Charles William Martin

10 August 1846–9 April 1918 (Age 71)
Kanawha, Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles William

When Charles William Martin was born on 10 August 1846, in Kanawha, Virginia, United States, his father, Redmond Edward Martin, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Midkiff, was 32. He married Virginia Ellen Midkiff on 1 June 1871, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Washington Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 9 April 1918, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Alum Creek, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Martin
1846–1918
Virginia Ellen Midkiff
1854–1936
Marriage: 1 June 1871
Luticia Martin
1872–
Minnie S. Martin
1873–
Lieutishia Frances "Lou" Martin
1875–1939
Wilbert Allen Martin
1876–1877
Polina Antinet Martin
1877–1900
Lawrence Martin
1879–
Celeshia Olivia Martin
1882–1934
Nathan Martin
1883–
Champ Martin
1885–1958
Lucy Jane Martin
1889–1927
Laura Martin
1892–1931
George Sherman Martin
1896–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 June 1871
Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
children

(12)

    Female1872–Female

    Female1873–Female

    Lieutishia Frances "Lou" Martin

    Female1875–1939Female

    Wilbert Allen Martin

    Male1876–1877Male

    Polina Antinet Martin

    Female1877–1900Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 1

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’). This was borne by a famous 4th-century saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Martin in household of Redmond Martin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Martin in household of Redmund Martin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles Martin in household of Edward Martin, "United States Census, 1850"

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