Martyn Family History

Scott H. Martyn
Chicago, IL  60611
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Georg RUEHLE [3565]
(1792-1833)
Juliana KNAB [3567]
(1795-)
Jacob UNGERER [2704]
(1814-)
Barbara LEINS [3709]
(1814-)
Wilhelm RUEHLE [139]
(1832-1892)
Barbara UNGERER [140]
(1841-1917)

Fredricka Wilhemina RUEHLE [136]
(1874-1929)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edmund Jonathan MARTYN [135]

2. Mark SHEPLEY [141]

Fredricka Wilhemina RUEHLE [136] 118

  • Born: 31 August 1874, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States 109,117,118,119,120
  • Christened: , Chippewa, Michigan, United States 118
  • Marriage (1): Edmund Jonathan MARTYN [135] on 18 April 1894 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States 2,95
  • Marriage (2): Mark SHEPLEY [141] on 23 July 1907 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Died: 8 January 1929, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States at age 54 118,121
  • Buried: January 1929, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States

   Cause of her death was Hemorage.127

   Other names for Fredricka were Fredricka Mina RUEHLE,98 Minnie F. RUEHLE and Wilhemina RUEHLE.

   FamilySearch ID: 9W7D-VGG. Find a Grave ID: 185781751.

  General Notes:

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Ruehle is pronounced "really".

Minnie's death record lists her age at death as 50 years, 4 months, and 8 days. This would establish her birth date as September 8, 1878 which conflicts with her age of 19 listed on the record of her marriage to Edmund Martyn in 1894. If the death record is accurate, Minnie was only 16 at the time of their marriage.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She received her citizenship.



2. appeared in the household of Wilhelm RUEHLE [139] in the 1880 United States census on 2 June 1880 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States.
Name Age
Wm. Ruelhe 48
Barbara Ruehle 39
Wm. Ruehle 20
Emily Ruehle 19 (Daughter-in-law)
John Ruehle 19
Emma Ruehle 17
Frank Ruehle 14
Maggie Ruehle 11
Minnie Ruehle 6

3. She was an occupant at the residence of Wilhelm RUEHLE [139] on 2 June 1880 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States: Water Street. 128 128



4. Fredricka Wilhemina Ruehle [136] appeared in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States City Directory for 1889



5. appeared in the household of Barbara UNGERER [140] in the 1900 United States census on 16 June 1900 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States.

6. She was an occupant at the residence of Barbara UNGERER [140] on 16 June 1900 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States: 317 Peck Street. 5 5



7. appeared in the household of Barbara UNGERER [140] in the 1910 United States census on 15 April 1910 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States. 1910_MI_Chippewa_12_17_10a

8. She was an occupant at the residence of Barbara UNGERER [140] on 15 April 1910 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States: 317 Peck Street.



9. was a witness to the city directory of Mark SHEPLEY [141] 1917 Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States: R. L. Polk & Company Sault Ste. Marie City Directory. Living at 317 Peck Street.

10. She was an occupant at the residence of Mark SHEPLEY [141] in 1917 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States: 317 Peck Street.



11. appeared in the household of Mark SHEPLEY [141] in the 1920 United States census on 24 January 1920 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States. 1920_MI_Chippewa_11_32_16a

12. She was an occupant at the residence of Mark SHEPLEY [141] on 24 January 1920 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States: Peck Street. 6 6



13. She was buried at the Riverside Cemetery in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States in January 1929. Riverside Cemetery Photos
Inscription: Minnie F. Ruehle, wife of Mark Sheply, 1875 - 1929 (Riverside Cemetery, 3320 South Riverside Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783, United States.)


Fredricka married Edmund Jonathan MARTYN [135] [MRIN: 7], son of John Piper MARTYN [137] and Hannah MANN [138], on 18 April 1894 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States 2.,95 The marriage ended in divorce on 19 December 1899. (Edmund Jonathan MARTYN [135] was born in 1861 in Yarmouth, Elgin, Ontario, Canada,99,100 died on 20 February 1944 in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States and was buried in February 1944 in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. They published an intent to marry Democrat/Sault Ste. Marie - Page 2 on 21 April 1894 in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States.
Surprised Their Friends
E. J. Martyn and Miss Minnie Ruehle Quietly Wedded

The friends of E. J. Martyn and Miss Minnie Ruehle were somewhat surprised Wednesday evening at the announcement of their marriage, as their engagement had been kept a secret. The wedding occurred Wednesday evening (April 18, 1894) at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. Wm. Ruehle, 77 Peck street. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. T. R. Easterday in the presence of only the relatives. Mr. Martyn is one of the city's prosperous and popular business men. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mrs. Wm. Reuhle, one of the Soo's oldest residents, and was born and brought up in this city. She is a charming young lady, is highly cultivated and possessess' many accomplishments. Mr. and Mrs. Martyn will be home after May 15 at No. 77 Peck street. THE NEWS joins with friends in wishing the couple a long and prosperous journey over the matrimonial sea.

---Transcribed from The Sault Ste. Marie News (The Democrat) by Ida Reed.



2. Marriage Record: Edmund Martyn and Minnie Ruehle, 21 April 1894, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States.



3. Divorced: Minnie Martyn, Complainant vs. Edmund J. Martyn, Defendant, 19 December 1899, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa, Michigan, United States. 122


  Marriage Notes:

The wedding ceremony was presided over by Reverend T. R. Easterday, Presbyterian Minister. Witnesses were Barbara Ruehle (bride's mother) and Richard J. Common (bride's brother-in-law). Edmund was age 30 and Minnie age 19 at the time of their marriage.

Edmund left sometime after the birth of their son, Glenn Edmund, in 1895.

Fredricka next married Mark SHEPLEY [141] [MRIN: 82], son of Egerton Ryerson SHEPLEY [3625] and Harriet WHALEY [3626], on 23 July 1907 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. (Mark SHEPLEY [141] was born about 1874 in Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, United States 129.)


  Marriage Notes:

The wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Mullford, 165 Harper Street, Detroit at 4:00 PM.