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Martin VanBuren Oviatt
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1839
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1904
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA

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. 
Family links: 
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Braceville Center Cemetery
Newton Falls
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Pat B Lockett
Originally Created by: Margaret Jordan Halter
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
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Martin VanBuren Oviatt
Added by: Pat B Lockett
Martin VanBuren Oviatt
Added by: Pat B Lockett
Martin VanBuren Oviatt
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In memory
- Sue Allen
 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

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