Harvey Jerome Martin
Posted By: Ida CC
Date: 1/6/2016 at 09:56:57
Ida Surname: Martin
Harvey Jerome Martin, b. Mar 15, 1865, Fulton, IA, & d. Mar 25, 1935, Ida Grove, IA. He was the son of George Martin & Caroline Welding. He married Minnie Mae Richardson on Feb 14, 1886 - place unknown. Minnie died Aug 28,1920. In 1894, they were living in Walnut Grove, MO. At some point they moved up to Galva, IA where they raised their children. Harvey lived most of his life in Galva & was buried there in the Galva cemetery. Cause of
death: diabetes & stroke.
They had 8 Children:
1) Irvin Martin
Married: Carrie Nelson. They lived in Ida Grove, IA.
Irvin was in World War I and was gassed with mustard gas. He was in France for a time during
the war. He died an early death due to the exposure to the gas.
Irvin & Carrie's children:
A) William Martin
B) Jack Martin
C) Roy Martin
D) Winona Martin
2) Floyd B. Martin
Married: Mattie Thomas
Floyd & Mattie's children:
A) Erma Martin
B) Helen Martin
C) Doris Martin (dec)
D) Arlene Martin
E) Shirley Martin
3) Elsie May Martin, b. Jun 7, 1894, Walnut Grove, MO. Married: Peter August Sierks, 1916, Sioux City, IA.
4) Lela Martin
Married 1) Yank Thomas, who deserted her & their children.Divorced.
Children: A) Lois Thomas
B) Gladys Thomas
Married: 2) Edward Bullock. He was a good father & husband. They moved to Stratford, IA, when the depression got hard.
children C) Marjorie Bullock
D) Vera Bullock
E) Dolores Bullock
5) Edith Martin, b. d. Feb 7, 1930. Married a Bornhalt. She died during her pregnancy.
6) Mildred Martin, b. Married: Ellery (last name unknown). He was called "Spider".
Children: A) Baby - born with a cleft palate and double harelip & died in Iowa City Hospital after a second surgery.
B) Joyce Married: Harold Bozoni and had several more children.
They lived in Cherokee, IA.
7) Infant - died (date unknown)
8) Infant - died (date unknown)
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