Charlie Martin

Charlie Martin

Birth
Gray, Knox County, Kentucky, USA
Death 1899 (aged 0–1)
Burial Gray, Knox County, Kentucky, USA
Plot A small burial marker in a corner of the 20' by 20' square cemetery
Memorial ID 41431295 · View Source
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The infant son of John Dalton Martin and Lucy Frances Johnson, who were married circa 1890.

Charlie's syblings were:
Rachel Ellen Martin b: 27 SEP 1891 in Gray, Knox, Kentucky, United States
David Radford Martin b: 15 DEC 1893 in Gray, Knox, Kentucky, United States
James Parker Martin b: 16 JAN 1896 in Knox, Kentucky, United States
Creed Dalton Martin b: 26 MAY 1901 in Knox, Kentucky, United States
Chester Arthur Martin b: 24 SEP 1903 in Knox, Kentucky, United States
Samuel A. Martin b: 16 JUN 1906 in Knox, Kentucky, United States.

The following information was submitted by Ralph Terry

The tombstone of Charley (on tombstone) or Charlie (on census) Martin at Sullivan Cemetery in Knox county, Kentucky, shows his birth date as December 15, 1898 and his death date as December 15, 1899.

Ian Martin, a great nephew of Charley Martin, noted that Charley Martin listed on the 1900 Knox County, Kentucky census.

This is not the first time I have seen a deceased child listed with the family, especially since he was only a few months deceased. The census does list him, but it also shows the mother had 4 children born, and 3 living. There are 4 children listed, so one of them must have been deceased. Since we know Rachel, David and James lived after 1900, we know the deceased one was none of them. So it had to be Charley.

I find it interesting that, according to his tombstone, he lived exactly one year. Coincidental, I am sure, but nevertheless interesting.


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  • Maintained by: Ed Elam
  • Originally Created by: Photodynamics
  • Added: 1 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41431295
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charlie Martin (15 Dec 1898–1899), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41431295, citing Sullivan Cemetery, Gray, Knox County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ed Elam (contributor 46629771) .