Person:John Martin (267)

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John Alexander Martin
m. 08 JUN 1836
  1. John Alexander Martin1839 - 1889
  2. Anna Isabel Martin1841 - 1922
  3. William Crawford Martin1843 - 1927
  4. James H Martin1845 - 1863
  5. Ellen Martin1847 - 1910
  6. Alfred H Martin1852 - 1892
  • HJohn Alexander Martin1839 - 1889
  • WIda Challiss1851 - 1932
m. 01 JUN 1871
  1. Ruth Martin1873 - 1967
  2. Grace Martin1874 - 1962
  3. Ethel Martin1878 - 1940
  4. John Alexander Martin, Jr1880 - 1892
  5. Faith Catherine Martin1885 - 1962
  6. Paul Alexander Martin1886 - 1964
  7. Harres Crawford Martin1887 - 1972
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] John Alexander Martin
Alt Name[4] Colonel Martin
Gender Male
Birth[5][6][3] 10 MAR 1839 Brownsville, Fayette County, PA, USA
Other[10][16][17][15] FROM 1853 TO 1856 Brownsville, Fayette County, PA, USAan apprentice then editor
Residence[19] BEF 1857 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA, USA
Employment[23][9] EST 1857 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAa typesetter
Residence[19] 1857 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA, USA
Residence[10][20] 1857 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA, USA
Residence[21][22][15] EST 1857 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Other[10][19][17] 1857 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA, USAa compositor
Religion[13][18] 1857 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAAmerican Baptist Quality: 1
Employment[24][11][15] FROM 20 FEB 1858 TO 02 OCT 1889 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAa newspaper owner
Other[15] NOV 1858 chosen as a delegate to the territorial Free State convention
Other[15] 23 APR 1859 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAissued a call to organize the county Republicans
Other[25][23][26][15] 18 MAY 1859 Osawatomie, Miami County, KS, USAsecretary to the First State Republican Convention
Other[27][26][28][15] 05 JUL 1859 Wyandotte County, KS, USAsecretary to the Kansas Wyandotte Constitutional convention
Other[29][15] 12 OCT 1859 Lawrence, Douglas County, KS, USAsecretary to the state Republican convention
Other[30][31][15] 06 DEC 1859 KS, USAstate senator for Atchison and Brown counties
Occupation[32][33][6] FROM 01 JUN 1860 TO 01 JUN 1870 an editor
Other[15] 1860 Lawrence, Douglas County, KS, USA chosen as a delegate to the territory Republican Convention
Other[34][15] 11 APR 1860 Chicago, Cook County, IL, USAa delegate to the Republican National Convention which nominated Abraham Lincoln
Other[29][15] 28 SEP 1860 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAintroduced Wm. H. Seward
Other[26] OCT 1860 Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, USAsecretary of the railroad convention
Other[29] NOV 1860 Misc
Occupation[26][15] 1861 Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, USAa state senator in first state legislature Quality: 2
Other[35] FROM 20 MAR 1861 TO 05 MAR 1874 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAa postmaster
Other[36][1][7] 27 OCT 1861 Leavenworth County, KS, USALieutenant Colonel, 8th Kansas Volunteer Regiment
Occupation[26] 1862 Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, KS, USAa provost marshal
Occupation[37][1][26] 1862 Nashville, Davidson County, TN, USAa provost marshal
Other[1][38] 23 OCT 1862 Bowling Green, Warren County, KY, USApromoted to Colonel
Occupation[26] 1863 a colonel Third Brigade, First Division, Twentieth army corps
Other[1] 31 JUL 1863 Winchester, Franklin County, TN, USAMisc
Other[1] 04 AUG 1863 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAMisc
Occupation[26] 1864 a colonel First Brigade, Third Division, Fourth army corps
Other[1] 06 AUG 1864 Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN, USAill with scurvy
Other[13][8] 15 NOV 1864 Milit-End
Other[40][1] 17 NOV 1864 Pulaski, Giles County, TN, USAMilit-End
Other[39][8] FROM 1864 TO 1889 ill with hacking cough and skin eruptions
Other[44][45][1] 13 MAR 1865 brevetted Brigadier General, Eighth Kansas Volunteer Infantry
Other[29][46] FROM 22 MAR 1865 TO 1887 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA Employment
Other[41][42][23][43] FROM MAY 1865 TO MAY 1866 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAthe Mayor
Other[29] 1866 elected secretary of the Editors' Association and Commander-in-Chief of the Veteran Brotherhood
Other[15] EST SEP 1866 Commander-in-Chief of the state encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic
Other 1867 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAmet at a church festival
with Ida Challiss
Other? 1867 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAEmployment
Other[29] 1868 elected Vice President of the Editors' Association
Other[34][29][15] 1868 Chicago, Cook County, IL, USAa delegate to the Republican National Convention
Engagement 1869 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAto Ida Challiss
Other NOV 1869 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA John Alexander Martin was a frequent visitor at the Challiss home
with Ida Challiss
Other[29] 1870 KS, USAchairman of the committee on resolutions in the Republican State Convention
Marriage 01 JUN 1871 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAto Ida Challiss
Other 02 JUN 1871 Saint Louis, Saint Louis Independent City, MO, USAhoneymooned
