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Benajah Martin
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1835
Hopewell
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1890
Hopewell
Marshall County
Illinois, USA

Benjamin was the son of Josiah Williams & Courtney (Forbes) Martin. His father Josiah was born in Woodstock, Windham, CT. Benjamin's mother Courtney was born in Currituck Co, NC.

He had 3 brothers and 3 sisters. They were:

1 Caleb, 1834-1856
2 Van Buren, 1836-1862
3 Charles, 1837-1852
4 Mary, 1839-1862
5 Sarah, 1846-1869
6 Margaret Curran, 1850-1884, 2 children

Benjamin was a farmer in Hopewell Twp in Marshall County.

In 1857 he married Ellen Jane Francis. She was born in Boston.

The couple had a large family of 11 children:

1 Etheleen, 1858-1861
2 Josiah, 1860-1861
3 Mattie, 1863-bef. May 1942
4 Charles,1865-aft May 1942, 2 children
5 Benajah,1866-1961, 4 children
6 Caleb, 1870-1942, 1 son
7 Frank, 1872-1897
8 Marie, 1875-bef May 1942
9 Lucius, 1876-bef May 1942
10 Nellie, 1879-aft May 1942
11 Grover, 1883-aft May 1942

Many of the Martin family are buried in this cemetery. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Josiah Williams Martin (1808 - 1877)
  Courtney Forbes Martin (1811 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Jane Frances Martin (1842 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  Etheleen H. Martin (1858 - 1861)*
  Josiah W. Martin (1860 - 1861)*
  Charles Martin (1865 - 1953)*
  Benjamin Martin (1868 - 1961)*
  Caleb Van Buren Martin (1870 - 1942)*
  Frank L. Martin (1872 - 1897)*
  Mary A Jenkins (1873 - 1921)*
  Lucius D Martin (1876 - 1934)*
  Nellie A Martin Sparling (1879 - 1968)*
  Grover C. Martin (1883 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Caleb W. Martin (1834 - 1856)*
  Benajah Martin (1835 - 1890)
  Van Buren Martin (1836 - 1862)*
  Charles Martin (1837 - 1852)*
  Mary Abigail Martin (1839 - 1862)*
  Sarah Frances Martin (1846 - 1869)*
  Margaret Mariah Martin Curran (1850 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forbes Cemetery
Henry
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: The Ancestor Hunter
Record added: Jul 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15092216
Benajah Martin
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Benajah Martin
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Benajah Martin
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