Jonas Amos Martin (1821-1862) aka Jonas Glusha Martin; Ship Carpenter; (b. July 19, 1821; North Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont, USA - d. May 21, 1862; Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA)
"Jonas Amos Martin" is found in the 1850 census, and "Jonas Glusha Martin" is used in an online birth record.
July 19, 1821 in Baltimore, Windsor County, Vermont.
He may have been baptized on August 19, 1821 in North Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont.
- George Washington Martin, Sr. (1847-1910) who was born on August 21, 1847, and married Emma Frances Derevere on October 13, 1869 in Brooklyn, New York. He died on August 17, 1910, in Salem, Connecticut, age 62.
- Lewis Edgar Martin (1849-?) aka Lomie Martin, who was born on June 29, 1849 on York Street in Brooklyn, and married Ella Malvina Seaman (1854-?) in 1877, the daughter of Earl Seaman and Ann Terhune of Bridgehampton, New York.
- William Wallace Martin (1851-1950), a Methodist minister and professor at Vanderbilt and Drew Universities, who married Elizabeth Hayes, 1890. He died in Tennessee in 1950.
- Matthew Betts Martin (1853-?) who was born on September 5, 1853 and worked as a clerk at the New York Life Insurance Company.
- Myron Jonas Martin (1855-?) who was born on September 12, 1855, and also worked as a clerk at the New York Life Insurance Company.
- Sarah Elizabeth Martin (1858-?), aka Sadie Martin, who was born on January 5, 1858 and worked as a teacher
- Mary Jane Martin (1862), who was born on February 25, 1862, at 73 Prince Street in Brooklyn and died in October of 1862.
Brooklyn, New YorkEdit
In 1850 the family was living in Brooklyn, New York. Jonas Amos Martin was working as a "ship carpenter". In the 1860 census they were indexed as "James Martin" and "Marian Martin" and he was still listed as a "ship carpenter".
He died on May 21, 1862; Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. He also died a month before his mother died on June 26, 1862 in Vermont.