George Martin
(1800-1886)

George Martin is the second great grandfather of Mary Lou Clark.

Parents

Unknown
Unknown

Spouse

Mary Shepherd

Children

Thomas Martin


George Martin was born in England on 23 February 1800.

By 1880, he had married Mary Shepherd and was living in Verona township in Huron county, Michigan where he was a farmer.

George died on 24 October 1886.

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"Destined to become one of the state's major exports, the first trainload of oranges grown by southern California farmers leaves Los Angeles via the transcontinental railroad" on 14 February 1886. This is the same year that George Martin died.

Photo Credit: Prescott Pym
Quotation from: February 14, 1886