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John Henry (Johan Hinrich) Martens

Male 1846 - 1926  (80 years)


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  • Name John Henry (Johan Hinrich) Martens 
    Born 23 February 1846  Berlin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 July 1926 
    Buried
    Headstone for John and Sophia Martens
    Headstone for John and Sophia Martens
    MOTHER FATHER
    SOPHIA H. JOHN H.
    JULY 26, 1851 FEB. 23, 1846
    FEB. 25, 1918 JULY 31, 1926
    MARTENS
    Notes 
    • John Henry Martens Born: 23 Feburary 1846 Berlin Germany

      http://home.earthlink.net/~lloash/Holliston-Johnson-Marten/martensjohn.html
      John Henry Martens Photo
      Born: 23 Feburary 1846 Berlin Germany
      Immigrated 1864 New York USA
      Died
      Internment German Luthern Cemetery, Woodlake, MN USA
      Parents:
      Father Unknown Born:
      Mother Unknown Born:
      Children:
      Anna Martens-(Mrs. N. H. Tighe of Edmonton Alberta Canada Born: USA
      Martha Minna Martens Holliston Johnson Born: USA
      3 brothers 2 sisters

      Found on an orphanage doorstep on February 23, 1846 in Berlin, Germany. The orphanage gave him the name John Martens (and his birthdate the date he was found). At the age of 18 John traveled to America to avoid the draft and start a new life. In New York he opened a tailor shop on Wall street. He meet his wife Sophia also an immigrant from Germany and married in New York on xxxx

      Because of health problems, he moved to Minnesota Territory in a covered wagon and tree claim of two sections of land.(one section = 640 acres) John attended a local German Lutheran Church

      There home was built in Woodlake Minnesota.

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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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      Notes:to: JOHAN HINRICH MARTENS:
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      Found on a dorstep on February 23, 1846 in Berlin, Germany. The orphanage
      gave him the name
      Johan Martens (in USA he was called John Henry Martens si/-). At the age of
      18 John traveled to America to avoid the
      draft and start a new life. In New York he opened a tailor shop on
      Wallstreet. He met his wife Sophia also an immigrant
      from Germany and married in New York on xxxx.
      Because of health problems, he moved to Minnesota Territory in a covered
      wagon and tree(?) claim of two sections of
      land.(one section = 640 acres). John attended a local german Lutheran church.
      There home was built in woodlake Minnesota.-
      extracted from:
      _http://home.earthlink.net/~Iloash/Holliston-Johnson-Marten/martensjohn.html_
      (http://home.earthlink.net/~Iloash/Holliston-Johnson-Marten/martensjohn.html) on 13.5.01.-
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      Facts to JOHAN HINRICH MARTENS:
      Burial: German Lutheran Cemetary, Woodlake, MN, USA
      Children to SOPHIE SIEGHOLD und JOHAN MARTENS are:
      1 i. ANNA M MARTENS.
      2. ii. MARTHA MINNA MARTENS, born 23 Feb 1888, Posen Torwnship, Yellow
      Medicine Co., MN, USA; died 29 Okt
      1972, Graceville, Big Stone Co., MN, USA.
      2. Generation
      2. MARTHA MINNA MARTENS (SOPHIE HENRIETTE1 SIEGHOLD, ERNST GERHARDA,
      HINRICHB SIEGHOLT, HINRICHC,
      HINRICHD, HINRICHE) born 23 Feb 1888 in Posen Torwnship, Yellow Medicine
      Co., MN, USA, and
      died 29 Okt 1972 in Graceville, Big Stone Co., MN, USA. She married (1)
      JAMES ROBROY HOLLISTON. She
      married (2) LEWIS OLAI JOHNSON.
    Person ID I9254  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 September 2007 

    Family/Spouse 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 
    Children 
    +1. Martha Minna Martens,   b. 23 February 1888, Posen Township, Yellow Medicine Co., MN, US Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 October 1972, Graceville, Big Stone Co., MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Anna Martens,   b. about 1893, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F3107  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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