First Generation
1. Frank Martin *** Novy . Born on 5 Jul 1862 in Riverside, Washington County, Iowa. Frank Martin *** died in Rutland, Aurora County, South Dakota, on 18 Jul 1942; he was 80. Buried on 22 Jul 1942 in Gettysburg Cemetery, Potter County SD. Frank Martin *** died in Rutland, South Dakota, on 19 Jul 1942; he was 80. Occupation: Blacksmith/Rancher. Occupation: Blacksmith.
On 20 Aug 1883 when Frank Martin *** was 21, he first married ***josephine C. (Josepha) Kupka , daughter of ***john Johann Kupka & ***Mary J. (Maria) Spevacek, in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa. Born on 19 Mar 1862 in Kniesch, Bohemia. ***josephine C. (Josepha) died in Gettysburg, South Dakota, on 28 Feb 1914; she was 51.
They had the following children:
2i.
Rose Elizabeth (1885-1938)
3ii.
May Mamie (1888-1940)
4iii.
John Martin (1890-1978)
5iv.
Elsie (1891-1971)
6v.
7vi.
8vii.
Frances (1897-1959)
9viii.
Leroy Frank (1899-1961)
10ix.
Albie (1901-1979)
On 4 May 1916/August 30, 1921 when Frank Martin *** was 53, he second married Ida Mae Denison in Gettysburg, Sully/Lincoln County, SD. Born on 7 May 1899 in South Dakota. Ida Mae died in Hawarden-Sioux County-Iowa in Aug 1977.
On 30 Oct 1924 when Frank Martin *** was 62, he third married Emma Maccracken in Gettysburg, South Dakota. Born in 1883. Emma died in South Dakota on 31 Jul 1968.
They had the following children:
i.
John.
Born in 1916.
ii.
George.
Born in 1918.
iii.
Ruth.
Born in 1921.
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