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Our Sigsworth Family
Generation #10

Martin Sanford Sigsworth

(c/o William Henry Sigsworth and Phoebe Jane Whaley)
and Hannah Salomee McPherson, 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 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). Follow the link(s) to view Personal Information Page(s).


Children born to Martin and Hannah

1-William Lewis Sigsworth, born June 2, 1890, in New York, died June 1967 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota. In 1900 he was living at Clear Lake Twp., Polk Co., Wisconsin (Genealogy.com Page 101a, Household #165) with his grandparents, William Henry Sigsworth and Phoebe Jane Whaley. William married some time after the 1910 Federal Census was taken and had three children; Frank, Irene, and Lloyd.

2-Jeanette Sigsworth, born July 1891 in New York, died March 30, 1936, in Everett, Snohomish Co., Washington. In 1900 she was living at Clear Lake Twp., Polk Co., Wisconsin (Genealogy.com Page 101a, Household #165) with her grandparents, William Henry Sigsworth and Phoebe Jane Whaley. Jeanette married Edward Morris.

3-Samuel Sigsworth, born July 1891 in New York, died in infancy and is mentioned in his father's obituary.


Children born to Martin and Christine

4-Violet L. Sigsworth, born Jan. 17, 1902, at Two Harbors, Lake Co., Minnesota, died July 13, 1994, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin. Violet married Marinus Knutson on Oct. 21, 1921, in Amery (he born Jan. 6, 1888, in Polk Co., Wisconsin, died July 25, 1972, at Amery, son of Martin and Anna Knutson). Violet married second on June 8, 1974, at Amery to Oscar Malmquist (he born Dec. 3, 1892). Follow the link(s) to view Personal Information Page(s).

5-Mabel I. Sigsworth, born May 27, 1903, at Webb Lake, Polk Co., Wisconsin, married three times, although the order is not known; Edward Weinsimer (one known child, Irene); Vernon Miller; James McAloon. Mabel appears in 1910 Federal Census, Swiss Twp., Burnett Co., Wisconsin, Genealogy.com Roll 1702 Book 2, Page 198b, Household #107, Age 6.

6-Ruby J. Sigsworth, Born Feb. 28, 1905, at Webb Lake, Polk Co., Wisconsin, died Nov. 4, 1989, at Delavan, Walworth Co., Wisconsin. Ruby married John McAloon. She appears in 1910 Federal Census, Swiss Twp., Burnett Co., Wisconsin, Genealogy.com Roll 1702 Book 2, Page 198b, Household #107, Age 5.

7-Fred Sigsworth, born Aug. 30, 1906, at Webb Lake, Polk Co., Wisconsin, died April 5, 1988, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin. Fred married Rose Marie Karpenski (she born July 31, 1905, died Oct. 6, 1977, at New Richmond, St. Croix Co., Wisconsin).

8-Martin A. Sigsworth, born 1907 Wisconsin. Martin appears in 1910 Federal Census, Swiss Twp., Burnett Co., Wisconsin, Genealogy.com Roll 1702 Book 2, Page 198b, Household #107, Age 3.

9-Grace M. Sigsworth, born Dec. 28, 1908, at Clear Lake, Polk Co., Wisconsin, died Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin on Oct. 29, 1989. She had two marriages; George McKnight and Gust Sundberg (he born 1904, died Amery Nov. 4, 1971). Martin appears in 1910 Federal Census, Swiss Twp., Burnett Co., Wisconsin, Genealogy.com Roll 1702 Book 2, Page 198b, Household #107, Age 1, and in 1920 Federal Census, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Ancestry.com Roll T625_2010, Page 22B, ED 143, Image 88, Age 11.

10-Nellie C. Sigsworth, born Clear Lake, Polk Co., Wisconsin on Dec. 26, 1909. She married Andrew Karpenski. Nellie appears in the 1920 Federal Census, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Ancestry.com Roll T625_2010, Page 22B, ED 143, Image 88, Age 9.

11-Lawrence H. Sigsworth, born April 18, 1913, at Clear Lake, Polk Co., Wisconsin, died Aug. 26, 1996, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin. He married Mary McKnight (she born Apr. 25, 1919, died Jan. 2, 2000, at Amery). Lawrence appears in the 1920 Federal Census, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Ancestry.com Roll T625_2010, Page 22B, ED 143, Image 88, Age 6.

12-Kenneth E. Sigsworth, born Aug. 18, 1915, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, where he died July 7, 1970. Kenneth married Ruth Aronson (she born Feb. 6, 1912, died Amery on May 3, 1994). Kenneth appears in the 1920 Federal Census, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Ancestry.com Roll T625_2010, Page 22B, ED 143, Image 88, Age 4, and in the 1930 Federal Census, 2-Ward Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Genealogy.com Roll 2605 Book 2, Page 16a, Household #8, Age 15.

13-George V. Sigsworth, born Aug. 12, 1916, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, died Jan. 10, 1996 in Illinois. George married Mamie Aronson (she born May 18, 1918, died May 27, 1998, at Amery). George appears in the 1920 Federal Census, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Ancestry.com Roll T625_2010, Page 22B, ED 143, Image 88, Age 2, and in the 1930 Federal Census, 2-Ward Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Genealogy.com Roll 2605 Book 2, Page 16a, Household #8, Age 12.

14-Luella Sigsworth, born Sep. 8, 1920, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, where she died Aug. 7, 1993. Luella married Everett Hanson, Clifford Johnson, and  Donald Woolard. She appears in the 1920 Federal Census, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Ancestry.com Roll T625_2010, Page 22B, ED 143, Image 88, Age 4 months, and in the 1930 Federal Census, 2-Ward Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Genealogy.com Roll 2605 Book 2, Page 16a, Household #8, Age 10.

15-Charles H. Sigsworth, born Jan. 28, 1922, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin. He married Doris O. Teal. Charles appears in the 1930 Federal Census, 2-Ward Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Genealogy.com Roll 2605 Book 2, Page 16a, Household #8, Age 8.

16-Robert Leroy Sigsworth, born Oct. 22, 1924, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, where he died Aug. 19, 1926.

17-Edward L. Sigsworth, born April 27, 1929, at Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, died there after Aug. 1994. I have a notation from Delores Marquand (Edward's niece) that Edward married first to Waunita, then to Regina J., and after Regina's death in 1969, he remarried Waunita. Edward appears in the 1930 Federal Census, 2-Ward Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Genealogy.com Roll 2605 Book 2, Page 16a, Household #8, Age 2 years 6 months.