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DARRIN, Martin 1 2 3 4
- Born: Abt 1836, New York
- Died: 1866, prob. Michigan about age 30
1860 US Census (Windsor, Eaton County, Michigan). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Joseph Darrin (age 54, b. NY), wife Selina (age 55, b. NY) and children Martin (age 23, b. NY), Walter (age 17, b. NY), Louis (age 15, b. NY), Delilah (age 12, b. NY) and Ann (age 10, b. NY), living in Windsor, Michigan. Joseph is listed as a "blacksmith." Martin and Walter are both listed as "farm laborers."
1850 US Census (Pitcher, Chenango County, New York). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Joseph Darrin (age 44, b. NY), wife Selena (age 46, b. NY) and children Joseph (age 21, b. NY), John (age 20, b. NY), Garritt L. (age 18, b. NY), Jane (age 17, b. NY), Martin (age 13, b. NY), Byron (age 10, b. NY), Walter (age 7, b. NY), Lois (age 5, b. NY), Delia (age 3, b. NY) and Ann (age 9 mos, b. NY), living in Pitcher, New York. Also in the household is Joseph's mother, Lois [Unknown] Darrin (age 72, b. NY). Joseph Sr. and Joseph Jr. are both listed as "blacksmiths." John and Garritt are both listed as "farmers."
Application for Civil War Pension (Illinois). Surety: 4. Name: Martin Darrin
Enlistment Date: 24 Apr 1861
Enlistment Place: Coldwater, Michigan
Side Served: Union
State Served: Michigan
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 24 April 1861 at the age of 24.
Enlisted in Company C, 1st Infantry Regiment Michigan on 1 May 1861.
Mustered Out Company C, 1st Infantry Regiment Michigan on 7 Aug 1861 at Detroit, MI.
Enlisted in Company B, 44th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 20 Aug 1861.
Promoted to Full Sergeant on 20 Aug 1861.
Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 19 Jan 1863.
Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 18 Jun 1863.
Mustered Out Company B, 44th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 14 Jan 1865.
U.S. Civil War Pension Index. Surety: 4. Darrin, Martin
Widow: Kate S. Darrin
Service: Co. B, 44th Inf. IL
Invalid: 1865 Feb 17, Application #61433
Widow: 1866 Apr 2, Application #124466, Certificate #80148