with Ida Challiss
Other[29] 1871 Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, USAMisc
Other[29] 12 AUG 1871 Commissioner from Kansas to the Centennial to take place at Continental Hall in Philadelphia on 4 July 1876
Other? 01 DEC 1871 ks, usaVice President in Kansas of the "Society of the Army of the Cumberland"
Residence[18] FROM 1871 TO 1889 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Other[29][15] 1872 a delegate to the National Republican Convention
Census? 01 MAR 1875 Atchison County, KS, USAKansas State Census
Other? 1877 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAAnecdote
Other[15] JUN 1877 Kansas, United Stateschosen president of the State Editors' association
Other[23][26][15] 1878 Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, USAEmployment
Other? 13 JUN 1878 consented to become a candidate before the Republican State Convention for nomination as Governor
Other? 29 AUG 1878 defeated on the seventeenth ballot for the Republican nomination for Governor by Col. John P. St. John. He had led the balloting until the final ballot when Gov. Anthony gave his support to St. John
Other[15] FROM 1878 TO 13 APR 1882 Leavenworth County, KS, USAEmployment
Other? FROM 17 DEC 1879 TO 12 JUN 1880 Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USAChairman of the Republican National Committee
Census? 01 JUN 1880 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Other[15] 02 JUN 1880 Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USAa delegate to the Republican National convention
Other? 15 APR 1882 Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USAmember of the Republican National Committee
Other? 17 JUL 1884 KS, USARepublicans nominated him for governor
Other? 04 NOV 1884 KS, USAelected governor
Census? 01 MAR 1885 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Other[11] 1885 Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, USAthe Governor (salary was $3,000)
Other? 13 JAN 1885 Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, USAinauguration
Other[23] 02 NOV 1886 KS, USAreelected governor
Other[11] 1887 Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, USAthe Governor
Residence? EST 1888 Woodlawn, Nemaha County, KS, USAat summer home
Other? 04 AUG 1889 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAIllness
Death[7][8][9] 02 OCT 1889 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Burial[10][11][12] Mount Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United StatesR68-BL105
Other[10] Note
Other[13] Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAmaster mason
Other[14] Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAJohn A. Martin, being a Seward supporter, made no mention in the Champion of Mr. Lincoln's presence in Atchison at that time
Other? Lawrence, Douglas County, KS, USAadded to Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame on 16 Mar 1933
Other[15] Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, USASecretary of the State railroad convention
Reference Number? Q1688154?
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Union Military Service Record, 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, Subject: John Alexander Martin.
  2. Application for Social Security Account Number, Record Type: SS-5, Name Of Person: Tonsing, Ruth Martin, File.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Lineage Application, Subject: Ernest Frederick Tonsing , File Number: 135483.
  4. John Alexander Martin. Military History of the Eighth Kansas Veteran Volunteer Infantry. (Daily Bulletin Steam Book and Job Printing House, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1869)
    23.
  5. Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    7.
  6. 6.0 6.1 United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Atchison County, Kansas, National Archives and Records Ad. (1870)
    224.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Ida Challiss. Pension Application File, Subject: Martin, Ida C, Record Group: 15, File Number: WC-408623
    Declaration for Original Pension of a Widow sworn to by Ida C. Martin.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Report from the Committee on Pensions, 53d Congress, Second Session, Subject: Martin, Mrs. Ida C, File Number:
    Report No. 640 to Accompany S. 2032.
  9. 9.0 9.1 1920 to June 4, 1935, Record Type: newspaper clippings, Subject: Ruth Martin Tonsing and relatives
    123, Oct. 2, 1889.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    Abstract.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Mount Vernon Cemetery, 6920 Rawlins Rd., Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas 66002, 393225N0950835W, Record Type
    John Alexander & Ida Challiss Martin tombstone, read by Richard Tonsing, 24 July 1997.
  12. Tonsing, Ruth Martin. Ruth Photo Album. (1967)
    Photo of bronze medallion on John A. Martin monument at Mt. Vernon, Atchison, Kans.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Chaky, Rebecca (Rebecca Carol), and Ruth (Ruth Mellenbruch) Martin. Ruth Martin Family Tree 1995: Brown, Challiss, Earhart, Harres, Martin, Mellenbruch, Milbank, Tonsing, Walker. (Friendswood, Texas: Never Done Press, 1995)
    51-64.
  14. Alexander, Stan. When Atchison Was the Gateway to the West - An Early History. (Atchison County, Kansas Genealogical Society, Atchison, Kansas, 1999)
    33-34.
