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General Joseph Martin Reference Document Part 7

acres. (Joseph purchased of Joseph MULLINGS in Henry Co.) on Leatherwood Cr., line George HARISTON'S, Nicholes ASKIN'S, & Thos EGESTONE'S. Witnessed by Michael ASKIN, John ROBERTS, & Wm. GRAVES.

<128> Deed: __ Jul 1806 Henry Co., VA, USA; Joseph MARTIN Jr. for 5sh & natural affection for son, 111 acres (Joseph purchased from Thos STEWERT).

<129> Deed: __ Mar 1807 Henry Co., VA, USA; March 1807, Henry Co., Virginia Joseph MARTIN Sr to Jesse MARTIN [his son] for 5sh, 97 acres on Leatherwood Cr, lines Lomax Company's. (Joseph purchased from Elizabeth DONALDSON & William TUNSTALL).

<130> Deed: __ Dec 1807 Henry Co., VA, USA; William & Mary SHACKELFORD for 25 fishing fork branch of Letherwood Creek, MAGRUDERS, & WILLIAMS. Spanish Lake, State line, EGLETONS, 100 acres. Witnessed by William WMS, Richard GRIFFIN, & John CONWOWAY.

<131> Note: __ ___ 1808 Henry Co., VA, USA; Joseph was described as clinging tenaciously during the last years of his life to the old customs and style of dress buckled shoes, silk stockings, knee breeches and buckles, frock coat, skirted vest and a ruffled stock or neckpiece. He was large over six feet tall, inclined to be overweight, bald and with a full beard which he plaited into braids and tucked inside his shirt collar. He must have presented a singular appearance, even in those days of personal eccentricity, as he made his way about the County. In the summer of 1808 he made a long & fatiguing trip to the west to revisit the scenes of his young manhood, to look after his western lands, and to renew acquaintances with his friends, white and Indian. He returned to Leatherwood in the fall exhausted and sick, became seriously ill (probably from a stroke).

<132> Deed* bt 18081809 Henry Co., VA, USA; May 1808 Joseph MARTIN Sr to General Joseph MARTIN Sr. to Joseph MARTIN Jr. Home place 14,000 acres in Henry Co., Virginia. Home mill, distillery, stock (100 cattle, 100 hogs, 50 sheep, 20 horses) a 10 year lease 1 Jan 1809 for 70 to go to Joseph MARTIN Jr on his death (death of Joseph MARTIN Sr.). Witness Wm. HALL, James EDWARDS, John EDWARDS. September Joseph MARTIN Sr. of Henry Co. to Joseph MARTIN Jr. for 2,500 negros 30 or more.

<133> Death* 18 Dec 1808 Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA, USA; age 69y of paralysis.

Burial* a 18 Dec 1808 Belmont Monte, Leatherwood Cr., Henry Co., VA, USA; Died on the 18 of December 1808 Brigadier General Joseph Martin the 69 year of his age.

Probate: __ ___ 1809 Henry Co., VA, USA; The estate of Genl. Jos. MARTIN an account by Joseph MARTIN administrator 1809, Henry Co., VA. Among other payments we find, at various times payments to ARMSTEAD, paid widow Susanna MARTIN her part of the estate 750.10.0 + for 3 negros 133.6.8, paid Thomas MARTIN for his part as legatee in the estate 225.0.0., paid Rubin HUGHES his part as legatee by intermarriage with Polly 226.17.9., 1813 paid Patt MARTIN his part as legatee 233.12.0, 1814 paid Lewis MARTIN as his part as lagatee 247.0.0, paid Henry EDWARDS in favour of his wife Sarah (WALLER) on a bond given to Genl. Joseph MARTIN dec'd by Brice MARTIN for the benifit of Elizabeth WALLERS children 19.5.0. Account 1817, paid George KING legacy for his wife Susanna 234.4.8. Account 1820 paid Alexander MARTIN his legacy 390.0.0, 1824 paid John C. MARTIN his legacy $1362.75, 1825 paid Jos C WALLER 27.0.0 & Henry Pritcherd who married Martha WALLER 27.00 on bond benifit of Elizabeth WALLER'S children, 1826 paid George W. MARTIN his legacy 405.16.6.

