Martin Family Genealogy

My mother

Edna LaVon (Bonnie) Martin Mattice Kreps

Mother and her Neice Florence
Bonnie (left) and her Neice Florence on High School Graduation

worked for years to trace the Martin family genealogy backward to early 1630s immigrants to New York on the North American continent. She was persistent and determined, and overcame obstacles which had prevented others in her family from attaining her genealogical success.

Ultimately mother became a member of The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She later questioned her judgment since the DAR political position veered toward the right of the political spectrum and hers inclined decidedly leftward. Continue reading “Martin Family Genealogy”