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  • ID: I032842
  • Name: David MARTIN
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1771 in East Earl Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death: 1854 in Conestogo, Woolwich Twp, Waterloo Co, Ontario, Canada
  • Emigration: 1820 USA-Canada
  • Reference Number: 32842
  • Note: David Martin, son of Abraham and Barbara (Oberholtzer) Martin, was born in East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, March 16th, 1771. On May 4th, 1794 he was married to Maria, daughter of Christian Guth. She was born in the same township, January 26th, 1775. In 1820, they with their family of twelve children, moved to Canada. On June 6th of the same year they came to Waterloo, and on the 9th of the same month they settled on lot No. 65, German Company's Tract, Waterloo Township. The farm is now in possession of Joseph B. Martin. Many and almost indescribable were the hardships and sufferings of this family in making the journey from Pennsylvania to their new home in this county but no sooner had they fully rested themselves and seemed to enjoy their life in the wilds of Canada, when "King Death" came and claimed the mother of this happy family as his own. After suffering great pain for five days, caused by inflammation of the bowels, she died of mortification, July 5th, 1820. On June 13th, 1824, the father was married again to Catharine, daughter of Samuel Guth (now spelled Good) who was a brother to Christian Guth, father to his first wife. There was no family with second wife. He died September 6th, 1854. His second wife was born November 11th, 1777, and died November 14th, 1848, after an illness of a little more than two months. [Eby Book 1895]

    Father: Abraham MARTIN b: 1748 in Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA
    Mother: Barbara OBERHOLTZER b: 1750 in Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA

    Marriage 1 Maria GOOD b: 1775 in East Earl Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA
    • Married: 1794 in Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA
    1. Has Children Abraham MARTIN b: 1795 in Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania
    2. Has No Children Barbara MARTIN b: 1796
    3. Has Children Christian MARTIN b: 23 DEC 1797
    4. Has Children Joseph G MARTIN b: 1800
    5. Has Children David MARTIN b: 13 MAR 1802 in Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania
    6. Has No Children Esther MARTIN b: 1804
    7. Has No Children Maria G MARTIN b: 1806
    8. Has Children Catherine MARTIN b: 25 NOV 1808
    9. Has No Children Elizabeth MARTIN b: 1811
    10. Has Children Jacob MARTIN b: 22 MAR 1811
    11. Has No Children Magdalena MARTIN b: 5 APR 1813 in Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania
    12. Has Children Peter MARTIN b: 9 JAN 1816 in Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania, USA
    13. Has No Children John G MARTIN b: 1819

    Marriage 2 Catherine GOOD b: 1777
    • Married: 1824
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