William was born in 1869 in Indiana to Jesse Martin and Catherine Pressnall. In 1880, the family was living in Clark, Atchison, Missouri. This census states he was born in Minnesota.
He married Flora Frances Dragoo. By 1900, they were living in Atchison, Missouri, where William was a farmer. Their children included Essie, Irena, and Donald.
By 1930, they were still living in Clark, Atchison County, Missouri. Two older children were living at home - Richard and Jean.
William passed away in 1954 and was buried in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Atchison.
↑ "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M66C-ZLN : 13 July 2016), William Martin in household of Jesse K Martin, Clark, Atchison, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district ED 13, sheet 469A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0672; FHL microfilm 1,254,672.
↑ "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3HF-668 : 20 January 2015), William N Martin, Lincoln Township (west part) Westboro vill., Atchison, Missouri, United States; citing sheet 9B, family 181, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,837.
↑ "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH61-YG8 : accessed 12 April 2015), William N Martin, Clark, Atchison, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0004, sheet 1A, family 1, line 1, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1175; FHL microfilm 2,340,910.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William 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 some percentage (beta) of DNA with William: