Hamilton Beeman Cemetery

MARTINS _____________________

Martin, Addie Holloway

Martin, Addie May

Martin, Agnes

Martin, Albert Floy

Martin, Alvin Otto

Martin, Arthur Robert

Martin, Cecil Loyd

Martin, Charles Wesley

Martin, Corrie Caffey

Martin, Dock Johnson

Martin, George Newton

Martin, George Wesley

Martin, Gracie L

Martin, J A Allen

Martin, James Nathaniel

Martin, John Robert

Martin, John Robert, Sr

Martin, John T, Sr

Martin, John T, Jr

Martin, John William

Martin, Joseph Elijah

Martin, Joseph J

Martin, Lela V.

Martin, Mae Bell Willis

Martin, Martha Virginia Cunningham

The George Wesley Martin Family

- Migrated to Texas via Wagon Train from North Carolina in 1871

George Wesley Martin, the son of William and Mary (M.) Elizabeth (Young) Martin. was born November 1, 1849.William Martin was probably born in Rockingham. North Carolina. He died August 26. 1870, and was buried in North Carolina.

After the civil war ended. George Wesley Martin,his widowed mother Mary (M.) Elizabeth Martin, two brothers, Bazely and Joe, three sisters, Harriet, Bell and Caroline left Johnson County, North Carolina by covered wagon. They came to Lexington, Tennessee where George Wesley married Martha Virginia Cunningham.

In 1871, the family started to Texas by wagon train. The Young and Story families, along with other families and relatives joined the wagon train. They came to Lamar County, Texas, where they stayed one year before coming on to Navarro County Retreat, Texas where they settled and reared their family. Mary (M.) Elizabeth Martin died at Retreat and was buried in Hamilton Beeman Cemetery.

To George Wesley and Martha Virginia Martin were born eleven chiLdren, nine of whom survived, They were William Jesse, Nora. Dora. Joseph Elijah, Newt, John Robert. Dock J., Roy E., and Martha Virginia (Jennie) . These were all born and reared at Retreat.