Martin Van Buren Deadwyler was born 1837, Elbert Co., Ga., the son of Martin P.Deadwyler (Feb. 8, 1788, Wilkes Co. - Sept. 8, 1866 Madison Co.) and his wife Sarah Rebecca Wilhite (May 10, 1791, Va. - Jan 8, 1844 Madison Co., Ga.). Martin P. son of Joseph, son of Martin the emigrant. Martin V. B. D. buried Deadwyler Cem, Doves Creek.
M.V.B.D. married Harriet Ann Hubbard 5 Jan., 1851, Oglethorpe Co.