Marriage & Children
Martin married twice. His first marriage was at about 1872 and his wife died before 1880. They had one child, Ella Talmadge who was born in 1874. His second marriage was to Eliza J. and nothing is known about her or whether or not they had children.
|Enlistment Date:||24 Oct 1861|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Re-enlisted as a veteran:||1 Jan 1864|
|Re-enlisted at:||Brashear City, LA|
|Muster Out Date:||6 Jun 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Albany, NY|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 24
"Was with his regiment while in the south west, acting most of the time as a teamster. Re-enlisted at Brasher City on January 1, 1864. Was at surrender of General Lee's Army. Single. Father's name (Westerlo) Jonathan"
Born in Watervliet, NY, Age 26, Farmer, Blue eyes, Dark hair, Dark complexion, 5'9" tall.
|Sources Used: 1860 census, Westerlo, NY; Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers|
From 1915 to 1927, Martin had almost constant admissions to several National Homes for Disabled Volunteers, his final one being at Hampton, VA in 1927. Martin died on January 30, 1932
Additional Research Notes
- 1840 Census, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY
- 1850 Census, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com