Abraham Marshall Martin

20 March 1840–14 August 1918 (Age 78)
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Abraham Marshall

When Abraham Marshall Martin was born on 20 March 1840, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, James P Martin, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Gold, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Hester A Cabaniss. He lived in Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 14 August 1918, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bostic, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States.

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Abraham Marshall Martin
Hester A Cabaniss
Susan E Martin
James C "Jim" Martin
William Weldon Martin

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    Susan E Martin


    James C "Jim" Martin



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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 13

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 22

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

Irish: Martan, from mart, an ox, and an, denoting youth or small size, meaning a young ox

Sources (3)

  • Abram M Martin in household of James Martin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Marshall Martin in entry for William Weldon Martin, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Moshal Martin in entry for W Weldon Martin and Sallie Poston, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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