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Branches of the MARTIN Family

First Generation

RUBEN A. MARTIN born 1833, Alabama, occupation Farmer, married (1) MARY ANN GLIDEWELL, born 1832, Alabama, married (2) LELIA {---}, born 1856, Mississippi.

RUBEN and MARY ANN are listed on the 1870 census with 7 children in Okolona Township, Chickasaw County, Mississippi. The 1880 census finds the presumably widowed and remarried Ruben in Searcy Township, Phillips County, Arkansas, with 3 youngest children from his first marriage, and second wife, Lelia, and 2 additional children. Living nearby are daughter, Laura Jane, and her husband of three months, Henry Hickman Sullivan.

Children by MARY ANN GLIDEWELL:
i LAURA JANE MARTIN born January 14, 1863.
ii JAMES (J.F.) MARTIN born 1859, Mississippi.
iii MILLON (H.M.) MARTIN born 1866, Mississippi.
iv MOLLIE (M.S.) MARTIN born 1870, Mississippi.
v SALLIE MARTIN born 1855, Mississippi.
vi SAMANTHA MARTIN born 1856, Mississippi.
vii J. A. MARTIN born 1858, Mississippi.
Children by LELIA {---}:
viii ANDRA (ANNA J.) MARTIN born 1877, Mississippi.
ix HENRY ALLEN MARTIN born 1879, Arkansas.

Second Generation

LAURA JANE MARTIN born January 14, 1863, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, married March 31, 1880, in Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, HENRY HICKMAN SULLIVAN, born March 3, 1857, Blount County, Alabama, (son of JOHN DUNKLIN SULLIVAN and LYDIA BURKS) died February/April 8, 1903, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, buried Chickasaw County, Mississippi. LAURA JANE died May 25, 1922, Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.
Newlyweds HENRY-22, and LAURA JANE-18, are listed on the 1880 census in Searcy Township, Phillips County, Arkansas, next door to her father, R. A. MARTIN. On the 1900 census, they are in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, with 10 children. A widowed Laura Jane is listed on the 1920 census in Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, with her youngest sons, James R. and John T.

Children:
i MARY ADELINE SULLIVAN born March 22, 1881, Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, married February 23, 1904, SCOTT MOONEYHAM.
ii WILLIAM DUNKLIN SULLIVAN born January 8, 1883, Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, married February 6, 1910, DESSIE BARNETT.
iii ANNIE LEE SULLIVAN born January 29, 1885, Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, married DAVID N. PARKER, born 1872, Mississippi, occupation Farmer.
 
DAVID and ANNIE LEE were married between 1900, when she was listed on the census in her father's household in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, and the birth of their first child in 1907. They appear on the 1910 census in Forest Township, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, with their first two children and a 23 year old Emmit Wesley Sullivan in the household. (In same township, Ada Mae Shipley is listed in household of father, Tom Shipley.) In 1920, they are in Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, with 7 children.
iv EMMIT WESLEY SULLIVAN born March 1, 1887, Houlka, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, married September 7, 1911, in Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, ADA MAE SHIPLEY, born March 16, 1892, Ennis, Ellis County, Texas, (daughter of THOMAS DEE MORGAN SHIPLEY and JEANETTA BALLARD) died January 31, 1966, McLean, Gray County, Texas, buried February 3, 1966, in the family plot with her sons, in McLean Cemetery, McLean, Texas. EMMIT died August 7, 1976, Norwalk, Los Angeles County, California, buried August 10, 1976, Pomona, Los Angeles County, California.
 
EMMIT and ADA MAE were both listed on the 1900 census in the households of their fathers; Emmit in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, and Ada Mae in Ellis County, Texas. On the 1910 census, Emmit was living with his sister, Annie Lee Parker, and her family, and Ada Mae was in the household of her father, both in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. The 1920 census has Emmit and Ada Mae and their first 4 children residing in Redmound Township, Seminole County, Oklahoma.
 
v FANNIE MAE SULLIVAN born December 27, 1889, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, married April 20, 1907, RICHARD E. BAILEY, born 1887, Mississippi. FANNIE died October 10, 1933, Calhoun County, Mississippi, buried October 12, 1933, Poplar Springs Cemetery, Calhoun County, Mississippi.
vi HENRY CLAY SULLIVAN born October 4, 1891, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, married ALVIE WINTERS.
vii ROBERT SADDLER SULLIVAN born November 23, 1893, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, married ELIZABETH LOWERY. ROBERT died April 26, 1973.
viii JAMES RUFUS SULLIVAN born January 22, 1895, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, married DELIA JOHNSON. JAMES died April 26, 1973. (Although James is listed on the 1920 census in the household of his widowed mother, there is also a listing for James Sullivan, age 25, with wife Delia and sons James E. and J.B. in Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. ???)
xi WALTER LEE SULLIVAN born April 28, 1897, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, married FLORENCE MILES. WALTER died September 27, 1921.
x JOHN THOMAS SULLIVAN born April 5, 1899, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, married ESTHER COUCH.
xi JOSEPH EDGAR SULLIVAN born September 3, 1901, Chickasaw County, Mississippi. JOSEPH died April 7, 1902, Chickasaw Co., MS, buried Chickasaw Co., MS.
xii ORIN BURTRAM SULLIVAN born April 24, 1903, Chickasaw County, Mississippi. ORIN died 1903, Chickasaw Co., MS, buried Chickasaw Co., MS.
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