Thurlow Martin

Thurlow W Martin (1831 - bef. 1900)

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Pvt. Thurlow W "T.W." Martin
Born in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Father of
Died before in Chaffee, Colorado, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 21 Aug 2019 | Last significant change: 21 Aug 2019
15:37: Carole Taylor edited the Biography for Thurlow W Martin (1831-bef.1900). [Thank Carole for this]
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Pvt. Thurlow Martin served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: Aug 23 , 1864 - Denver, Colorado Territory
Mustered out: 1865
Side: USA
Regiment(s): Co A 3rd Regiment, Colorado Cavalry/3rd Regiment, Colorado Infantry
Regiment was involved in Sand Creek Massacre, Nov. 29 1864.
Nickname: the "Bloodless Third"
Descriptive Card information: Co.H 3rd Regiment Colorado Cavalry
Aug 23 , 1864 - Denver Colorado Territory
Born: Williamstown, Vermont
Age: 33
Occupation: Farmer
"United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865,"
Name: Thurlow Martin
Also Known As Name: Thurlow W. Martin
Event Type: Military Service
Military Beginning Rank: Private
Military Final Rank: Private
Military Side: Union
State or Military Term: Colorado Territory
Military Unit: 3rd Regiment, Colorado Cavalry
Military Unit Note: (100 Days, 1864.)
Military Company: C
Affiliate Film Number: 2
Affiliate Publication Title: Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers :Who Served in Organizations From the Territory of Colorado.
Citing this Record


Thurlow was born in 1831.
1850 Williamstown, Orange, Vermont
Age: 18
Birth Year (Estimated): 1832
Birthplace: Vermont
House Number: 149
Russel Martin M 43 Vermont
Lucina Martin F 37 Vermont
Thurlow W Martin M 18 Vermont
Lucina Martin F 16 Vermont
Aaron K Martin M 13 Vermont
Samuel Martin M 10 Vermont
Mary Martin F 8 Vermont
Betsy Martin F 5 Vermont
Lucy A Martin F 3 Vermont
William Martin M 0 Vermont
Loren W Bacon M 22 Vermont
Catharine Nolen F 16 Vermont
Household ID: 149---Line Number: 28



Spouse: Mary L. Alvord (Alwood) Chigrin Falls, Ohio
Date: before 1866
Place: Illinois
source: Child's death record
1870 Douglas, Colorado Territory, Douglas County, Douglas, Colorado Territory
Age: 3
Birth Year (Estimated): 1867
Birthplace: Colorado
Page Number: 25
Thomas Martin M 38 Vermont
Mary Martin F 31 Ohio
Seward Martin M 10 Illinois
Russel Martin M 3 Colorado
John Baldwin M 22 Illinois
Samuel Beard M 30 Ohio
Charles Lee M 36 Michigan
Household ID: 240---Line Number: 15

1880 Maysville, Chaffee, Colorado
Name: T. W. Martin
Age: 48
Marital Status: Married, (but living alone, wife/kids are living in Illinois).
Occupation: Laborer
Birth Year (Estimated): 1832
Birthplace: Vermont, United States
Father's Birthplace: Vermont, ---Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
Sheet Letter: C--Sheet Number: 58--Person Number: 0--Volume: 2
District: ED 27--Sheet Number and Letter: 58C--Household ID: 4160116
1900 Walnut Township Walnut village, Bureau, Illinois
Age: 62
Marital Status: Widowed
children: 1 / Number of Living Children: 1
Birth Date: Jun 1838
Birthplace: Ohio
Father's Birthplace: Vermont---Mother's Birthplace: New Hampshire
Russell Martin Head M 34 Colorado
Anna Martin Sister F 29 Illinois
Mary Martin Mother F 62 Ohio
District: 27--Sheet Number and Letter: 11A--Household ID: 242---Line Number: 42
Citing this Record
IF Mary had only 1 child: Russell then who is it Russell claims a "sister- Anna"? AND in 1870 census there is a Seward born 1860, who is he?

Children's Data

  1. Seward H born 1859 Illinois
  2. Russell Samuel born 1866 Colorado
  3. Anna born 1871 Illinois
"Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947,"
Name: Russell Samuel Martin
Event Date: 19 Nov 1935
Event Place: Walnut, Bureau, Illinois
Age: 68
Birth Year (Estimated): 1867
Birth Date: 11 Dec 1866
Birthplace: Golden, Colorado
Father's Name: Thurlow W. Martin
Father's Birthplace: Williamstown, Vermont
Mother's Name: Mary L. Alvord
Mother's Birthplace: Chigrin Falls, Ohio
Occupation: Farmer
Residence Place: Walnut Twp.
Spouse's Name: Lillie F. Martin
Burial Date: 20 Nov 1935
Burial Place: Walnut, Bureau, Illinois
Cemetery: Walnut
Digital Folder Number: 4008390---Image Number: 750--Reference ID: cn 15


Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado,
Military headstone
T. W. Martin
Co. C
3rd Colo Cav

He passed away after 1865.


  1. Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Catharine Nolen in household of Russel Martin, Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States; citing family 149, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). Affiliate Film Number: 926---GS Film Number: 444925--Digital Folder Number: 004206189--Image Number: 00543
  2. Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 June 2019), Charles Lee in entry for Thomas Martin, 1870. Affiliate Publication Number: M593---GS Film Number: 000545593 Digital Folder Number: 004259440--Image Number: 00431
  3. Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 July 2017), T W Martin, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 27, sheet 58C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0089; FHL microfilm 1,254,089. Digital Folder Number: 005157304--Image Number: 00232
  4. Citing this Record: "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2018), Lillie F. Martin in entry for Russell Samuel Martin, 19 Nov 1935; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,765,620.
  1. Descriptive card
  2. "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Thurlow Martin, Private, Company C, 3rd Regiment, Colorado Cavalry, Union; citing NARA microfilm publication M534 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 2; FHL microfilm 821,999.
  3. Find A Grave: Memorial # 43112432
  4. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 August 2019), Mary Martin in household of Russell Martin, Walnut Township Walnut village, Bureau, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 27, sheet 11A, family 242, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,239. Digital Folder Number: 004113695--Image Number: 00158

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