Manitoba Photographers: George A. Martin (1861-1924)
Born in Ontario on 23 October 1861, he married Mary A. King (1860-?) at Hastings, Ontario on 3 January 1883. They had two daughters: Annie M. Martin (1884-?, wife of Charles Burton McConnell) and Lena M. Martin (1892-?). In addition to working as a photographer at Killarney (1898-1902), he also did itinerant photography at Crystal City and other places in southern Manitoba. He died at Killarney on 20 March 1924 and was buried in the Killarney Cemetery.
Marriage registration, Ancestry.
The Western Canada Photographers List (1860-1925) by Glen C. Phillips (Milton, Ontario: Global Genealogy), 2002.
1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“In memoriam” card and other Martin family ephemera and photographs, Gordon Goldsborough private collection.
We thank Butch Pearson for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 1 March 2021