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ALICE and ELIZABETH MARTIN, Looks like a mother and Daughter? Nope, these are SISTERS..., daughters of Thomas Martin & Alice Woodward. Alice Mae Martin b. 29 March 1906 Kewanee IL, m1 Earl Everett Nordyke (div), m2 Glen Yotter, died 16 Aug 1991 in Lone Tree, Johnson, IA, buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, West Liberty IA. The cute little tyke is the youngest MARTIN child, Elizabeth, born 1924 in MO. Photo probably taken in Lamoni IA or Cainsville MO
Courtesy of Susie Martin-Rott and Mary Hamilton Singleton


Based on comparison to photos of her parents and the fact that this photograph was found with a similar styled photograph of Richard Woodward, it is believed that this is Richard's wife Eliza LAMB, daughter of William and Rosannah Whitehouse LAMB, born 20 Mar 1857 in Dudley, Worcestershire, England and came to the US with her family in 1862 settling in Kewanee. Married Richard Woodward 28 Nov 1878 Kewanee, died 29 Apr 1909 Kewanee IL. Eliza, Richard and several children who died young are buried at Pleasant View Cemetery in Kewanee.
Courtesy of Susie Martin-Rott and Mary Hamilton Singleton


JAMES HENRY MARTIN (christened as Henry James Martin), eleest son of William Martin and Martha Tucker. James Henry was the only child of Wm and Martha not born in Kewanee Twp. Born 28 Feb 1855 in Greets Green Staffordshire England, came to US about 1862 with his mother, raised in Kewanee Twp, marr 02 Feb 1877 Kewanee, Henry IL to Sarah Ann Atkinson of Burns Twp, after her death he remarried to Mrs. Emma Hershey Goode. James died 24 Aug 1933 in Lamoni IA. Raised in the RLDS church of Kewanee, James became an RLDS Priest.
Courtesy of Ireta Martin Frits