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

1845

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

1850

  • September 30: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Rockingham County, VA showed 4-year-old Andrew living with his parents, Jacob and Elizabeth, and siblings. His father was a laborer.

1860

  • June 26: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Davis Township, Caldwell County, MO showed 13-year-old Andrew living with his parents, Jacob and Elizabeth, and his siblings. His father was a farmer.

1864

  • August 16: Andrew enlisted in the U.S. Army in Chillicothe, MO.
  • 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: Appeared 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 married Sarah Jones in Utica, Livingston County, MO.

1870

  • June 27: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Utica, Livingston County, MO showed Andrew, a carpenter, and Sarah, a weaver, living with their daughters: Ellanora, 3 yrs and Minnette, 1.

1880

  • June 10: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Utica, Livingston County, MO showed 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, MO.

1900

  • June 13: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Green, Livingston County, MO showed 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, Chillicothe, MO.

1906

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

1910

  • April 26: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Olympia City, Thurston County, WA showed a widowed Andrew, a carpenter, living with his daughter Minnie and her husband Charles Knowler.

1920

  • January 12: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Olympia City, Thurston County, WA showed 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.