  15. 15.00 15.01 15.02 15.03 15.04 15.05 15.06 15.07 15.08 15.09 15.10 15.11 15.12 15.13 15.14 15.15 15.16 15.17 15.18 15.19 15.20 Mark Twain's Adhesive Scrap Book, Record Type: newspaper clippings, Subject: John Alexander Martin. (1874-1882)
    70-72, Leavenworth Times, The Rise of a Brownsville Boy.
  16. The 20th Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans. (Salt Lake City, Utah, 1996)
    Vol.7, p.275.
  17. 17.0 17.1 Tonsing, Ruth. Challiss Martin Memory Book, Record Type: collection of newspaper clippings, Location: Atchison, Kansas, Url:. (before 1967).
  18. 18.0 18.1 Tonsing, Rev. Dr. Ernest F. Rev. Dr. Ernest F. Tonsing (Topeka, Kansas), by Dr. Ernst F. Tonsing, 29 March 1986. Transcribed 7-12 October. (29 March 1986).
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 John Alexander Martin. Letters of John A. Martin, Record Type: microfilm. (1857, 1861 - 1864)
    April 22, 1857.
  20. John Alexander Martin. Letters of John A. Martin, Record Type: microfilm. (1857, 1861 - 1864)
    June 15, 1857.
  21. Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    14.
  22. Ida Challiss. Pension Application File, Subject: Martin, Ida C, Record Group: 15, File Number: WC-408623
    notarized General Affidavit of S. R. Washer.
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.3 23.4 Tonsing, Ruth. Challiss Martin Memory Book, Record Type: collection of newspaper clippings, Location: Atchison, Kansas, Url:. (before 1967)
    24.
  24. Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    28.
  25. Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    44.
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 26.3 26.4 26.5 26.6 26.7 26.8 Kansas State Historical Society and Department of Archives. History of Kansas Newspapers. (State Printer, Topeka, Kansas, 1916)
    33-35.
  27. Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    45.
  28. Progress in Kansas: Some Notes on the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention, Series: database online, Volume: ht. (Voices, The Kansas Collection Online Magazine, Topeka, Kansas, 28 December 1998, Second Date, 1936).
  29. 29.00 29.01 29.02 29.03 29.04 29.05 29.06 29.07 29.08 29.09 29.10 Mark Twain's Adhesive Scrap Book, Record Type: newspaper clippings, Subject: John Alexander Martin. (1874-1882)
    p. 20-21, The Herald, Tuesday, May 14, 1878.
  30. Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    48.
  31. Brown County, Kansas Candidate Page, Record Type: database online, Second Location: http:/169.147.169.151/kans. (28 December 1998).
  32. United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Atchison County, Kansas, National Archives and Records Ad. (1860)
    52.
  33. Challiss, Mary A.; her children. Woodlawn. (privately printed, 1904)
    153.
  34. 34.0 34.1 Mark Twain's Adhesive Scrap Book, Record Type: newspaper clippings, Subject: John Alexander Martin. (1874-1882)
    p. 4, The Journal of Commerce, Topeka, Aug. 15, 1877.
  35. Records of Appointment of Postmasters, Record Type: Records of Appointment of Postmasters, File Number: M841. (1832-September 30, 1971)
    roll 40, Atchison County, Page 884.
  36. John Alexander Martin. Military History of the Eighth Kansas Veteran Volunteer Infantry. (Daily Bulletin Steam Book and Job Printing House, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1869)
    4.
  37. John Alexander Martin. Military History of the Eighth Kansas Veteran Volunteer Infantry. (Daily Bulletin Steam Book and Job Printing House, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1869)
    25.
  38. Museum of the Kansas National Guard -- Hall of Fame, Url: http:/skyways.lib.ks.us/museums/kng/hof.html/. (1998).
  39. Ida Challiss. Pension Application File, Subject: Martin, Ida C, Record Group: 15, File Number: WC-408623
    notarized General Affidavit of Ida C. Martin.
  40. John Alexander Martin. Military History of the Eighth Kansas Veteran Volunteer Infantry. (Daily Bulletin Steam Book and Job Printing House, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1869)
    93.
  41. Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    197.
  42. Atchison Daily Champion March 23, 1865 - March 31, 1866. (Atchison County Kansas Genealogical Society, Atchison, Kansas, n.d)
    48.
  43. 1920 to June 4, 1935, Record Type: newspaper clippings, Subject: Ruth Martin Tonsing and relatives
    187, Saturday, August 26, 1933.
  44. Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    196.
  45. John Alexander Martin. Military History of the Eighth Kansas Veteran Volunteer Infantry. (Daily Bulletin Steam Book and Job Printing House, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1869)
    107.
  46. Atchison County Kansas Genealogical Society. Combined Standard Atlas of Atchison County Kansas 1887 1903 1925. (Windmill Publications, Inc, Mt. Vernon, Indiana, 2001, Second Date, 1887, 1903, and 1925).