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Martin Sanford Sigsworth
(c/o William Henry Sigsworth and Phoebe Jane Whaley)

Martin Sanford Sigsworth, child of William Henry Sigsworth and Phoebe Jane Whaley, born Feb. 28, 1865, in Frontenac District, Ontario Canada, died Sept. 15, 1952, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin. Martin married first to Hannah Salome McPherson on Dec. 25, 1886, in Loughborough, Frontenac District, Ontario Canada, d/o Alexander and Harriet McPherson. Hannah was born in Portland Twp., Frontenac District, Ontario Canada in 1865, and she died in the USA some time before the 1900 Federal Census. Martin married second on Feb. 28, 1900, at Clear Lake, Polk Co., Wisconsin to Christine E. Johnson (she born Jan. 13, 1883, at Frontenac, Goodhue Co., Minnesota, died at Amery on June 2, 1964).


1871 Ontario Census Canada: Martin was a child of 7, living with his family at District ADDINGTON ( 064), Sub-district Loughborough ( J ), Division 2, Page 22, Microfilm reel C-9997 - C-9998, Reference RG31 Statistics Canada.

1881 Ontario Canada Census, Loughborough, Addington, Ontario, Family History Library Film 1375872, NA Film Number C-13236, District 118, Sub-district A, Page Number 79, Household Number 398:

William SIGWORTH M Male Irish 39 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Feby Jane SIGWORTH M Female German 40 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
William J. SIGWORTH Male Irish 19 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Marton S. SIGWORTH Male Irish 17 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Nathon B. SIGWORTH Male Irish 15 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Rosann SIGWORTH Female Irish 13 O <Ontario> School Primitive Methodist
Eliza M. SIGWORTH Female Irish 11 O <Ontario> School Primitive Methodist
John A. SIGWORTH Male Irish 9 O <Ontario> School Primitive Methodist
Francis A. SIGWORTH Male Irish 6 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Robert A. SIGWORTH Male Irish 4 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Archibald SIGWORTH Male Irish 1 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist

1900 Federal Census, Two Harbors, Lake Co., Minnesota; Page194, Household #360:

Geisdorf, Herman E., Age 33, Born Wisconsin
Geisdorf, Eliza, Age 29, Born Canada
Geisdorf, George, Age 3, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Martin, Age 35, Born Canada (brother-in-law)
Sigsworth, John, Age 27, Born Canada (brother-in-law

1910 Federal Census, Swiss Twp., Burnett Co., Wisconsin; Roll 1702 Book 2, Page 198b, Household #107:

Sigsworth, Martin, Age 45, Farmer, Born English Canada
Sigsworth, Christina, Age 28, Born Minnesota
Sigsworth, Violet L., Age 8, Born Minnesota
Sigsworth, Mable I., Age 6, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Ruby J., Age 5, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Martin A.., Age 3, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Grace W., Age 1 year 3 months, Born Wisconsin

1920 Federal Census, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin: Roll T625_2010, Page 22B, ED 143, Image 88:

Sigsworth, Martin, Age 54, Born Canada
Sigsworth, Christine, Age 36, Born Minnesota
Sigsworth, Grace M., Age 11, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Nellie C., Age 9, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Lawrence H., Age 6, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Kenneth E.., Age 4, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, George V., Age 2, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Luella C., Age 4 months, Born Wisconsin

1930 Federal Census, 2-Ward Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin; Genealogy.comRoll 2605 Book 2, Page 16a, Household #8:

Sigsworth, Martin, Age 65, Born Canada
Sigsworth, Christine, Age 47, Born Minnesota
Sigsworth, Kenneth A., Age 15, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Geo V., Age 12, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Luella C., Age 10, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Chas H., Age 8, Born Wisconsin
Sigsworth, Edward L., Age 2-1/2, Born Wisconsin

Miscellaneous Sources and Information

Cemetery records for Amery Cemetery, Polk Co., Wisconsin

Obituary, c/w photo...was confirmed in Lutheran Faith of the Redeemer Church ...moved to Clear Lake in 1908...employed by the Northern Supply Mill

Marriage Records 1886 - 1891, #003270-86 (Frontenac Co): Martin SIGSWORTH (Sizeworth?), 21, cook, Loughborough Twp., Frontenac Co, s/o William & Jane, married Hannah Salom McPHERSON, 21, Harrowsmith, Loughborough, d/o Alexander & Harriet, witnesses were George & Matilda SIGSWORTH of Loughborough, Dec. 25, 1886 at Loughborough. Taken from web site

Information from Sharon Lawyer Bishop at, who is researching the Sigsworth and Clough lines