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Offline oldohiohome

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Re: George S Martin and Mary Jane Pope
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 11 July 19 15:31 BST (UK) »
I didn't find Mary J Pope anywhere in the US before her marriage. And I didn't find George S Martin anywhere either. If he was born in Canada, wouldn't there be a record of him entering the US also? Mary J Martin's says 'accompanied by husband', but if he was not a US citizen, wouldn't there be a separate record for him? Or one in his name saying he was accompanied by her? I'm not sure.
   
George is not in the 1940 Seymour City Directory or the 1940 and 1941 Ansonia Directory. His death record might give his parents' names and maybe his place of birth.

I looked at veromi.net for William Ross Martin and none of the results looked promising. You can take a look yourself. The men in the 70s are, for the most part, in states you probably wouldn't retire to if you lived in Maine. None in Maine itself. One in Richmond, VA, but his former residences look like New Jersey, and he is linked to people name Ross, not Martin, so there might be some confusion on veromi's part. It happens on the people finder sites sometimes.

I tried William R Martin in Maine, and the results were even less promising.

I think it will be difficult to find him, but happy hunting anyway.
Cambridgeshire: Billups, Cropley; Derbyshire: Jenkinson, Gratton; Co Down: O'Rourke, Rodgers, Cunningham

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Re: George S Martin and Mary Jane Pope
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 11 July 19 15:58 BST (UK) »
U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 - George Sylvester Martin - 25 August 1902 Ansonia, Connecticut.  Employer Ponds Extract Co.
Registration Date 16 Feb 1942 - Registration Place Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut - spouse Mary Martin.  (Image available on Fold 3)

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Re: George S Martin and Mary Jane Pope
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 11 July 19 16:42 BST (UK) »

If nothing further does materialise on here. There are a couple of RAOGK volunteers who will research in Maine. Second and eighth on the lists with this link.  Might be worth an e-mail  ???

https://raogk.org/lookups/region/maine/

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Re: George S Martin and Mary Jane Pope
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 11 July 19 20:54 BST (UK) »

Still no birth location for George S or parents.  Knowing birth around 1902 may yield results in Canada.  I can find no reason Mary Jane would have been in that part of US in order to meet George Martin


Here is George's WWII Draft. States he was born in Ansonia, CT. It's available at Fold3 for free. Just use the element blocker on your adblocker to eliminate the ad block as well the blurred screen they use to tease you with to join. Then you can often see the records at Fold3.

WWII Draft: http://www.rootschat.com/links/01o1a/

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This would be his family in the 1900 census living in Ansonia, CT. His parents are William & Annie and he has a sister Annie L. (b.1899).

1900 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M979-TDZ

It appears the family moved to New Brunswick, Canada. Looks like that was where they were originally from.  Here they are in the 1911 census with son George S. plus others born since the 1900 census. Census gives his birth, as well as his twin's birth as Aug. 1902, which matches his DOB on death WWII & Death record.

The census states he & his twin were born in New Brunswick, Canada, but I believe that to be an error.

1911 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-2YVQ

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Here is his twin sister Georgia's marriage record. She states she was born in Ansonia, Ct. USA

Marriage: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBN-Q3FF

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Here is that Martin family on a tree at Family Search going back.

FS Tree: https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L43Q-K52

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Re: George S Martin and Mary Jane Pope
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 11 July 19 21:15 BST (UK) »
Here are George's parents William & Annie on Find A Grave. They are buried at L'Etete cemetery along with their son Hazen and daughter Annie L(Lavenia) from the 1911 census.

William: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/192751232/william-edgar-martin

Wife Annie Jane: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/192751344/annie-jane-martin

Hazen: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179230404/hazen-borden-martin

Daughter Annie L: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/192750771/lavenia-annie-hooper

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Re: George S Martin and Mary Jane Pope
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 11 July 19 21:27 BST (UK) »
1921 Census District 4 of Charlotte, New Brunswick

residence of all: St George Parish, Letite?

William Martin, a retail grocer, working on his own account
Annie
George S Martin, 18, born in USA, naturalized, occupation: teamster, father's [business?]
Georgia A, 18, born in USA, naturalized
William
Millidge L, daughter
Hagen?, son

all in the family were Baptist
all others born in New Brunswick

http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1921&op=pdf&id=e002893816
Cambridgeshire: Billups, Cropley; Derbyshire: Jenkinson, Gratton; Co Down: O'Rourke, Rodgers, Cunningham

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Re: George S Martin and Mary Jane Pope
« Reply #15 on: Thursday 11 July 19 21:37 BST (UK) »
George's twin sister Georgia died in 1965. DOB listed as August 25, 1902, Ansonia, CT. This matches the known information for George S Martin.

DC: http://www.rootschat.com/links/01o1b/