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Luke Martin 1918 Draft Card

LUKE MARTIN – U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Permanent Home Address: RFD 4 Box 48 City Dallas AL

Age: 33, Born 1885

Occupation: Farmer

Employer: Mrs. C.F. Grin

Nearest Relative: Julia Phillips (same address, I believe her husband is Max Phillips)

Description: Tall, Slender Build, Brown eyes, Black hair

Date: Sept 12, 1918

Note: Uncle Luke & Aunt Julia are siblings to my (g) grandmother, Sarah Jane Martin. Their parents are Jane (Judge) and Jordan Martin of Dallas County, Alabama.

 

Negro cabin, Montgomery, Alabama

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October 10, 2012 at 8:08 pm Leave a comment

Frank Martin 1918 Draft Card

Frank Martin Draft Card, 1918 * Summerfield, Dallas County, Alabama

Residence: Summerfield Alabama

Age: 20

Date of Birth: June 1898

Race: Negro

Occupation: Farm Laborer

Employer Name: Lucy Greene

Nearest Relative: Lucy Green, Summerfield, Ala

Description: Medium Height, Medium Build, Black Hair

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Frank Martin is a cousin. Another cousin that worked for Sol & Lucy Greene is Herbert Martin.

Sol and Lucy (Callens) Greene lived in Summerfield, Dallas County, Alabama and worked as farmers.

I believe the parents of Frank Martin are Jim (James, b. 1873) and Lucy Martin (b. 1888). Jim is the brother of my (g) great-grandmother, Sarah Jane Martin. Which makes Frank Martin a cousin.

October 3, 2012 at 6:19 pm Leave a comment

Lettie Austin (Martin) – Death Certificate – Bibb County, AL

Lettie Austin (maiden name Martin)

Born: 1900

Death: Sept. 17, 1946

Spouse: Richman “Rich” Austin

Father: Jordan Martin

Mother: Jane Martin

Film# 1908811

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Aunt Lettie (Martin) Austin is the sister of my (g) great-grandmother, Sarah Jane Martin. Their parents, Jordan & Jane ” Judge” Martin, were farmers living in Dallas County, Alabama (Woodlawn and Summerfield) and had 9 children together.

Lettie and her husband, Rich Austin (b. 1895), lived in Brent (Bibb County), Alabama, with their children Richman A. Austin (b.1922) , Ethel M. Austin (b. 1926), Dewitt Austin (b. 1929) and Fannie B. Austin (b. 1930). 

 

In Memory of Our Dearest Mother: Lettie Martin Austin, May 1896-Sept. 1946

Cooper’s Cemetary, the “colored” side of Centreville Cemetary

Source: “Cooper’s Cemetary” by  Ingrid Marshall & Debbie Paige, Bibb Co AL Gen Web: http://www.algw.org/bibb/cemeteries/cooperscem.html

October 3, 2012 at 6:02 pm Leave a comment


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