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Re: Henri MARTINY from Marseilles to New Orleans
Posted by: Henry French Brownlee (ID *****8668) Date: January 05, 2004 at 22:50:33
In Reply to: Henri MARTINY from Marseilles to New Orleans by Henry French Brownlee of 8

Here is an updated sketch on Henri MARTINY of France who settled in New Orleans, LA:

Henri MARTINY came to New Orleans Cir. 1855 from Marseilles, France. He married Marie Victoire LACOSTE of St. Martinville, LA. He had two known children, Leon MARTINY and Henri Ernest MARTINY - and possibly more.

His son Leon MARTINY was born 3 Jan 1857 in New Orleans and married Mary DRACH on 4 Mar 1882. They had several children: Leon Eugene, b. 6 Jan 1883, married Jeannette "Nettie" BOSWORTH on 16 Apr 1907 - he died in October 1964; Edna Mary, b. 20 Oct 1884 - d. 29 Oct 1884; Edna Charlotte, b. 23 Feb 1886 - d. unknown; Frederick Adolph, b. 1 Jul 188 - d. Bef. 1960, married Estelle APRIL 14 Sep 1911 (he owned F. A. MARTINY & Son Feed Store on Magazine St); Henry Charles, b. 5 Nov 1891 - d. before 1960, married Vida CARTER 9 Dec 1914; Edna, b. Cir. 1899 - d. unknown, may have married Christian GUNDERSON 21 May 1919 - but she is shown as age 30, single, living with her widoweed mother on Iberville Street on the 1930 U.S. Census.

His son Henri Ernest MARTINY, b. 27 Dec 1859 - d. unknown, married Anna JENNESS 16 Aug 1894. They had five children in New Orleans: Henry Lewis, b. 9 Jan 1895 - d. Aug 1974, was unmarried; Walter John, b. 4 Feb 1896 - d. 25 Dec 1995, married Martha STEWEART; Albert William, b. 28 Jul 1898 - d. Oct 1972, married Antoinette Anna ABADIE (this is my son-in-law Bill MARTINY's line); Angelus Estelle, b. 16 Mar 1902 - d. 12 Nov 1993, married Joseph Herbert ABADIE (brother of Antoinette), then 2nd to a LANGENSTEIN; Beatrice Gladys, b. 16 Jan 1909 - d. Nov 1984, married Urban ALLAN.

Any and all information on this family and its descendants and forebears will be appreciated. I will gladly share what other info I have on this family upon request.

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