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Charles Alexander Martin (abt. 1860 - 1924)

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Charles Alexander Martin
Born about in Christchurch, New Zealandmap
Son of [father unknown] and
Husband of — married 25 Oct 1883 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified 4 Sep 2018 | Created 10 Sep 2017
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Charles was born in 1860. [1] His father is not recorded on the birth certificate so his father is unknown but he uses the name Martin for the rest of his life - he was adopted or was just born before parents wed?

Charles married Sarah King in 1883 [2]

MARRIAGE. TEMUKA LEADER, ISSUE 1167, 30 OCTOBER 1883 Martin-King .—On October 25th, at Temuka, Charles Alexander Martin, of Geraldine, to Sarah King, of Temuka.

Charles passed away 7 Dec 1924, Temuka, Canterbury, New Zealand [3]

DEATH TEMUKA LEADER, [4]9 DECEMBER 1924 MARTIN—On December 7, at,his residence, Shaw-street, Temuka, Charles Alexander, beloved husband of Sarah Martin, aged 64 years.

PRESS, [5] 8 DECEMBER 1924 MARTIN—On December 7th, at his residence Temuka, Alexander Charles, dearly loved husband of Sarah Martin, and only son of the late Charles John and Josphine Martin, late of Christchurch; in his 63rd year.

OBITUARY. TEMUKA LEADER, ISSUE 10727, 9 DECEMBER 1924 CHARLES ALEXANDER MARTIN. There passed away at his late residence, Shaw street, Temuka, on Sunday morning, Mr Charles Alexander Martin, a well-known figure in Temuka for over forty years. Early on Wednesday morning he was seized with a sudden illness while working in his garden, and he never regained consciousness. The late Mr Martin was born in Christchurch in 1860. He was educated in Christchurch and came to Temuka in 1879. He married Miss Sarah King, and they removed to Geraldine, but returned and took up their residence in Temuka, Mr Martin carrying on business as a carrier. In 1918 he had a serious accident, being badly mauled in a chaff cutter, and in 1920 he started as a taxi proprietor, which he carried on until his death. Two sons served in the Great War, one dying at sea before reaching New Zealand. Mr Martin is survived by a widow and eight sons and six daughters. The funeral will take place in the Temuka cemetery this afternoon.

Charles Alexander Martin, New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records [6]

ACCOUNTS. TEMUKA LEADER, ISSUE 10742, 17 JANUARY 1925 JT IS REQUESTED that all accounts owing by the late Mr Charles Alexander Martin, of Temuka, Taxi Proprietor, be rendered at once IN DUPLICATE to the undersigned, certified as due and owing at date of death, the 7th day of December, 1924. F. A. JOYNT, Solicitor for the Executrix.



  1. 1862/11252 Trouchet Charles Alexander Josephine NR
  2. 1883/3158 Sarah King Charles Alexander Martin
  3. 1924/10100 Martin Charles Alexander 64Y
  4. ISSUE 10727,
  5. VOLUME LX, ISSUE 18250,
  6.  :Name Charles Alexander Martin
    Event Type Probate
    Event Date 1924
    Event Place Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
    Agency CAHY
    Accession CH145
    Series Number 3155
    Series Name Timaru probate files, 1871-1997
    Note Temuka - Taxi Proprietor
    Item Code R21846297
    Box Number 42
    Record Number TU2353/1924
    First Image Number 56
    Last Image Number 70
    Number of Images 15
    Citing this Record "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 August 2017), Charles Alexander Martin, 1924; citing Timaru, Timaru probate files, 1871-1997, record number TU2353/1924, Archives New Zealand, Auckland Regional Office; FamilySearch digital folder 005356292.

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