First Generation


1. William Martin was born on 6 December 1859 in Kirkostedbaught, Scotland. He died on 17 April 1934 at the age of 74 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.

William Martin and Harriett Mahala "Hattie" Matthews were married on 16 January 1891 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. by L. Collins, Esq. Harriett Mahala "Hattie" Matthews, daughter of Daniel Weed Matthews and Elizabeth Adams, was born on 13 January 1872 in Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine, USA. Birth also reported at Stonington. She died on 24 April 1918 at the age of 46 in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island. Is her surname Matthews?

William Martin-4565 and Harriett Mahala "Hattie" Matthews-7289 had the following children:

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James Malcolm Martin-4309.

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Bessie Martin-3819.

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William J. Martin was born in 1894 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 11 January 1931 at the age of 37 in Blue Hill Hospital, Maine, USA. He was buried in Evergreen cemetery, Stonington. Unmarried.
Is this the William Martin buried by Dellie Bridges in 1918? Apparently not (2012)

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Jeanie Marguerite "Janice" Martin-3812.

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Daniel Martin-4355.

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Benjamin Lewis Martin Sr.-11517.

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Evelyn Lora Martin-4385.

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Addie A. Martin-7291.

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Kathleen "Katie" Martin-4381.

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Robert Lewis "Bob" Martin was born on 7 October 1907 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 16 September 1963 at the age of 55 in Bar Harbor Hospital, Maine, USA. ROBERT MARTIN
Swan's Island; Robert L. Martin, 55, died Monday at a Bar Harbor hospital after a long illness.
He was born here October 25, 1907, son of William and Hattie (Matthews) Martin.
Surviving are six sisters, Mrs. Bessie Scott of Rockland, Mrs. Jeanie Burns, Mrs. Rose Staples and Mrs. Evelyn Johnson, all of Swan's Island, Mrs. Addie Burgess, Mrs. Mary Oxton, Biddeford; two brothers, Benjamin of Vinalhaven and Abbott of Boston.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Advent Christian Church of Swan's Island, the Rev. Linwood Louden officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Swan's Island. He was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Unmarried.

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Mary L. Martin-7292.

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Roseann "Rosie" Martin-4481.

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Abbot John Martin-4659.