My biological father Ernest William Martin Sr.
b. 3-08-1911 in Horse Pasture, VA d. 11-17-1987 Greensboro, NC. His father and mother, William Creed Martin m/ Mattie Sue Koger my gf & gm; Stokley Martin w/ Isabella B. Haynes my ggf & ggm. We do not know anything about the Martin Family, even if he had brothers and sisters. It has been a real roadblock to me.
Ruth Jane Dillion Koger Spencer
mother of Mattie Sue Koger Martin my grandmother;
Dillard Koger her father and Abraham Lee Spencer her stepfather after Dillard Koger died.
Other families I am researching are:
Ada Louise Lackey m. Samuel Wesley Foust
William Dickey Lackey her father and
Mary Routh her mother and her mother Cynthia Routh that never married.
Claude Lee Cecil and Blanche Goff Cecil my husbands paternal grandparents.
Alford Duckery Richardson m. Mishie Alvinie Moore in Randolph county buried in Huldah Bapt. Church Cemetery my husbands maternal great grandparents.
Jesse Smith Leonard and Sadie Horner Leonard adoptive parents of my mother born Della Louise Foust name changed with adoption to the Leonards to Helen Elizabeth Leonard and married Sidney Cairey Collins.
Gertrude Otley Spence and husband Kenny Monroe Collins, and the 9 children of marriage; 7 sons "Frank" Monroe, "Paul" Clifton, James "Tom" Thomas, "John" Pershing, William "Bill" Sterling, "Sidney" Cairey(my adoptive dad), and "Lewis" Monroe Collins; 2 daughters "Lillie Maude" Collins Bonsall and "Blanche" Otley Collins Washington.