Andrew Jackson Martz, Private, Co. G, 44th Missouri Infantry

1845

  • July 21: Andrew Jackson Martz is born in Rockingham County, Virginia to Jacob and Elizabeth Cowan Martz.

1850

  • The United States Federal Census taken on September 30th in Rockingham County, Virginia shows 4 year old Andrew living with his parents, Jacob and Elizabeth, and siblings. His father is a laborer.

1860

  • The United States Federal Census taken on June 26th in Davis Township, Caldwell County, Missouri shows 13 year old Andrew living with his parents, Jacob and Elizabeth, and his siblings. His father is a farmer.

1864

  • August 16: Enlisted in the U.S. Army in Chillicothe, Missouri.
  • September 9: Company Muster-in and Descriptive Roll/St. Joseph, Missouri. Where born: Rockingham, Virginia. Age: 18, Occupation: Farmer, Eyes: Gray, Hair: light, Complexion: fair, Height: 5” 6’.
  • September 9 – October 31: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November 30: Andrew fought in the Battle of Franklin.
  • November & December: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Absent without leave since Dec 17, 1864.”
  • December: Appears on Returns: “Absent without leave since December 17, 64 at Nashville, Tenn.”

1865

  • January & February: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “from absent without leave. Present since Jan 16. Under changes.”
  • March & April: Hospital Muster Roll/Sedgwick U.S.A. General Hospital Greenville, La. Present.
  • March & April: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Restored to duty without loss of pay and allowance. Sick in hospital 3” Div since April 9, 65.”
  • May: Appears on Returns: “Absent sick Montgomery Ala April 11,65.”
  • May & June. Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • August 15: Company Muster-out Roll. Remarks “Due U.S. for one musket and act. Retained $6.00 Col E, One half shelter tent $2.30.”

1866

  • June 3: Andrew Martz marries Sarah Jones in Utica, Livingston County, Missouri.

1870

  • The United States Federal Census taken on June 27th in Utica, Livingston County, Missouri shows Andrew, a carpenter, and Sarah, a weaver, living with their daughters: Ellanora, 3 yrs and Minnette, 1.

1880

  • The United States Federal Census taken on June 10th in Utica, Livingston County, Missouri shows Andrew, a carpenter, and Sarah living with their children: Ellanora, age 13, Minnie, 12, Levi E., 4 and his twin Eli L., 4. 

1890

  • August 22: Chillicothe Morning Constitution, Chillicothe, Missouri.

1900

  • The United States Federal Census taken on June 13th in Green, Livingston County, Missouri shows Andrew, a farmer, and Sarah living with their adult son Ed. Sarah is listed as having given birth to 6 children, with 4 currently living.

1902

  • December 22: The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune in Chillicothe, Missouri.

1906

  • March 2: Andrew’s wife Sarah Jones Martz died in Olympia, Washington.

1910

  • The United States Federal Census taken on April 26th in Olympia City, Thurston County, Washington shows a widowed Andrew, a carpenter, living with his daughter Minnie and her husband Charles Knowler.

1920

  • The United States Federal Census taken on January 12th in Olympia City, Thurston County, Washington shows a widowed Andrew living with his daughter Minnie and her husband Charles Knowler.

1923

  • November 15: Andrew Jackson Martz died. He lived with a daughter in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington.