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703. Fred Morris9Martin (Mary Hardeman8Sims, William James7, John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 1 September 1893, near Bynum, Hill County, Texas, died 31 August 1955, Valley View, Cooke County, Texas.[3156] He married 18 January 1920, Valley View, Cooke County, to Lou Ella Habern,[3157] born 12 September 1896, Denton, Denton County, Texas, died 10 June 1971, Valley View, daughter of Andrew Cowen Habern and Jennie Dean McClendon. Fred and Lou are buried in View View Cemetery, Valley View, Cooke County, Texas.[3158]

Fred Martin served in World War I. He enlisted 6 July 1917, the same day as his brother, Lyle. Lyle and Fred served in the same regiment, the 142nd Regiment, Machine Gun Battalion, 36th Division. He was discharged 20 June 1919.

Fred and Lou Martin lived in Cooke County, Texas, in 1930.[3159]

Child of Fred Morris Martin and Lou Ella Habern:

     808.        i.   Wanda Lou Martin, born 11 December 1921, Sanger, Denton County, Texas, died 17 March 2001. She married 18 May 1941, Valley View, Cooke County, Texas, to General Sherman Clifton, born 7 October 1920, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas, died 16 September 2005. They are buried in Valley View Cemetery.[3160]

[3156] Texas Death Record. Fred M. Martin, born 1 September 1893, Texas, died 31 August 1955, Rural Pct. 1, Collin County, Texas. Burial: Gainesville. Residence: Valley View, Cooke County, Texas. Parents: J. E. Martin, Mary Sims. Male, white, age 61 years, 11 months, 20 days, married. Father born Missouri. Mother born Texas. Farmer.

[3157] Cooke County, Texas, Marriage Records. Fred M. Martin to Lou Haburn, 18 January 1920.

[3158] Tombstones, Valley View Cemetery, Valley View, Cooke County, Texas.

[3159] 1930 U.S. Census, Cooke County, Texas, S.D. 4, E.D. 49-31, Sheet 13B. Martin, Frederic M., age 36, mar at 26; Lou E., wife, age 33, mar at 23; Wanda L., dau., age 8.

[3160] Tombstones, Valley View Cemetery. Wanda Lou Martin Clifton, born 11 December 1921, died 17 March 2001. General Sherman Clifton, born 7 October 1920, died 16 September 2005.

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