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William Thomas Martin (1810 - 1901)

William Thomas Martin
Born in Clark, Indiana, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 4 May 1837 in Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United Statesmap
Died at age 91 in Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jul 2009
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William was born in 1810 in Clark County, Indiana[1] the son of William Martin and Mary Wall. He married Margaret Emeline Johnston in 1837 in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana.[2]William and his family are in Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana in the 1850,[3] 1860,[4] 1870,[5] and 1880[6] Censuses. In the 1900 Census[7] he is found living with his youngest son, David, still in Carr Township. His wife had passed away 2 years previous. He passed away in 1901 in Jackson Couty, Indiana.[8][9]

Name: William Martin
Event Type: Marriage License
Event Date: 03 May 1837
Event Place: Clark, Indiana, United States
Event Place (Original): Clark, Indiana, United States
Sex: Male
Spouse's Name: Margarett E Johnston
Spouse's Sex: Female
1850 Census Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
William Martin Male 39 Indiana
Margaret E Martin Female 32 North Carolina
Ruth E Martin Female 12 Indiana
James A Martin Male 11 Indiana
Jacob G Martin Male 8 Indiana::Hester J Martin Female 6 Indiana
Elbert Martin Male 3 Indiana
Mary M Martin Female 0 Indiana
Ruth Johnson Female 67 North Carolina


  1. Find a Grave Index.
  2. "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992", database, FamilySearch ( : 13 January 2020), Margarett E. Johnston in entry for William Martin, 1837.
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 December 2020), William Martin, Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), William Martin, 1860.
  5. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 May 2021), William Martin, 1870.
  6. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 February 2021), William Martin, Carr, Jackson, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 106, sheet 38A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,286.
  7. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 November 2021), William Martin in household of David W Martin, Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 67, sheet 1B, family 16, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,378.
  8. Find a Grave Index.<
  9. "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 December 2014), William Martin, 30 Dec 1901, Carr Township, Indiana; from "Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920," database, Ancestry ( : 2003); citing "The source of this record is the book CSS-2 on page 113 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration." County Health Office, Brownstown.

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