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NameJohn Richard Martin 72
Birth12 Jun 1837, Weakley County, Tennessee1381,1390,92,82
Death18 May 1862, Weakley County, Tennessee93,82
BurialMartin Family Cemetery, Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee
MilitarySergeant Major of the Regiment, Tennessee 9th Infantry, killed in the Civil War, served with the Confederate army.93,1394
FatherWilliam Martin (1806-1859)
MotherSarah Glass (1810-1853)
Notes for John Richard Martin
John Richard Martin, William and Sarah’s second son, was born June 12th, 1837 and died May 18th, 1862. He was killed while serving in the Civil War with the Confederate army. He is buried in the Old Martin Family Cemetery. The epitaph on the back of his tombstone reads “This modest slab is erected in memory of John R. Martin by his brother and sister who loved him”. The rest of the inscription can not be deciphered except the last few words “. . . sorrow by his death”
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