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Started by Elaine Cynthia Mitchell Thomas Mar 12, 2016.

Samuel Martin, Fayette Co, Pa

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Martins from Morgan County Indiana 2 Replies

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Comment by David Martin on September 10, 2017 at 10:03am

Seeking information on the following Martin line....Marion, Tenn. via St. Luis to Austin, Texas......................................................................................................

Mary Molly Martin was born in Virginia about 1790.  She is my great-great grandmother as determined by U.S.  censuses from latter years.  I am the great grandson of William Edward Martin and the grandson of James Marion Martin.  Mary Molly.started having children in Virginia in about 1810.

Her first child was Leanna Druzilla Martin (1810 – bef. 1880, Webster, Missouri) born in Virginia followed by another daughter Alice Martin (July 1813 – 1903, Austin, Tx.) born in Virginia again.  Her first son was James D. Martin born in 1819 in Winchester, Franklin, Tennessee. Her daughter Sarah Ann Martin was also born in Tennessee in April of 1822 followed by Thomas P. Martin born about 1824 in Tennessee, and then another son Morgan Martin born about 1827 also in Tennessee.  My great Grandfather William Edward Martin was born January 3, 1828 in Indiana.  Her last child was Goolman (pronounced Go-olman)            D. Martin born the 20th of March 1833 in Tennessee.

In the 1840 Marion County Tennessee census Mary Martin is shown as head of household (only the head of household in shown on US census prior to 1850) and living two households from her is john Tatum, her son-in law.  Since her last child  was born in Tennessee about 1833 and she is shown as head of household in 1840, her husband disappeared from the scene between those two years.  She is not shown as head of household in the 1830 Tennessee census which would lead us to believe that one of the Martin males shown in the 1830 Marion Co. Tenn. census was her husband.  As of the writing of this narrative I have not been able to determine which one it would be.  Therefore as of this writing I do not know who my great-great Grandfather Martin was.

Comment by Mary Diane Peer on April 10, 2017 at 11:18pm

Martin family from VA and TN. Hi, I'm looking for my future husband's relatives. Calvin Dennis Martin Jr. grew up in TN with his brother, Mark Martin, in the mid to late 50's and 60's. Their parent's names are, Calvin Dennis Martin Sr. and Thelma Gladys (Lane) Martin. They are from VA. I like to locate anyone who is related to these Martin family. Thanks.

Comment by Aries588 on February 8, 2016 at 7:29pm
Looking for leads on William Martin and Ursula Samson. They are the parents of Samson Martin who was b. 18 Jul 1799 in Norton, Bristol, MA. He m. 22 May 1820 in Pawtucket, RI to Rebecca C. Collyer. He d. bef 27 Jun 1860. The 1860 RI Census lists Rebecca as widowed. Any leads or genealogical sources on the Martins in New England would be greatly appreciated.
Comment by Lester galbreath on December 5, 2014 at 5:16pm

Lille Amanda Martin 1893-1971 my father's mother is my link to the Martin Family - Lester W Galbreath

Our Martin family began with my 28th Great Grandfather in France with the birth of  Martin De Tours in 1003 AD. At  that point in history people did not usually travel more than a few miles from home and at first only had first names and no surnames, However the time came when people with the same name were becoming confusing so a second designation was added such as being referred to by their occupation, where they were from etc, Such as James the Wheeler, the son of James, or numerous others. His name was Martin and he lived in Tours France thus Martin Tours. The De  in a name denoted the first person in a family line or a direct descendant from the first of a family. therefore Martin De Tours.

My branch of the Martin Family Tree descends through his son Martin De Tours Jr. born 1020 in Normandie, France.

I have a file on the Martins that landed in Virginia and migrated through Tennessee to Missouri to Texas. I also have a file on the descendents from Martin de Tours to Virginia. I would be happy to share information. 

Comment by Sue Cucchiarella on June 13, 2014 at 12:34pm

Looking for Martins who settled in Green County Wisconsin 1845 time frame. Came from Galway Ireland

Comment by Prussian MARTIN on December 9, 2013 at 10:20am

Further to my message on my ancestor Charles William MARTIN born c1789s of Magdeburg, Prussia, there is a suggestion of an earlier connection with Charleston which I assume to be South Carolina. If he was of black African (or Native American) descent, he the MARTIN name would have been the slave owner.

Any research suggestions would be appreciated.

Comment by Deborah LeBorgne on December 8, 2013 at 6:26pm

Hello Everyone!

I'm looking for James Martin born in Kentucky 1856.  He married Ida M. Watson in Louisville, Kentucky 1885.  They lived in Galena, Kansas and adoted my grandmother, Virginia, abt. 1900.  James stole the identity of Dr. Fred Lanoix in 1902 and practiced under said name.   James performed at least 2 surgeries and the ladies died.  He was arrested and died at the Wyandotte County jail in 1914.

Thank you for any information.

Comment by Dave Martin on September 24, 2013 at 5:01pm

Norma Wiese     I am David Martin, Oklahoma  and I may be able to give you some info .  email me: dmartin49@hotmail.com   .   My Martin relatives were from around mississippi. 

Comment by Norma Wiese on September 24, 2013 at 2:13pm

I am looking for information on my paternal grandfather's family.  My grandfather, Robert Rufus Martin, was born in Clarke County, MS on March 25, 1887.  He had a sister, Mae, and a brother, Will.  I have no information on his parents and am looking to research the family line.  At some point the family moved to Meridian, MS (Lauderdale County, MS).  Any help would be appreciated.

Comment by Betty Vaughn on June 4, 2013 at 9:57am

I am looking for info on the Martin families in Davidson and Wilson Counties TN from 1800 to after the War. Is Thomas C. Martin the son of Brice Martin and his he the father of Mary B. Martin who married Henry A. Ausburn/OsBorn?

I need to contact a researcher in Davidson County to lookl for deeds for me. Can anyone recommend anyone?

Betty

 

 

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