Martin Van Buren Kitzmiller

Photo added by Tracy DeVault

Martin Van Buren Kitzmiller

  • Birth 18 Apr 1835 Fordtown, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 26 Sep 1880 Pullman, Whitman County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Pullman, Whitman County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 55118633

Occupation - Farmer.

Martin and Virginia married
18 November 1858
in Rappahannock County, Virginia.
They were the parents of six children;
William Harrison, Lucy Catherine,
Maud Sarah, Elizabeth Jane,
Edward Duncan, Ann Hasseltine.

During the Civil War Martin was captured and imprisoned at Fort Erie where he contracted tuberculosis.
In 1873 he moved to Oregon (for a better climate); then to Walla Walla, Washington; In April 1879 he moved to Pullman, Washington.



Inscription

MARTIN V. B. KITZMILLER
Beloved husband and father
born April 18, 1835
died September 26, 1880

"Our Father and Mother are gone
Children meet me in Heaven
They lie beneath the sod,
Dear parents tho we miss thee
He died as he lived
We know you rest with God, a Christian"


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  • Maintained by: Tracy DeVault
  • Originally Created by: Yvonne Gowen
  • Added: 18 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55118633
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martin Van Buren Kitzmiller (18 Apr 1835–26 Sep 1880), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55118633, citing Whelan Cemetery, Pullman, Whitman County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Tracy DeVault (contributor 47057088) .