File submitted for USGenWeb/MOGenWeb Lincoln County page by Howard R. Watts, 9 Sep 2001.  Link change or update: 6 Oct 2001

Lewis G. Martin Family Records

Lewis (Louis) Graves MARTIN
Son of Joseph MARTIN and Susannah GRAVES MARTIN
Born Apr. 1, 1793 Appomatox Co, VA
Died March 27, 1877 Lincoln Co., MO

First wife
Belinda RUCKER
Born abt 1795 TN died after 1834 TN
Married Lewis G. MARTIN September 16, 1816 Rutherford Co. TN (record on file in Rutherford Co. Courthouse)
George W. MARTIN born abt 1818 Rutherford Co., TN
Thomas Gideon MARTIN born May 19, 1821 Rutherford Co., TN died May 19, 1904 Lincoln Co., MO
    Married Anna CARR born 1825 St. Louis Co., MO, died May 1908 Lincoln Co., MO, married after 1840 Lincoln Co., MO.
    Children Thomas Dabney & William L. MARTIN

William MARTIN born abt 1822 Rutherford Co., TN
    One time mayor of Elsberry, Lincoln Co., MO
Patrick Rucker MARTIN born abt 1828 Rutherford Co., TN
America Jane MARTIN born abt 1830 Rutherford Co., TN
    1st married James M. YANVY 1848 Lincoln Co., MO
    2nd married Robert ALLISON 1851 Jasper Co., MO
    3rd married unknown WOODCOCK before 1855
Joicia (Joyce) Ann MARTIN born abt 1834 Rutherford Co., TN

Second Wife
Alice (Alley) E. CONN born abt 1807 TN died abt 1870 Lincoln Co., MO
Married Lewis G. MARTIN March 4, 1839 Cannon, Co., TN (record on file in Cannon Co., TN Courthouse)
Richard Hamilton MARTIN born April 11, 1840 Cannon Co. , TN

Lewis G. MARTIN moved his family to Lincoln Co., MO prior to Sept. 1844. BLM record show the following: Louis G. MARTIN – Accession/Serial MO 2410-243 Document NO.: 22660 Issue date Sept 10, 1844: N1/2NE Sect 27, twnshp 50-N, Range 1-E, 5th PM, Lincoln Co., MO. His son George W. MARTIN purchased a land patent Sept 10, 1844 for land in Lincoln Co. Thomas Gideon MARTIN purchased land patents Dec. 1848 and April 1855. Lewis was a member of an organization known as the "Slickers" according to the publication "The Slicker War" by Clarke Thomas and Jack Glendenning, Bona Publishing Co. Aldrich, MO c 1984.

Prior to 1850 Lewis moved to Jasper Co., MO
1850 Federal Census records show the following living with him: Alley, Patrick E., John L, America Jane, Joyce and Richard.

1860 Federal Census records show Lewis in Dallas Co., MO with him are:
Alice, Richard, Joyce and three of America Jane’s children (Mary Ellen ALLISON, America Jane ALLISON and Adaline WOODCOCK).

Richard H. joined the Confederates, signing up in Van Buren, AR, in 1862.

After the Civil War, Lewis, Alice, Richard, Mary Ellen ALLISON, America Jane ALLISON and Adaline WOODCOCK moved back to Lincoln, Co. MO

The 1870 Federal Census shows
Lewis and Adaline WOODCOCK are living with Richard and his family in Lincoln, Co., MO. America Jane ALLISON is living with William W. and Harriet E. JAMISON in Lincoln Co., MO.

Marriage records Lincoln Co., MO, Jasper Co., MO, Rutherford Co., TN & Cannon Co., TN
On line Bureau of Land management records.
Lincoln Co., Gone but not Forgotten
Pike Co. Cemetery Records
Federal Census records 1830 – 1870 for MO and TN
Material on America Jane MARTIN collected in cooperation with other descendents of hers.
Picture from my Uncle Lawrence WATTS files
Background collected by my great Aunt Nellie Eva WATTS and passed on to her brother and my grandfather Howard Lee WATTS. Howard L. WATTS passed these records on to his descendents.

The above prepared by Howard R. WATTS great great great grandson of Lewis Graves MARTIN.

File submitted for USGenWeb/MOGenWeb Lincoln County page by Howard R. Watts, 9 Sep 2001.  Link change or update: 6 Oct 2001

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