Welcome to the home links page for the Martin family formerly in Woodridge,IL now in Mashpee,MA. link to CLAMS Catalog.

Our family contact info is at the bottom of this page.

Tim's YouTube Channel here.

Family Christmas Letters.


Tim and Deb were members of New Song Church in Bolingbrook, IL, but since moving are attending Cape Cod Church. CCC online.

We have a short-term rental unit available on Cape Cod via VRBO and AirBNB and FurnishedFinder

  • Cape Cod: Events and PowerOutages and webcams: A | B | WHOI OspreyCam
  • Property and Parcel Maps: PLSS for Google Earth and Sanborn Maps and Orange Co. NY and DuPageCo and DuPageDeeds and MonroeCo and Viewpoint and LatahCoID and Mashpee and Brewster and Dennis and Sandwich and Barnstable and Falmouth and Orleans and Barnstable County Deeds and Plymouth County Deeds and Court House Direct
  • iCloud and GoogleDocs and GoogleBooks and GoogleCalendar and GoogleTranslate and Wifi Points and RDMweb and FaxOut
  • POSTcalc and USPSship and Chicago Metra and CTA and MegaBus and Go Express IND/BMG
  • PACE bus: 822 Woodridge/Lisle and 821 Woodridge/Belmont and 834 Joliet/Yorktown and 715 Argonne/COD and 714 COD/Naperville
  • For Cape Cod: CapeCodRTA_Sealine and PeterPan&Bonanza Bus and Plymouth&Brockton Bus and IslandQueen Ferry and Steamship Authority and MegaBus NYC to New Bedford MA cheaply
  • Bicycling : Cape Cod and Woodridge, Chicago, Cook County Trails, IPP, bikely.com, bike law
  • Weather Chicago: PCPRAD and IntelliCast and ANLMET and IR satellite and TDWR ORD and TDWR MDW
  • Weather Mashpee: PCPRAD and Precip and IntelliCast and IR satellite and Visible and Buoy
  • National: National radar and US precipitation maps and precip history and US snow maps and NOAA watch
  • Road Traffic : Cape and Boston and Logan and Chicago and Illinois Road Conditions and surrounding states
  • Air Traffic : Flight Aware flight tracking 
  • Water Traffic : U.S. Hydrographic Service Charts and Sailwx website and PaddleAway website and Cape Cod Tides and at Waquoit Bay Entrance
  • Celestial Traffic : current positions of natural celestial bodies and sun-path diagrams
  • Time : NIST time and Atmos Clocks and Time Zones and Calendar any Year and DateDifference and DegMinSec to DDeg
  • Wayback Machine web page historical archive and Boston Public Library downloadables and electronic resources.
  • Genealogy: ancestry.com and FindMyPast.com and Fold3 and FamilySearch and Genealogybank.com
  • Archives.com and RootsWeb and Godfrey Library AGBI and Reclaim the Records and Eastman's Newsletter
  • Mayflower DAR SAR: General and Massachusetts and Elder Wm. Brewster and John Howland and Francis Cooke and Richard Warren and SAR and DAR
  • Cemetery: findagrave.com and BillionGraves and U.S.V.A. Burials and ArlingtonNC and Association for Grave Stone Studies and AGS Archives
  • NHFA and DeathCafe and Funeral Consumers Alliance and NEHGS and NYG&BS
  • African-American Records and Arolsen Holocaust Archives and Norway Archive and Swedish Riksarchivet and Swedish Arkiv Digital and LitvakSIG Lithuanian/Jewish JewishGen and Nova Scotia and PEI
  • Newspapers: newspapers.com and newspaperarchive.com and NewsLibrary.com and LOC and AncestorHunt and Google
  • Area Newspapers: NY Fulton and Fulton Search and NYTimes and Illinois and ChicagoTribune and Nebraska and Canada
  • CindysList and Linkpendium and ObitsArchive and deathindexes.com and ICD Death Codes and NYC vital records and SteveMorse and DARweb
  • FamilyTreeDNA and GEDmatch and MyHeritage and 23andMe and DNA painter and Int. Soc. of Genetic Genealogy
  • YDNA Tools and YTree TJM and YFULL and YBrowse and Vance SAPP and GeneticHomeland
  • U.S. Census instructions also enumerator and overviews and SSDMF and SSDI and Social Security Record Request and National Archives Requests
  • google books ngrams and Soundex convertor and nickname index and namepedia and behindthename and surname history and mynamestats.com
  • Occupations and BLM_GLO records and US County Maps and CentreCoGenSociety and CentreCoHistory.
  • U.S. Historical State Boundaries and Cook County IL Census Help and New Jersey Archives
  • ILgenweb and IPGG and Cook County Vital Records and Illinois Digital Archives and DRL Illinois History and Sangamon Valley Collection
  • West Virginia: Vital Records
  • PBS-Finding Your Roots and PBS-Genealogy Roadshow and TLC-Who Do You Think You Are and TLC-Long Lost Family and BYU Generations Project and PBS Family Pictures USA
  • Cape Cod : Historical Links and Gravestones and Sturgis Archive and CCCC Nickerson Archives and Tales of Cape Cod and MA Digital Archives
  • Cape Cod Newspapers : Barnstable Patriot (1830-1930) and Falmouth Enterprise (1896-1962)
  • INgenweb and Monroe Co IN Historical Society and Indiana Townships and Monroe Co. News. Timeline and Hoosier State Chronicles and Indiana Memory Digital Collections and BMG Herald Times Online and MCPL Genealogy.
  • Allen Co. IN Genealogy Center and Martin Family Genealogy Forum and PGMood page and Cleveland Cemeteries. and Missouri Digital Records.
  • Newberry: Historical County Boundaries and Newberry Online Catalog and Chicago Ancestors
  • Stokes Co. NC: Historical Society and Carolana and linkpendium and Gen. Soc. of Rockingham&Stokes Co. and NC Genealogical Society
  • Dating Photographs: Early American Automobiles.
  • 1828, 1913 Webster's Dictionaries and LOC FAW and Cimorelli Ship Data and Mystic Ship Registers
  • Atlas of Orange County NY :  1875 and 1903 1776 Map of Middle Colonies and West
  • Place : Geographic place names and US ZIPcodes and AreaCode maps and ip2location website and batchgeo.com
  • Dupage County : Hi-Res Aerial Imagery Check out Downers Grove History.
  • People/Phone/Address Finder : AnyWho and WhitePages.com and spokeo.com and BeenVerified.com
  • Food : Saffron Wesmont, Indian Harvest Naperville, Taste of India Willowbrook and Papa Johns Pizza Online Ordering
  • Voting : Illinois Districts/Officials and Dupage County Districts
  • Verizon Wireless maps, 802.11 wireless maps i2roam website and Hotspot T-Mobile website
  • Local Resources : SWAN Library Catalog
  • Mental Illness - we feel is a major issue to better address in our society. The NAMI DuPage chapter is one of the BEST in the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
  • Family Christmas letters in PDF format: 2019, 2018, 2018pix, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and Deb's addendum, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997
    Earlier Family Christmas letters as text files: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1986tail, 1985, 1984, ... 1981, 1980, 1980Deb, 1979, 1978, 1977.

