Martin,  Silas

Martin, Silas

Male 1782 - 1858  (75 years)

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  • Name Martin, Silas  [1, 2
    Born 8 Oct 1782  Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Find A Grave Memorial 127079718 
    Occupation 7 Jan 1822  Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Overseers of Highways 
    Residence 30 May 1833  Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Was a witness at the marriage of Earl D Martin and Eva Karn, both of Oxford 
    Military Service 22 Jul 1838  Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    4th Company, 2nd Regiment of Oxford Militia, marched in Norwich and was employed on active service for Nine days, usurping insurrectionary an movement in that Township 
    Residence 1 Jun 1840  Whiteside, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1850  Whiteside, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 22 Feb 1858  Rock Falls, Whiteside, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Rock Falls, Whiteside, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Coloma Township Cemetery, Section 8
    Person ID I6486  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree | The History John Greene of Quidnessett, The History of Samuel Martin
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Martin, Samuel,   b. 1759, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1832, Blandford-Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Greene, Silence,   b. 14 Apr 1762, Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1811, Blandford-Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1779  Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Porter, Sally,   b. Abt 1785, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841, Whiteside, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1808  Blandford-Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Minister Thomas Hornor, Justice of the Peace 
    Witness James Smiley, Samuel Martin and Artmas Rogers 
    Children 
     1. Martin, Silas,   b. Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Martin, David,   b. Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +3. Martin, Emily Marie,   b. 1811, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, Whiteside, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years)  [natural]
    +4. Martin, Nancy,   b. Abt 1814, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +5. Martin, Sarah,   b. 1816, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1888, Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    +6. Martin, Sophia,   b. 15 Jan 1819, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1905, Whiteside, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    +7. Martin, Harriet,   b. 28 May 1822, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1910, Whiteside, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
    +8. Martin, Henrietta,   b. Abt 1827, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1888, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)  [natural]
    +9. Martin, Hamilton,   b. Sep 1830, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F2366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1782 - Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1808 - Blandford-Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Overseers of Highways - 7 Jan 1822 - Oxford, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Was a witness at the marriage of Earl D Martin and Eva Karn, both of Oxford - 30 May 1833 - Oxford, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 4th Company, 2nd Regiment of Oxford Militia, marched in Norwich and was employed on active service for Nine days, usurping insurrectionary an movement in that Township - 22 Jul 1838 - Oxford, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jun 1840 - Whiteside, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Whiteside, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Feb 1858 - Rock Falls, Whiteside, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rock Falls, Whiteside, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Martin, Silas 1840 USA Federal Census
    Martin, Silas 1840 USA Federal Census
    Martin, Elam Eaton I Canada, British Army and Canadian Militia Muster Rolls and Pay Lists
    Martin, Elam Eaton I Canada, British Army and Canadian Militia Muster Rolls and Pay Lists
    Martin, Silas 1850
    Martin, Silas 1850

    Family Crest
    Martin Family Crest
    Martin Family Crest

  • Notes 
    • History of Whiteside, Illinois: (p387): "Silas Martin was born in Massachusetts, and first moved to Schoharie, New York, and from there to Canada. In 1839, he came to Prophetstown, and remained two years, when he went to Coloma, and died there about 1859. His wife was killed in 1841 by the accidental discharge of a gun, while she was out riding. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Martin have been : Sarah wife of Thomas Yeoward, living in Coloma; Nancy, wife of Morris L. Green living in Montmorency; Emily, wife of William W. Durant, living in Albany; Sophia, wife of Sydney Barber, living in Coloma; Harriet, wife of William R. McKenzie, living in Prophetstown; Henrietta, wife of J. E. Whitcher, living in California; Silas, living in California; David, now dead; and Hamilton, who married Miss Harriet Chapman, and lives in Round Grove."

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] 1840 USA Federal Census, taken June 1, 1840, , Whiteside, Illinois, roll 73, page 324.
      Record for Silas Martin

    2. [S167] FindAGrave, (Name: www.findagrave.com;).
      Record for Silas Martin

    3. [S12] 1850 USA Federal Census, taken June 1, 1850.

    4. [S153] Educated Guess from Census.

    5. [S1] Ontario: Birth, Death and Marriage Records.