Posted By:John Wolfe
Subject:MARTIN / SPOONER, Canada to Nebraska
Post Date:October 23, 2012 at 17:48:34
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Seeking any background info on families of Matthew MARTIN born Canada about 1840, died Kearney, Nebraska, 1888 and wife Miriah/Mariah ("Mari") SPOONER born Canada about 1844 and died about 1906, probably in or near Benton or Little Rock, Arkansas .
They migrated from Canada to Divide township, Buffalo County, Nebraska. Later, following the sudden death of their three oldest children Eda ; Addie ; and Charles MARTIN , "Mari" ended up in a mental-hospital facility in Arkansas . A younger child was Minnie Laura MARTIN born 1880 at Kearney, Nebraska, who married 1897 at Mayflower, Arkansas Robert Elee COOK , had nine children, and later resided at or near Star City, Arkansas.
Please do NOT reply to me on this , but send any available info directly to the person most involved in the research:

Ms. Ivadene SPICER
Box 1103
New Caney
TX - 77357 - 1103