Marion County

DESCENDANTS of VALENTINE MARTIN

Generation No. 1

1. VALENTINE1 MARTIN was born October 31, 1806 in North Carolina, and died September 19, 1857 or 1859 in Clinton County Illinois. Valentine is buried on the Herman Poetker farm along with son, Joel.  He married HANNAH ALICE MCCULLOUGH who was born October 25, 1807 in Tennessee and died 1896 in Goreville, Johnson County, Illinois. Hannah is buried in Goreville, Illinois.

1840 Madison Co. IL census - 3 Male under 5 and arrington has wm. f. f. 7, felix 4, john 2 - 2 Male 10 -15 Isaac 15, oliver 12 - 1 Male 20 - 30 Valentine 33-34, - 1 Female 5- 10 Hannah 0 - 1 Female 30 - 40 Hannah 33
and hannah age 9 was penciled in.

Clinton Co 1850 census district 68 Aviston, Illinois
Valentine Martin 44 NC
Hannah 43 TN
Felix 15 IL
William 10 IL
Joel 9 IL
James 2 IL

Cem. on Herman Poetker Farm located in NW corner of NE 1/2 of sec. 35 Sugar Creek Township (T 2N1 R5W)
Veteran Graves Joel Martin (stone broken in several places) and Jos. Maxwell located in cattle pasture.
In August of 1960 there was a terrible storm destroying the two trees in the small portion of the pasture that is the cemetery. One tree knocked the tombstone of Joel Martin down and it can no longer be found. Mr. Poetker walked over to the field and confirmed that Joel Martin's grave was where there is now only a stub of a five inch government tombstone and showed us a hole beside the fence where many tombstones had been used by the men cleaning up the storm damage to fill up the hole.

Children of Valentine Martin and Hannah McCullough are:

i. ISAAC P.2 MARTIN, b. October 24, 1825, Bedford County Tennessee; d. March 17, 1914, Marion County, Illinois.
ii. OLIVER MARTIN, b. January 28, 1828, Tennessee.
iii. BABY BOY MARTIN, b. August 5, 1830.
iv. HANNAH MARTIN, b. October 28, 1831
v. WILLIAM FELIX MARTIN, b. December 19, 1833 in Clinton County, Illinois.
vi. JOHN MARTIN, b. February 18, 1838 in Illinois; d. February 7, 1845 in Illinois.
vii. DURY DOBBINS (DEE) MARTIN, March 16, 1840 Clinton County, Illinois; d. December 4, 1928 Centralia, Illinois.
viii. JOEL MARTIN, b. March 22, 1842 in Illinois. Died September 16, 1864 in Andersonville Prison during the Civil War.
ix. JAMES MARTIN, b. March 23, 1849 in Illinois.

Generation No. 2

ISAAC P.2 MARTIN (VALENTINE1) was born October 24, 1825 in Bedford County Tennessee, and died March 17, 1914 in Marion County, Illinois. He married (1) REBECCA L. (MASSEY) WEEMS August 31, 1848 in Clinton County Illinois, daughter of O. Massey and Elizabeth Faulkenberry. He married (2) ELIZABETH A. SANDERS WARREN October 11, 1877.

Isaac P. (Pruitt) Martin enlisted from Marion County, Ill, Aug. 14, 1862, and was mustard into the United States Service at Salem, Ill., Sept. 18, 1862, as a private of Co. "K", 111th Regt. Illinois Volunteer Infantry under Capt. Joseph Shultz and Col. James S. Martin to serve three years. He was in hospital at Martinville, Ala., about 15 days, suffering chills, was detailed with squad as dispatch-carrier from Huntsville, to Decatur, Ala., He was, HONORABLY DISCHARGED June 13, 1865, at Nashville, Tenn on account of the close of the war. The Regt was assigned to the 2nd Brigade 2nd Division, 15th Corps., Army of the Tennessee and participated in the following engagements: - Gravel Springs, Decatur, Ala., Snake Creek Gap, Cross Roads, Canys Gap, Resaca, Georgia, Bull's Gap, Jonesboro, Ft. McAllister, South Edisto River, S.C., North Edisto, Columbus, S.C., Cheraw, Bentonville, N.C. Also in the Grand Review at Washington D.C. May 24, 1865.

