Thomas John Martin was born in Ireland. He married Clarinda Nevin at the St. Mary’s Pro-cathedral in Dublin in June 1841.
In the later years of the Irish Potato Famine, Thomas and Clara Martin came to America with their four small children. They departed from Liverpool on the ship Guy Mannering and arrived at the Port of New York on October 12,1849.
↑ Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016), Ancestry.com, Catholic Parish Registers, The National Library of Ireland; Dublin, Ireland; Microfilm Number: Microfilm 09159/03.
↑ New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), Ancestry.com, Year: 1849; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237, 1820-1897; Microfilm Roll: Roll 084; Line: 27; List Number: 1407.
↑ New York, Irish Immigrant Arrival Records, 1846-1851 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001), Ancestry.com.
↑ Records for Passengers Who Arrived at the Port of New York During the Irish Famine, created, 1977 - 1989, documenting the period 1/12/1846 - 12/31/1851. Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies. Center for Immigration Research. (Most Recent). National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records, National Archives at College Park, MD.
↑ "United States Famine Irish Passenger Index, 1846-1851," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KDXG-DCW : 27 December 2014), Thomas Martin, 12 Oct 1849; from "Famine Irish Passenger Record Data File (FIPAS), 1/12/1846 - 12/31/1851," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (http://aad.archives.gov : accessed 2012); citing "Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies. Center for Immigration Research 1976-2002."