARTIN  [natural]
     2. George T MARTIN,   b. 6 Mar 1851,   d. 3 Aug 1917  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     3. Laura Cornelia MARTIN,   b. 15 May 1854,   d. 17 Jul 1912  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     4. William M MARTIN,   b. 22 Oct 1856,   d. 4 Nov 1919  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     5. Robert C MARTIN,   b. 16 Mar 1861,   d. 19 Jul 1900  (Age 39 years)  [natural]
     6. Ida T MARTIN,   b. 1866, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     7. James H MARTIN,   b. 15 Oct 1868,   d. 28 Nov 1935  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     8. Ella F MARTIN,   b. 14 Aug 1871,   d. 6 Jun 1922  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F4231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    George L. Martin
    George L. Martin

    Documents
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (1 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (1 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (2 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (2 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (2 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (2 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (3 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (3 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (4 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (4 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (5 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (5 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (6 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (6 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (7 of 8)
    George L. Martin CSA War Records (7 of 8)

    Histories
    Descendents of George L  Martin [51 page PDF file]
    Descendents of George L Martin [51 page PDF file]
    Andrew R. White and Christine M. (Cheesman) White created this well-done report on the descendants of George L. Martin. Andrew has also graciously shared and contributed a number of great, interesting documents that I will put on the web site when time permits.

  • Notes 
    • 1850 US Fed Census: Subdivision 45, Jackson Co, Georgia, age 24, born VA, farmer with wife Sarah A. E., age 19, born GA
      1860 - CAN'T FIND looked at each census record of Minish, Newtown, House, or Jefferson Districts of Jackson County.

      Civil War Service:
      George L. Martin also served in Company G, 43rd Georgia Infantry Regiment C.S.A., Jackson County, Georgia Rebel Guards. His rolls as found in the National Archives under Microcopy No. 266 are as follows:
      10 Mar 1862 - 31 Oct 1862: Company Muster Roll; 4th Seargent, Co. G, 43rd Regiment. Enlisted March 10, 1862 in Camp McDonald under Captain M. M. Mintz. George marked as present.
      30 Mar 1862: Pay Roll; 4th Sergeant, Co. G, 43rd Regiment. Volunteered March 4th, 1862 in Jefferson, Jackson County, GA under Captain M. M. Mintz and he was paid $50.
      Jul 1862: Regimental Return; Rank not marked, Co. G, 43rd Regiment. George marked absent.
      Mar-Apr 1863: Roll of non-commissioned officers and privates employed on extra duty at Vicksburg, Miss; Priv, Co. G, 43rd Georgia Regiment. George served as a carpenter for the two months.
      17 Jul 1863: Roll of Prisoner of War paroled at Vicksburg, MIss.; Pvt., Co. G, 43rd Georgia Regiment.
      Jul-Aug 1863: Hospital Roll at Marietta, GA; Pvt, Co. G, 43rd Georgia Regiment. George is present at hospital in September as a patient. It says George was last paid by Capt. Newman on June 30, 1863.
      Nov-Dec 1863: Company Muster Roll; Pvt, Co. G, 43rd Georgia Infantry. George is present and was last paid by Captain Newman on October 31, 1863.
      Jan-Feb 1864: Company Muster Roll; Pvt, Co. G, 43rd Regiment Georgia Infantry. George is absent, sent to general hospital on Feb. 24, 1864.
      8 May 1865: Roll of Prisoner of War; Pvt, Co. G, 43rd Regiment Georgia Infantry. George was paroled by command of Bvt. Brig. Genl. W. J. Palmer at Athens, GA., on or about May 8, 1865

      End of Civil War Service
      1870 US Fed Census: Subdivision 71, Jackson Co, Georgia, age 44, born VA, Wagon Maker with wife Sarah E., age 41, sons George T. - age 19, William M. - age 12, Robert C. - age 10, James H. - age 3, and daughter Ida T. - age 7
      1878 - Saturday, April 27th issue of The Forest News, Jackson County, Georgia an article appeared as follows: Thieving. One night last week, some one, by breaking the lock, entered the smoke-house of Mr. Geo. L. Marin, living about three miles below Harmony Grove (now Commerce), and took there from some flour, a few pieces of meat, &c. No clue to the robbers.
      1880 US Fed Census: District 255 (Minish), Jackson Co, GA, age 54, born VA, farmer, with wife Sarah A., age 51, sons Robert C. - age 20, James H. - age 10, and daughters Ida T. - age 14, and Ella F. - age 6
      George L. Martin is listed in census data as being born in Virginia. There were a lot of Martins in Virginia in 1840 and it is very difficult to discern which Martin George descends from. More records will have to be found George L. before I determine his father's name. Also, in the 1900 census records of his children James H, Robert C, and son-in-law living with Sarah, George L. (as father) is listed as born in Tennesee. ????
      His epitaph reads "Death was the gale through which to life he passed. To feast on joys that will forever last."

      Listed marriage date of 13 Jan 1901 is after his dealth, will need to resarch all dates. - Robert Wood, Jr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] 1870 US Federal Census; Subdivision 71, Jackson, Georgia;Roll:M593_159; Page: 369.

    2. [S7] "Our Time In History: This Wood and Lester Family", Robert Darious Wood, Sr and J Glenn Wood, File 480C(2).txt.

    3. [S127] Handwritten Note Found in Aunt Flora (WOOD) Long's Keepsakes.

    4. [S128] Handwritten Note in Flora Long's Keepsakes, Flora (Wood) Long, (Name: Name: Name: Owned by The Wood Family, information shared by RobertWood,Jr.;;;).

    5. [S154] Jackson County, Georgia Cemetery Records, James A. and Betty Ann Wadell Mathis, (Name: Name: Name: Danielsville, GA: Heritage Papers, 1980;;;).

    6. [S22] 1900 US Federal Census; Minish, Jackson, Georgia; Roll: T623_206;Page:12B; Enumeration District: 90.

    7. [S7] "Our Time In History: This Wood and Lester Family", Robert Darious Wood, Sr and J Glenn Wood, File MARTIN.txt.

    8. [S155] Jackson County, Georgia Marriage Records, (Name: Name: Location: Marriage Book A;;;).
      Marriage Book A