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ID: I3047
Sex: M
Birth: 1837    
Death: BET 1891 AND 1892  MO  
Parents: Martin, Matthew K., Lane, Levina
In the 1850 census of McLean Co., Alex, 13, is living with his mother Levina, step-father John McAboy, and brother Samuel, 11.

Alex, 23, is living with the George Nixon family in 1860 along with his brother Samuel, 21.

Alex, along with his brother Samuel, enlisted in the 20th Illinois Infantry, Company E, during the Civil War.  He enlisted on June 13, 1861.  He reenlisted on Jan. 5, 1864 as a veteran and mustered out July 16, 1865 as a Corporal.

In a letter from the 20th IL, 7 Jul 1864, it is mentioned that Alex. Martin and Sgt. Samuel Denton went on a picket on June 10th and Denton was wounded several times.

In a letter from Dr. Richards, 20th IL, 11 Aug 1864, it is mentioned that Alex was taken prisoner on July 22.

In the 1870 census of Spring Valley Twp, Cherokee Co., KS, Alexander, 33, is living with wife Margaret, 33, and children Nancy L, 5, and Rebecca, 2.  They're living with his brother Tillman's family and another brother David.

In the 1880 census of Jackson Twp, Jasper Co., MO, Alexander, 42, is living with John Mulkey, 54, John's sister Elisabeth, 48, John's niece Nancy Martin, 15.  Alex is married to Nancy E., 30, and has children Tamar, 14, Willington, 11, Anna, 9, Eugena, 7, Margaret J., 3, and Amy, 1.  Alex was listed as being married and divorced.  Alex's brother David is living next door.

Alex may be the "A. C. Martin" who registered as an "Old Soldier" at the 1898 DeWitt County Fair.  "A. C." was 62 and from Charleston (Coles County).

According to his Civil War pension card, Alexander made an invalid claim on Dec 22, 1874, and a widow claim was made Jan 6, 1892 in MO by Nancy E. Martin.
 Marriage 1
ID: F1049
Spouse: Unknown, Nancy E.
Marriage: Unknown  
Sex: F
Birth: Unknown  
 Marriage 2All Events and Facts on Marriage 2
ID: F1050
Spouse: Mulkey, Margaret Jane
Marriage: 31 MAR 1864  5218 De Witt Co., IL  
Sex: F
Birth: 1837    
No. Sibling Sex Birth Death
 Nancy L. Martin
 Rebecca E. Martin

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