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John Martin

Birthplace: Beson, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Preston, Franklin, Id
Place of Burial: Preston, Franklin, Id
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Martin and Priscilla Martin
Husband of Kate Martin
Father of Kate Priscilla Beckstead; Ann Eliza Hollingsworth; Ella Petterborg; Maude Mecham; Erza Samuel Martin and 1 other
Brother of Fanny Martin; Ellen Martin; Pricilla Martin; George Martin; Lorenzo Martin and 1 other

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John Martin

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Birth: Nov. 15, 1841

Bedfordshire, England

Death: Feb. 5, 1928


Franklin County

Idaho, USA

Born Beson, Bedfordshire, England

Son of Samuel Martin and Priscilla Layton

Married Kate Burton, 13 Nov 1868, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - John Layton Martin, Jane Rozeltha Martin, Kate Priscilla Martin, Ann Eliza Martin, Amy Martin, William Burton Martin, Ella Martin, Maude Martin, Ezra Samuel Martin

OBITUARY - Final Tribute Paid Utah Pioneer of 1853, Early Idaho Settler, John Marton (sic), Preston Ida., Feb. 8.-(Special)

The funeral of John Marton (sic), 86, who died Sunday at his home, was held in the Preston Sixth ward chapel today. Interment was in Preston City cemetery.

Mr. Marton (sic) was born in England in 1841, and he came to the United States in 1850 settling in Mississippi where he buried his mother.

He moved to Utah in 1855 and settled in Grantsville where he married Kate Burton. He was then called on a mission to Idaho and settle in Liberty, Idaho, Bear Lake county, from there he moved to Preston in 1881.

He has always been active in civic and Church affairs.

His widow and the following children survive: Mrs. Rosuthua Earley, Mrs. Pricella (sic) Beckstead, Mrs. Anna Eliza Hollingworth (sic) Mrs. Ella Petterburg, Mrs. Maude Meacham, William B., and Ezra Marton (sic).

Family links:

 Samuel Martin (1814 - 1889)
 Priscilla Layton Martin (1816 - 1852)

 John Layton Martin (1869 - 1869)*
 Jane Rozeltha Martin Earley (1870 - 1943)*
 Priscilla Kate Martin Beckstead (1873 - 1951)*
 Ann Eliza Martin Hollingsworth (1875 - 1947)*
 Amy Martin (1877 - 1881)*
 William Burton Martin (1879 - 1970)*
 Ella Martin Petterborg (1882 - 1965)*
 Maude Martin Mecham (1885 - 1968)*
 Erza Samuel Martin (1888 - 1981)*

 Kate Burton Martin (1846 - 1931)

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Preston Cemetery


Franklin County

Idaho, USA

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John Martin's Timeline

November 15, 1841
Beson, Bedfordshire, England
November 19, 1870
Age 29
Liberty, Bear Lake, Idaho
January 12, 1873
Age 31
Liberty, Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States
February 10, 1875
Age 33
June 6, 1882
Age 40
March 10, 1885
Age 43
Whitney, Franklin, ID, USA
July 17, 1888
Age 46
February 5, 1928
Age 86
Preston, Franklin, Id
February 8, 1928
Age 86
Preston, Franklin, Id