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Martha Minna Martens

Female 1888 - 1972  (84 years)


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  • Name Martha Minna Martens 
    Born 23 February 1888  Posen Township, Yellow Medicine Co., MN, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 October 1972  Graceville, Big Stone Co., MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hillcrest Cemetery, Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine Co., MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone for Lewis and Martha Johnson
(courtesy Lloyd Ashmore)
    Headstone for Lewis and Martha Johnson (courtesy Lloyd Ashmore)
    JOHNSON
    MARTHA M. LEWIS O.
    1888 - 1972 1869 - 1946
    Notes 
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      1910 USA census - Granite Falls Ward 1, Yellow Medicine, MN:
      Name Birth Year Birthplace Relation
      J Roy Holliston abt 1884 Minnesota Head
      Martha M Holliston abt 1888 Minnesota Wife
      Lona V Holliston abt 1907 Minnesota Daughter
      Isabelle V Holliston abt 1909 Canada English Daughter
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      1920 USA census - Wood Lake, Yellow Medicine, MN:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Race Relation
      Martha M Hollister  abt 1889 Minnesota race Head
      Lona V Hollister abt 1908 Minnesota race Daughter
      Isabell B Hollister abt 1909 Canada race Daughter
      Ina E Hollister abt 1911 Minnesota race Daughter
      John H Martens  abt 1845 Germany race Father
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      1930 USA census - Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine, MN:
      Name Estimated birth year Birthplace Relation
      Louis O Johnson abt 1869 Minnesota Head
      Mattha M Johnson abt 1888 Wife
      ??? John Harold abt 1909 Son
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      Name Birth Death Last Residence Last Benefit SSN Issued
      MARTHA JOHNSON 23 Feb 1888 Oct 1972 56240 (Graceville, Big Stone, MN) (none specified) 472-30-2100 Minnesota
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      Martha Minna Martens Holliston Johnson
      Born: 23 Feburary 1888 Posen Township, Yellow Medicine Co., MN, USA
      Married James Robroy Halliston
      Married Lewis Olai Johnson
      Died 29 October 1972 Graceville, Big Stone Co., MN USA
      Internment Hillcrest Cenetery, Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine Co., MN USA
      Parents:
      Father John Henry Martens Born: 23 Feburary 1846 Berlin Germany
      Mother Sophia Henrietta von Sieghold Martens Born: 21 May 1927
      Children: Mother: James Robroy Holliston
      Lena Holliston Anderson Born: 21 December, 1972
      Iva Holliston Nydam Born: 24 February, 1976
      Isabelle Beatrice Holliston Ashmore Born:28 September 1908 Provost, Alberta, Canada Died:31 October 1998
      Austin, TX USA

      She attended school in Posen township, and at the age of 16 she was indentured to a seamstress for two years to learn the trade.

      She was a Granite Falls MN resident for 50 years prior to moving to Graceville, in 1970 She was a member of the Granite Falls Lutheran Church and Norwegian Lutheran Church. She was a member of the Royal Neighbor Lodge- Minnehaha Camp No. 3493 in which she served for 29 years as secretary.
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      Notes: MARTHA MINNA MARTENS:
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      She attended school in Posen Township, and at the age of 16 she was
      indentured to a seamstress for two years to learn
      the trade.
      She was a Granite Falls MN resident for 50 years prior to moving to
      Graceville. Iin 1970 she was a member of the
      Granite Falls Lutheran Church and Norwegian Lutheran Church. She was a
      member of the Royal Neighbor Lodge-
      Minnehaha Camp No. 3493 in which she served for 29 years as secretary.
      --Extracted from Internet by GMSIEGHOLD--
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      Facts MARTHA MINNA MARTENS:
      Burial: Hillcrest Cemetery, Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine Co., MN, USA
      Childen of MARTHA MARTENS und JAMES HOLLISTON are:
      i. LENA3 HOLLISTON, married to ANDERSON.
      ii. IVA HOLLISTON, married to NYDAM.
      3. iii. ISABELLE BEATRICE HOLLISTON, born 28 Sep 1908, Provost, Alberta,
      Canada; died 31 Okt 1998, Austin, TX,
      USA.
      3. Generation
      3. ISABELLE BEATRICE3 HOLLISTON (MARTHA MINNA2 MARTENS, SOPHIE HENRIETTE1
      SIEGHOLD, ERNST GERHARDA,
      HINRICHB SIEGHOLT, HINRICHC, HINRICHD, HINRICHE) born 28 Sep 1908 in
      Provost, Alberta, Canada, and
      died 31 Okt 1998 in Austin, TX, USA. She married EARL D. ASHMORE am 30 Sep
      1926 in MN.
    Person ID I9211  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 September 2007 

    Father John Henry (Johan Hinrich) Martens,   b. 23 February 1846, Berlin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 July 1926  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Sophia (Sophie) Henriett Sieghold,   b. 26 July 1851, Geestemuende, Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 February 1918  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 28 August 1870  Manhattan, New York, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3107  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Roy (James Robroy) Holliston,   b. 28 April 1883, Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 June 1934, Milwaukee, WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Lona V Holliston,   b. 20 March 1907, Yellow Medicine, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. September 1986, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +2. Isabelle (Belle) Holliston,   b. 28 September 1908, Provost, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 October 1998, Austin, TX USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +3. Iva Ada Holliston,   b. 15 July 1910, Yellow Medicine, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 February 2005, Olympia Fields, Cook, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Family ID F3102  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Lewis Olai Johnson,   b. 1869, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F3106  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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