Wilson Daily Times, 17 July 1928.
In the 1880 census of New Hope township, Chatham County, N.C., George Martin, 12, servant, in the household of Frederic Hartsoe, a 63 year-old white farmer.
In the 1910 census of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, N.C.: George Martin, 42, electric company electrician; wife Bettie, 36; and adopted son James, 3.
In the 1920 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 110 Reid Street, George Martin, 54, electric company lineman; wife Bettie, 46; mother-in-law Lou Hunter, 67, widow; and son Vernon Martin, 14.
George Aldrich Martin died 16 July 1928 in Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was 61 years old; was born in Chatham County, N.C., to Pomp Martin and Annie Crump; was married to Bettie Minnie Martin; worked as an electrician “wiring houses for himself”; and was buried in Wayne County, N.C.