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 Rufus Quinton Martin

Rufus Quinton Martin

Birth
Northampton County, North Carolina, USA
Death 6 Jun 1940 (aged 68)
Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Milwaukee, Northampton County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 100113550 · View Source
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Rufus was a son of John Emory Martin & Cordelia Ann Bridgers; married Ada Britt.

His full name was recorded on the delayed birth certificates for both of his daughters, Eula Gray & Ella Reese as indicated below:

North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000 about Eula Gray Martin
Name: Eula Gray Martin
Event Type: Delayed Birth
Birth Date: 30 Jul 1898
Birth County: Northampton
Parent1 Name: Rufus Quinton Martin
Roll Number: NCVR_B_C071_68001
Volume: 5
Page: 327

North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000 about Ella Reese Martin
Name: Ella Reese Martin
Event Type: Delayed Birth
Birth Date: 25 Oct 1906
Birth County: Northampton
Parent1 Name: Rufus Quinton Martin
Roll Number: NCVR_B_C071_68001
Volume: 7
Page: 305

North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
about Rufus Q Martin
Name: Rufus Q Martin
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 68
Birth Date: 12 May 1872
Birth Place: Northampton
Death Date: 6 Jun 1940
Death Location: Roanoake Rapids, Halifax
Spouse's name: Ada Britt Martin
Father's Name: John E Martin
Mother's Name: Cordelia Bridgers
Residence: Northampton, North Carolina

Death certificate indicated died Roanoke Rapids Hospital, Halifax Co., NC, lived Northampton Co, married, wife age 65, died as a result of bullet wound shot in right temple region, suicide, both parents born Northampton Co, informant Heney Johnson of Conway, NC, buried Martin Cemetery, Milwaukee, NC.

NOTE: Informant was son-in-law, James Henry Johnson, though death certificate indicated "Heney".


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  • Created by: Dot Harcum
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100113550
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rufus Quinton Martin (12 May 1872–6 Jun 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100113550, citing Martin/Johnson Family Cemetery, Milwaukee, Northampton County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Dot Harcum (contributor 46871931) .