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James A. Martin
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1845
Death: Apr. 15, 1931

From his Texas certificate of death
Name: James A Martin
Death Date: 25 Apr 1931
Death Place: Floydada, Floyd, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: white
Death Age: 85 years
Birth Date: 07 Sep 1845
Birthplace: Ala
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name: Geraldine Hearon
Father's Name: Jackson Martin
Father's Birthplace: U.S.A.
Mother's Name: Nancy Sawyer
Mother's Birthplace: U.S.A.
Occupation: Farmer
Burial Place: Weatherford, Tex
Burial Date: 26 Apr 1931
Informant: C.M. Martin, Floydada, Texas


James Alberta Martin (Jackson1) was born on 7 Sep 1845 in Choctaw Co., MS, died on 25 Apr 1931 in Floyd Co, TX at age 85, and was buried in Weatherford, Parker CO, TX.

He appeared on the Pickens Co, AL - 1850 Federal Census census on 24 Oct 1850 in Pickens Co, AL. 2 Southern District, No 28, Stamped Pg 63
He appeared on the Choctaw Co, MS - 1860 Federal Census census on 11 Aug 1860 in Choctaw CO, MS. 3 Township 18, Page 117, Stamped Pg (Hand written) 307
He appeared on the Choctaw Co, MS - 1870 Federal Census census on 18 Oct 1870 in Choctaw CO, MS. 13 Township 17 Range 7, Page 2, Stamped Pg 260
He appeared on the Parker Co, TX - 1880 Federal Census census on 2 Jun 1880 in Parker CO, TX. 14 Not Stated, Dist 139, Page 2, Stamped Pg 458
He appeared on the Parker Co, TX - 1900 Federal Census census on 8 Jun 1900 in Parker CO, TX. 15 Justice Pct 6, Dist 77, Sheet 4A, Stamped Pg 237
He appeared on the Parker Co, TX - 1910 Federal Census census on 29 Apr 1910 in Parker CO, TX. 16 Justice Pct 1, Dist 65, Sheet 8A, Stamped Pg 38
He appeared on the Parker Co, TX - 1920 Federal Census census on 15 Jan 1920 in Parker CO, TX. 17 Justice Pct 1, Dist 58, Sheet 5A, Stamped Pg 53
He was buried at the City Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford, Parker CO, TX in Apr 1931.

James married (1) Geraldine Hearon on 19 Sep 1867 in Choctaw CO, MS. Geraldine was born on 26 Jan 1847 in MS,8 died on 4 Oct 1910 in Weatherford, Parker CO, TX at age 63, and was buried in Weatherford, Parker CO, TX.
She appeared on the Choctaw Co, MS - 1870 Federal Census census on 18 Oct 1870 in Choctaw CO, MS. 13 Township 17 Range 7, Page 2, Stamped Pg 260
She appeared on the Parker Co, TX - 1880 Federal Census census on 2 Jun 1880 in Parker CO, TX. 14 Not Stated, Dist 139, Page 2, Stamped Pg 458
She appeared on the Parker Co, TX - 1900 Federal Census census on 8 Jun 1900 in Parker CO, TX. 15 Justice Pct 6, Dist 77, Sheet 4A, Stamped Pg 237
She appeared on the Parker Co, TX - 1910 Federal Census census on 29 Apr 1910 in Parker CO, TX. 16 Justice Pct 1, Dist 65, Sheet 8A, Stamped Pg 38
She was buried at the City Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford, Parker CO, TX in Oct 1910.

Children from this marriage were:
i. Howard Martin was born on 21 Jul 1868 in Choctaw CO, MS,8 died on 1 Apr 1906 in Weatherford, Parker CO, TX8 at age 37, and was buried in 1906 in Weatherford, Parker CO, TX.
ii. Lela M. Martin was born on 27 Sep 1869 in Choctaw CO, MS,20,21 died on 19 Jan 1963 in Floyd Co, TX at age 93, and was buried in 1963 in Floydata Cemetary, Floyd CO, TX.
iii. Judge Preston Martin was born on 6 Apr 1872 in MS, died on 20 Dec 1938 in Weatherford, Parker CO, TX at age 66, and was buried in Weatherford, Parker CO, TX.
iv. Eugene H. Martin was born on 29 May 1874 in Choctaw CO, MS and died on 6 Jan 1956 in Parker CO, TX at age 81.
v. Luther Alvin Martin was born on 14 Mar 1878 in Parker CO, TX and died on 8 Apr 1962 in Parker CO, TX9 at age 84.
vi. Bernard Martin was born on 18 Jan 1880 in Parker CO, TX and died on 6 Jun 1967 in Wichita CO, TX, at age 87.
vii. Andy J. Martin was born on 17 May 1883 in Parker CO, TX, died on 14 Jun 1918 in Tarrant CO, TX, at age 35, and was buried in Jun 1918 in Parker CO, TX.
viii. James Gerald Martin was born on 22 May 1886 in Parker CO, TX and died on 28 Apr 1954 in Floyd Co, TX at age 67.
ix. Claude Milton Martin was born on 28 Nov 1889 in TX.

James married (2) Mary S. Mary was born about 1867 in TN.
Fact 1: Little is known about this marriage as most of the biographies relating to Mary Martin or Larry Hagman have not revealed it. It was found on the 1920 Federal Census, 15 Jan 1920, Parker CO, TX.
She appeared on the Parker Co, TX - 1920 Federal Census census on 15 Jan 1920 in Parker CO, TX. 17 Justice Pct 1, Dist 58, Sheet 5A, Stamped Pg 53
Information given by Alice Huitt Preston

 
 
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 Parents:
  Jackson Martin (1814 - 1890)
  Nancy Ann Sawyer Martin (1884 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Geraldine Hearon Martin (1847 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Howard Martin (1868 - 1906)*
  Lela Martin Massie (1869 - 1965)*
  Preston Martin (1872 - 1938)*
  Luther Martin (1878 - 1957)*
  James Gerald Martin (1886 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
City Greenwood Cemetery
Weatherford
Parker County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Don Oftedahl
Record added: Nov 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31138751
James A. Martin
Added by: Don Oftedahl
 
James A. Martin
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