Marie Ellen (Martin) Walker

Marie Ellen (Martin) Walker (abt. 1808 - 1878)

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Marie Ellen Walker formerly Martin
Born about in Cornwall, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in South East Washington DCmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Washington, DCmap
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Biography of Marie Ellen Martin (1810-1878

1810 Birth

Birth of Daughter Maria E. Martin(1810–1878)[1]

Marie was born about 1810. [2]


Marie and her family probably immigrated to Washington from Cornwall in 1810 soon after her birth.

1825 Marriage

On 21 July 1825, William B. Walker married Maria E. Martin in Washington, District of Columbia. [3]

1850 Census

1850 United States Federal Census for Maria E Walker, 40, shows her at home in Washington Ward 7, Washington, District of Columbia, Family #92 in a household comprised of: [4]

  • Maria E. Walker, Age: 40, born England abt 1810. Value of Real Estate $2000
  • William T Walker 19. Painter
  • Thomas H Walker 17. Painter
  • Maria C Walker 15
  • John C Walker 14
  • Richard Walker 11
  • Charles E Walker 8
  • George F Walker 5
  • Francis M Walker 3
  • Williamanna Walker 1
  • Tobias Martin 38 Clerk

1860 Census for Mariah E. Walker

1860 Census for Washington, DC shows Mariah E. Walker at home in Washington Ward 7, Family No 114, Washington, DC in a household comprised of:[5]

  • Mariah E. Walker, age 52, born in England 1808. Value of Real Estate $1600, Value of Personal Estate $200
  • Rd Alfred Walker 20 Painter
  • Chas Edward Walker 18 Book Binder
  • George F Walker 16 Clerk in Store
  • Francis M Walker 13 Attended school within the year
  • William Anna Walker 11 Attended school within the yeare
  • John C Walker 23 Carpenter
  • Margaret Walker 17 born Virginia
  • John Francis Walker 3/12

1867 Business Directory

Maria E. Walker, widow of William B. Walker, 563 13th, West. [6]

1870 Census

The 1870 United States Federal Census shows M E Walker, age 60, born about 1810 in England, at home in Washington Ward 7, Washington, District of Columbia. [7] In a household comprised of

M E Walker 60, Keeping House. Real Estate 2000, personal estate 300. born England; father and mother of foreign birth
George F Walker 25. Grocer. born DC Real Estate 4000, personal estate 2000. born DC, mother of foreign birth.
Francis M Walker 23. Clerk in Store. born DC Married within the year, December. mother of foreign birth
W Anna Walker 20. at home. born DC mother of foreign birth
Sarah Walker 23 at home. born New York. Married within the year in December. mother NOT of foreign birth.

Facts of Related Persons

1820 Census record of future husband Tobias Martin

Tobias Martin listed for Ward 6 DC with:

2 males < 16,
1 male 10-15,
1 male 45+,
1 female 10-15,
1 female 26-44, and
one female 45+. (Both Tobias and Marie would fit these slots.) [8]

Cusworth Martin

(Walker) Married E. Martin, daughter of Cusworth Martin, b. 5/9/1784, Stithians, Cornwall, England, d. 11/13/1838, Wash DC, and wife Maria. [9]

1826 Interments in Congressional Cemetery

Tobias Martin died 6/29/1826, Interred in Congressional Cemetery. [10]

Mary Emeline Martin (1838-1915)

Mary Emeline Martin d. 8/15/1915 in 77th year of age. (born 1838) [8]

Spouse is given as Tobias Mardin d. 1856. <re3f name="rjm"/>

1856 Interments in Congressional Cemetery

Tobias Martin died 11/20/1856, Interred in Congressional Cemetery. [10] This Tobias had an obit that says “On the 17th instant of disease of the heart, Tobias Martin of the War Department, a native of Cornwall England (Florida papers please copy)”

Biography of James Martin, father of Cusworth


James Martin[11]


James Martin was born September 14, 1676 in Stithians, Cornwall, England. [11]


James Martin died 1736 in Stithians, Cornwall, England[11]


He was the son of Edmund Martin and Dorothy Bath [11]


He married Elizabeth[11]


Father of [11]

  1. Edmund Martin; born July 11, 1720, Stithians, Cornwall, England
  2. James Martin, born June 19, 1715, Stithians, Cornwall, , England
  3. Elizabeth Martin; born April 18, 1725, Stithians, Cornwall, England
  4. Cusworth Martin; born Dec 29, 1723, Stithians, Cornwall, England
  5. William Martin, born May 10, 1730, Stithians, Cornwall, England
  6. Honnor Martin, born April 5, 1711
  7. William Martin
  8. Elizabeth Martin, born Jan 8, 1727, Stithians, Cornwall, England
  9. John Martin, born 1718, Stithians Cornwall, England
  10. Cusworth Martin


Brother of [11]

Jane Martin;
Elner Martin;
Edmond Martin;
John Martin;
Ann Martin
and 2 others
Half brother of Martin


  1. Wholecheck, Tobias Martin, William Walker Wood Family, Accessed April 12, 2016
  2. Cora Walker Hayes (daughter of William Tobias Walker, oldest son of William Bradley Walker). My Square: The Walkers in the 60's. Privately Published, 1860. Reported by John Cushman Walker IV, email, April 12, 2016
  3. Washington, D.C., Marriages, 1801-1825 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1997. Original data: Dodd, Jordan R, et. al.. Early American Marriages: Washington D.C. to 1825. Bountiful, UT, USA: Precision Indexing Publishers, Accesed April 14, 2016
  4. 1850; Census Place: Washington Ward 7, Washington, District of Columbia; Roll: M432_57; Page: 96A; Image: 198 Source Information 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C. Accessed April 14, 2016
  5. 1860; Census Place: Washington Ward 7, Washington, District of Columbia; Roll: M653_104; Page: 720; Image: 156; Family History Library Film: 803104. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Accessed April 14, 2016
  6. Washington DC City Directory, 1867, page 562. Accessed April 14, 2016.
  7. 1870; Census Place: Washington Ward 7, Washington, District of Columbia; Roll: M593_126; Page: 289A; Image: 27; Family History Library Film: 545625. Source Information. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Accessed April 14, 2016
  8. 8.0 8.1 Research of Joan Majtenyi, August 12, 2016
  9. Congressional Cemetery Records.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Congressional Cemetery records, researched by Joan Majtenyi, April 12, 2016.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 James Martin. Managed by: Gene Daniell. Last Updated: November 23, 2014. Geni. Accessed April 12, 2016

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