The following was found in the March 25, 1914 Centralia Evening Sentinel. It was a little write up under Walnut Hill news:

"Isaac Martin died at his home here (Walnut Hill) Tuesday, March 17, 1914, at the age of 88 years. He was born in Tennessee in 1826. He leaves a wife, two children and a number of other relatives and friends to morn his departure. The beraved ones have the sympathy of their friends."

sitting: Isaac P. Martin, Isaac Troy Martin, Elisabeth (Sanders) Warren Martin
standing: "Jimmy" Warren and Lottie Arkadel Martin

Children of Isaac Martin and Rebecca Weems are:

i. ELIZA J.3 MARTIN, b. 1849; d. 1849.
3.ii. CYNTHIA ELLEN MARTIN, b. January 18, 1852, Marion County, Illinois; d. February 05, 1896, Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois.
iii. LEANDER MARTIN b. 1843 could have been Rebecca's from previous marriage.

Children of Isaac Martin and Elizabeth Warren are:

iii. ISAAC TROY3 MARTIN, m. LILLIE MAUDE BUNDY.
iv. LOTTIE ARKADELL MARTIN, b. November 18, 1878, Marion County, Illinois; d. January 17, 1954, Marion County, Illinois.

Generation No. 3

CYNTHIA E.3 MARTIN (ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born January 18, 1852 in Marion County, Illinois, and died February 05, 1896 in Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois. She married JAMES SHIRLEY BURGE 1867- 1889 in Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois.

Children of Cynthia Martin and James Burge are:

i. LLOYD EVERETT4 BURGE, b. 1871.
ii. MINNIE ANN BURGE, b. January 12, 1874.
iii. WINFIELD MARSHALL BURGE, b. February 22, 1876.
iv. JAMES MCCOY BURGE, b. July 20, 1878.
v. MYRTLE MAY BURGE, b. October 19, 1880.
vi. LILLIE NEVADA BURGE, b. September 27, 1883.
vii. LEANDER THOMAS BURGE, b. May 28, 1886.
viii. HEBER EDWIN BURGE, b. December 07, 1892.

LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN (ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born November 18, 1878 in Marion County, Illinois, and died January 17, 1954 in Marion County, Illinois. She married CHARLES EDGAR SANDERS , son of Charles Sanders and Martha Hudlow.

Children of Lottie Martin and Charles Sanders are:
My Grandma
Ruby Ann Sanders age 16. Taken in 1918

i. RUBY ANN SANDERS, b. August 29, 1902, Marion County, Illinois; d. June 20, 1976, Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois; m. ORVILLE JOHNSON BUNDY , April 15, 1923, Mt. Vernon, Illinois in Jefferson County.
ii. FLOYD EDGAR4 SANDERS, b. February 10, 1906, Centralia, Illinois; d. March 08, 1983; m. MARY KENT.
iii. FERN SANDERS.
iv. RAYMOND SANDERS
v. ROY SANDERS.
vi. MILDRED SANDERS.

Generation No. 4

5. FLOYD EDGAR4 SANDERS (LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN, ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born February 10, 1906 in Centralia, Illinois, and died March 08, 1983. He married MARY KENT. Floyd died at age 77 of Alzheimer's Disease.

Children of Floyd Sanders and Mary Kent are:
7. i. JAMES FLOYD5 SANDERS.
ii. EDWARD SANDERS.

6. RUBY ANN4 SANDERS (LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN, ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born August 29, 1902 in Marion County, Illinois, and died June 20, 1976 in Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois. She married ORVILLE JOHNSON BUNDY April 15, 1923 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois in Jefferson County, son of Isaac Bundy and Sarah Johnson.

