|Birth: ||Dec. 9, 1839|
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 1904|
Martin was born 9 Dec 1839 in Braceville, Trumbull, Ohio. His parents were Julius Oviatt(1808-1846) and Editha S Lamphier(1818-1890). After Julius died, Editha married John Bosley(1812-1896).
Martin served with the 6th Ohio Cavalry Co K in the Civil War. During this time he wrote two diaries that are in the National Archives in Washington, DC. In his diary, he mentions writing letters to his parents. He also tells about his brother,David W Oviatt's(1843-1864)death. David served in the 82nd Ohio Infantry Co I.
Martin married Celia Oviatt(1841-1885) 26 Sept, 1867. They had two daughters, May Estelle Oviatt(1868-1952) and Ida Maud Oviatt(1871-1956).
After Celia died, Martin married Eleanor Jane Cowan(1837-1933) in 1887.
Martin died 29 March, 1904. He was buried in Braceville Center Cemetery, Trumbull, Ohio.
Julius Oviatt (1808 - 1846)
Editha Bosley (____ - 1890)
Celia Oviatt Oviatt (1841 - 1885)
Eleanor Jane Cowan Oviatt (1837 - 1933)
May Estelle Oviatt Bailey (1868 - 1952)*
Infant Son Oviatt (1832 - 1832)**
Samuel J Oviatt (1836 - 1863)**
Martin VanBuren Oviatt (1839 - 1904)
David W Oviatt (1843 - 1864)*
Braceville Center Cemetery
Maintained by: Pat B Lockett
Originally Created by: Margaret Jordan Halter
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82553576
Added: Sep. 20, 2013
I enjoyed reading your Civil War diary. Thanks for writing it and for your service. Your Gr, Gr Granddaughter. Pat|
Pat B Lockett
Added: Mar. 4, 2013