    Pictures : Snowmageddon2011 - Swiss/BCN trip 2010 - Alaska 2009 - Israel 2006 - Niger 2006 - Mexico City 2006 - Germany 2007 - Eating Cicadas - Cape Fungi.

    Tim and Deb attended and first met at the Tehran Community School in Iran (several years ago). Wikipedia and Wictionary and Britannica Online and Bloomington Herald-Times Online and CSM Online

    Free e-sword.net Bible study software, TNIV Bible and KJV Bible and Koran

    Here are email addresses for the immediate members of our family: replace (at) with @ and (dot) with a period.

    • Tim Martin (father) : tjmartin(at)timfo(dot)com
    • Deb Martin (mother) : tjmartins(at)comcast(dot)net
    • Asher Martin (son) : ashermartin(at)gmail(dot)com
    • Bryn Martin (son) : flux(at)ebryn(dot)com
    • Collin Martin (son) : mrcollinmartin(at)gmail(dot)com
    • Dorea Martin (daughter) : doream(at)gmail(dot)com
    • Evan Martin (son) : mr.evanmartin(at)gmail(dot)com
    Tim has worked long at Argonne National Laboratory (recently part-time) in the EVS Division, most recent project WFIP2  He always enjoys music and currently ancestry research. See the many related links at the top of this page.
    Deb has been a home-birth and home-schooling mom.  She loves teaching ceramics at Camp Good News. Here is the Artsonia link for her former students' art work
    Asher is a BSEE graduate from Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is currently living in Moscow, ID
    Bryn Martin, PhD Mechanical Engineering from UIC, post doc at EPFL Lausanne, Switz. Bryn has a web page and professional pageMarried Aug 2008 to Rachel Lloyd.  He has joined a new Biological Engineering Dept. at Univ. of Idaho. Also check out Bryn's music.
    Collin is a BS Math Education graduate from UIC, is a photographer and the mid-west sales rep for Jordan Craig.  He has been the organizer of the annual Wind City Riot and was married May 2015 to Kristan Kay Marie: wedding video and wedding stills
    Dorea graduated Rush University 2015 as a MD and has recently completed residency at Oakland Children's Hospital. She married Dan Houle June 2011. Wedding photos here. She is a BS Chemistry/Bio-Chemistry graduate from University of Chicago. Dorea's Nerb stop-action video and Attack of the Killer Gerbil!
    Evan graduated Univ. of Wyoming 2015 with a B.S. Geology and has recently started to re-tool for a nursing program. Evan married August 2018 to Elise Knepley.