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702. Roger Quincy Mills9Martin (Mary Hardeman8Sims, William James7, John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 4 September 1891, near Bynum, Hill County, Texas, died 23 April 1969, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas.[3153] He married 3 November 1919, Gainesville, to Leafy Elva Carr,[3154] born 21 March 1896, Texas, died 3 December 1964, Gainesville, daughter of James A. Carr and Elvira Buffington.[3155] Roger Martin worked for the Santa Fe Railroad in Gainesville. Roger and Leafy are buried in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville.

Children of Roger Q. M. Martin and Leafy Elva Carr:

     806.        i.   James Roger Martin, born 11 July 1921, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas. He married 18 December 1947, Bayonne, New Jersey, to Teresa Laura Fonti, born 2 June 1927, Bayonne, New Jersey.

Roger Martin was a retired U.S. Navy commander in 1970 when he ran for governor of Texas as a Republican. Martin was a Gainesville resident. He was a forty-eight year old graduate of North Texas State University. He had been a naval supply comptroller in the military. He enlisted in the Navy in 1942. He attended Midshipman’s School at Columbia University in New York in 1943. Roger served in the Navy for twenty-seven years.

     807.       ii.   Eleanor Marie Martin, born 1 December 1922, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas. She married 13 January 1942, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, to Claude Edward England, born 1 June 1919, Healdton, Oklahoma, died 29 December 1984, Dallas, Texas.



[3153] Texas Death Record. Roger Q. Martin, born 4 September 1892, Texas, died 23 April 1969, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas. Residence: Gainesville. Parents: Joseph Martin, Mary Sims. Male, white, age 76 years, widowed. Fireman railroad. Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville.

[3154] Cooke County, Texas, Marriage Records. Roger Q. M. Martin to Leafy Elnor Carr, 2 November 1919.

[3155] Texas Death Record. Leafy Eleanor Martin, born 21 March 1896, Texas, died 3 December 1964, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas. Residence: Gainesville. Parents: J. A. Carr, Elvira Buffington. Female, white, married. Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Texas.

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