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Alonzo E. Martin
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1840
Appleton
Knox County
Maine, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1918
Bangor
Penobscot County
Maine, USA

Alonzo was the son of Eliphalet M. and Jane T. (Pierce) Martin. Eliphalet was from Appleton, Maine. Jane was from South Thomaston, Maine. Alonzo was born in Appleton and joined Company H, 4th Maine Infantry, based in Rockland at the start of the Civil War. He fought successfully at the First Battle of Bull Run, but was later shot in the left side during McClellan's ill-fated Peninsula Campaign in fighting near Williamsburg, VA. Later, he was transferred to the 38th NY volunteers before being discharged at Ft. McHenry, Baltimore in 1862. A gravemarker was installed on October 23, 2013. His first wife was Cordelia Shaw of Winterport. She passed away young. His second wife was Naomi C. Sprague, daughter of Wellington and Elizabeth (Gray) Sprague of Grand Manan, New Brunswick, Canada, Milbridge, Maine and Bangor. Lillian E. (Martin) Sprague, who married Emanuel C. Sprague was also a daughter of Alonzo and Naomi. Alonzo was my great, great grandfather.

From the Bangor Daily News

"The death of Alonzo E. Martin occurred Tuesday at his residence, 261 Pine Street. Mr. Martin had lived in Bangor a long time and was very well known and a highly respected citizen. He was a charter member of the B. H. Beale post, G.A.R. and a member of the Pine Street Methodist Church. His many friends will learn with sorrow of his death. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. B.F. Benson of Portland, Mrs. M.C. Sprague of McKinley, Mrs. L.H. Hayden of Presque Isle; two sons, A.W. Martin and O.B. Martin, both of Bangor; and one brother, Alman G. Martin of Granvey, Mo." 
 
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 Parents:
  Eliphalet M. Martin (1809 - 1892)
 
 Spouses:
  Cordelia Shaw Martin (____ - 1865)
  Naomi C Sprague Martin (1852 - 1884)
 
 Children:
  Marion N. Martin (____ - 1870)*
  Delia S. Martin Benson (1865 - 1957)*
  Almond Ulysses Martin (1874 - 1954)*
  Hattie Adell Martin Wilson (1876 - 1902)*
  Elletta Martin Hayden (1879 - 1940)*
  Orlando Brett Martin (1882 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Roscoe G. Martin (____ - 1890)*
  Almond G Martin (1834 - 1920)*
  Alonzo E. Martin (1840 - 1918)
  Archibald P. Martin (1843 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Bangor
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Plot: Lot 705 Public Grounds
 
Created by: Kenneth Clark
Record added: Dec 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102745054
Alonzo E. Martin
Added by: Kenneth Clark
 
Alonzo E. Martin
Added by: Kenneth Clark
 
Alonzo E. Martin
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