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    From Andreas History of the State of Nebraska, about persons who lived in Miami County Ohio, then went to Nebraska

    Dakota co, NE: CHARLES D. MARTIN, of Dakota City, Neb., was born at Bath, Grafton Co. N. H., March 26, 1817. Came to Ohio when seventeen years of age, and attended a collegiate institute there four years. Taught school in Miami County. In 1844 was appointed Postmaster in Athens County, Ohio. In 1849 went to New Orleans and spent the winter. Spent the summer of 1850 in South Arkansas. On July 8, 1856, came to Dakota County, Neb., and on September 11 entered a pre-emption claim adjoining Covington, and built a cabin thereon. In 1858 was Justice of the Peace in Covington. In 1861 was appointed United States District Clerk for the Third Judicial District of Nebraska; served six and one-half years. In 1864 was appointed Receiver of the United States Land Office at Dakota City; served four years and seven months. In 1877 became editor of the Dakota City Eagle, and in 1880 became editor of the North Nebraska Argus, which paper he still publishes. He was married May 9, 1843, to Miss Nancy Dunlap, and has four children--one son and three daughters.

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