Thanks, Ron. Any information you have will be appreciated. Do you happen to know the name of Rufus' father and mother? I can't get past Rufus on names and where they came from. Mom always said the Martin family originated from Ireland but we cannot find anything about who exactly came from Ireland and what part of Ireland. I have been to Ireland several times and the Martin name is very prominent there. My niece and family live in Ireland and she is researching the Martins but we need a name and County where our relative came from and then she can go to the archives there and gather more history. Have you heard anything about a family member coming from Ireland?
Thanks again for your help. If I find any more info on Rufus or any of the Martins, I will send to you.