About the Compiler

Richard T. (Sharp) Martin was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, and grew up in Houston, Texas. He became interested in genealogy at the age of sixteen, but most of this research was completed over a twenty-one year period from 1998 to 2019. His goal with this family history site is to freely share his findings with as many interested people as possible that it might be a benefit to them and their families.


An abbreviated PDF version of the history of Richard T. Martin is available below. 

Download Richard T. (Sharp) Martin Autobiography

Richard T. Martin with his family, Christmas 1991.
Richard T. Martin with his daughter, Rebecca, 1998.
Richard T. Martin at the grave of Christian Van Gundy, Sr., 2011.