Children of Ruby Sanders and Orville Bundy are:
i. BETTY MARIE5 BUNDY, m. JOHN EDWARD PICK, Salem, Illinois.
8. ii. MELANA JUNE BUNDY, b. February 12, 1926; d. March 04, 1982, Irvington, IL.
iii. AUDREY DARLENE BUNDY, b. June 05, 1928.
9. iv. NORMA ELAINE BUNDY, b. Romaine Township, Dix, Illinois.

Generation No. 5

7. JAMES FLOYD5 SANDERS (FLOYD EDGAR4, LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN, ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1). He married SHIRLEY ANN LADENBERGER in Camp LeJuene, North Carolina, daughter of Edna Ladenberger and Edna Ladenberger.

Children of James Sanders and Shirley Ladenberger are:
10. i. CHERYL LYNN6 SANDERS, b. Sterling, Illinois.
11. ii. STEPHEN JOSEPH SANDERS, b. Sterling, Illinois.
12. iii. DAVID JAMES SANDERS, b. Sterling, Illinois.

8. MELANA JUNE5 BUNDY (RUBY ANN4 SANDERS, LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN, ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born February 12, 1926, and died March 04, 1982 in Irvington, IL. She married ROBERT RIECHMAN March 1966 in First Christian Church, Carbondale, IL.

9. NORMA ELAINE5 BUNDY (RUBY ANN4 SANDERS, LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN, ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born in Romaine Township, Dix, Illinois, and died March 7, 2004. She married (1) CLARENCE BRUCE PHILLIPS 1955 in Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois, son of Clarence Phillips and Mildred Baker. She married (2) ROBERT LEE TURNER 1972 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois in Jefferson County.

Bruce and Norma were married at The First Christian Church, 1955. The marriage ended thirteen years later in divorce. They had only one child.

Child of Norma Bundy and Clarence Phillips is:

i. KIM RENEE'6 PHILLIPS, b. Centralia, Illinois.

Generation No. 6

10. CHERYL LYNN6 SANDERS (JAMES FLOYD5, FLOYD EDGAR4, LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN, ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born in Sterling, Illinois. She married CHRIS FELDTHOUSE.

Children of Cheryl Sanders and Chris Feldthouse are:

i. ERICA LYNN FELDTHOUSE7 (TWIN), b. 1978.
ii. SHANDRA KAY FELDHOUSE (TWIN), b. 1978.
iii. DARA ANN FELDTHOUSE, b. 1979.

11. STEPHEN JOSEPH6 SANDERS (JAMES FLOYD5, FLOYD EDGAR4, LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN, ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born in Sterling, Illinois. He married VERONICA LAUFF.

Children of Stephen Sanders and Veronica Lauff are:

i. JAMES DONALD7 SANDERS, b. October 27, 1985.
ii. TRACEY JOLENE SANDERS, b. September 30, 1987.

12. DAVID JAMES6 SANDERS (JAMES FLOYD5, FLOYD EDGAR4, LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN, ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born August 14, 1961 in Sterling, Illinois. He married DIANA LINBOOM August 14, 1961.

Children of David Sanders and Diana Linboom are:

i. AMANDA LYNN7 SANDERS, b. March 15, 1986.
ii. RICHARD DAVID SANDERS, b. April 01, 1988.

13. KIM RENEE'6 PHILLIPS (NORMA ELAINE5 BUNDY, RUBY ANN4 SANDERS, LOTTIE ARKADELL3 MARTIN, ISAAC P.2, VALENTINE1) was born in Centralia, Illinois. She married GREGORY LEON RANDOLPH in Perryville, Missouri, son of Rodger Randolph and Ruby Williams.

Children of Kim Phillips and Gregory Randolph are:

i. JASON TODD7 RANDOLPH, b. Centralia, Illinois.
ii. JOHN GREGORY RANDOLPH, b. Centralia, Illinois.


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