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James Elwin Martin (1858 - 1934)

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James Elwin (Elwin) Martin
Born in Troy Township, Delaware, Ohio, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 14 Jan 1878 in Delaware Ohiomap
Descendants descendants
Died in Troy Township, Delaware, Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 1 Jan 2018 | Created 26 Oct 2014
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James Elwin Martin was born on Feb 10, 1858 in Delaware, Ohio, USA. [1].

On Feb 14, 1878, James and Alice Eva Wornstaff were married in Delaware, Ohio, United States by Elder John Biggs, a Baptist Minister. [2]. James and Alice were married for forty-eight (48) years until Alice's death.

James Elwin Martin died on Dec 15, 1934 in Delaware, Ohio, USA. [1] James is buried in Sec. F, lot 10, grave E of Marlborough Cemetery located in Delaware, Ohio, USA. The head stone is small and heavily weathered. [3]

Research Notes

James often signed documents as Elwin Martin. Based on this, he likely was called Elwin instead of James. I have even saw a Signature of E. A. Martin on the marriage certificate of his son Claude Martin Martin-40271 22:00, 31 December 2017 (EST)


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953" database with images, FamilySearch, James Elwin Martin, 15 Dec 1934; citing Oxford, Delaware, Ohio, reference fn 72084; FHL microfilm 2,022,233.
  2. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 July 2014), Delaware > Marriage records 1869-1879 vol 4 > image 378 of 467; county courthouses, Ohio.
  3. Find-A-Grave. Memorial ID: 21096210

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Elwin by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Elwin:

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On 26 Jul 2017 at 09:07 GMT Esmé (Pieterse) van der Westhuizen wrote:

Warning: Check the data.

A child's birth date should not be before a parent is six years old. A marriage date should not be before a spouse's birth date.

Rejected matches › James Thomas Martin (1857-1936)

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