Re: Martin Van Buren Scribner, 1841, ILL
I have been following your postings but haven't had the time to review and comment till now. I thank you for your replys. A couple of things I wanted to comment on...
1. I took another look at the 1870 Fed Census for Curtis and his family located in Moreau Twsp, Versailles P.O., Morgan Co, Missouri. I do believe that Martin's full middle initials are written. It looks like a V and a partial B. At first I thought it was another W, which would have made two census records indicating his middle initial was W. This is what initially thru me off.
2. In this same census record is a child named Ann age 8 years (born in 1862). Who is this child? If Catherine and Martin were married in 1866, is this a child by another wife? Or is this a relative of Catherine's that Martin adopted?
3. Martin Van Buren Scribner was born in Illinois in 1838. This has to be where he was born because his parent's Curtis Scribner and his second wife, Lydia Snow were married in Fayette Co, IL on 13Apr1837. Martin was Lydia's first child. The 1840 Fed Census for Benton Twsp, Taney Co, MO. lists Curtis and Lydia's family. Martin would be one of the three males listed as under 5 years. The other two males under 5 years were William, born in 1836 in Shelby Co, IL (last child by Curtis's first wife),and T.R. born in 1840 in MO (second child of Lydia's).
4. I list Martin and Catherine's children as:
a. Mart T. Scribner, born 1870 in Morgan Co, MO
b. Arbell Scribner, born 1872 in MO
c. Emma Scribner (twin), born 1873 in MO
d. Maggie Scribner (twin), born 1873 in MO
e. Malissa Scribner, born 1878 in unknown
f. David Scribner, born 1880 in Moniteau Co, MO
I don't know any more about this family line or your Charlie [Charlotte]. I have extensive records on the Curtis Scribner lines and would love to exchange data with you.
5. Redin Scribner was Curtis Scribner's uncle. Curtis's father was William and he was Redin's younger brother. Zachariah Scribner was Curtis's younger brother. Redin was my grgrgrgrandfather.