<134> Deed: __ ___ 1809 Henry Co., VA, USA; Ambrose EDWARDS, 362 acres on Leatherwood Creek, Susannah MARTIN can't convently travel to court so must be examined at home.

<135> Probate: __ ___ 1811 Henry Co., VA, USA; dower allotment to Susannah MARTIN widow and relict of Joseph MARTIN deceased in Henry Co., Virginia. 350 acres land it mentions the order line, Leatherwood Creek, including houses, casle mill & still house, farm sencus.

<136> Appraisal* __ Jan 1812 Henry Co., VA, USA; deceased At the house of Joseph MARTIN administrator, negro Tom $500, negro Cuff $500, negro Sall $333.1/3 made by Joseph JONES, Davis KELLY, & Ambrose EDWARDS.

<137> Witness: __ ___ 1820 Heir: Maj. Alexander MARTIN; Henry Co., VA, USA; from estate of father Ge. Joseph Martin 390 lbs.

Court Rec* __ ___ 1840 Henry Co., VA, USA; In 1840 a chancery suit was brought by Martin & others against Martin & others before the superior court of Henry County Virginia. Where John REDD Sr. testifyed that the hand wrighting on the document (not dated & unsigned) will was that of General Joseph MARTIN. It says "In the name of God amen. I Joseph MARTIN Sr. of Henry County, Tennessee ... I contitute this my last will and testament revoking all others. And as I have already given my 1st wifes children their protions of my estae I dispost of the residue of my estate both real & personal in the following mannor. That is to say I give my loving wife Susanna MARTIN the whole of my estate to raise & educate my children on during her widowhood but if she should marry it is my will that my estate be equally divided among my children namely Joseph, Jesse, Thomas, Sally, Patrick, Lewis, Molly, Susannah, Alexander, John C, & George and in order that these children may be dutiful to their mother I leave it at her ? to give them their part of my estate when they marry or come of age or not or any part they may choose and at the death of my wife my will is that my estate be equally divided among my said children I constitute & appoint my beloved wife ? & my son Joseph MARTIN exeuctor of this my last will and testament.

Father* Joseph MARTIN Sr. (17001760)

Mother* Susannah CHILES (17241754) ________________________________________________________________

Marriage* 24 Feb 1784 Henry Co., VA, USA.

<138> Deed: __ Mar 1806 Henry Co., VA, USA; to Brice MARTIN, for 400, land on 4th fork of Leatherwood Creek, lines of Joseph GRAVELEY'S, old order line, Wm MARTIN'S house. (Joseph had purchased of David M. RANDOLPH Sr. partner of Benjamin dec'd.) 600 acres, houses, orchards, etc. Witnesses were Morgan HAPSON, J. MARTIN Jr., & A. HUGHES.

<139> ________________________________________________________________

Spouse* Susannah GRAVES

<140> NameMarr: MARTIN

Birth* c __ ___ 1763

Witness: bt 17901790 Will: William GRAVES Sr.; Henry Co., VA, USA; home place, 22 negroes (appr 5 slaves) Exe. Wife, son Thomas, Joseph Anthony.

Witness: 28 Jan 1792 Deed: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; from William GRAVES for 25 all of his father, William GRAVES Sr. estate which was willed to the said William GRAVES. Should the courts of or his mother Mary GRAVES rule the will unlawfull then the estate to be equally divided between the heirs of his father.

<141> Witness: __ ___ 1809 Probate: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; The estate of Genl. Jos. MARTIN an account by Joseph MARTIN administrator 1809, Henry Co., VA. Among other payments we find, at various times payments to ARMSTEAD, paid widow Susanna MARTIN her part of the estate 750.10.0 + for 3 negros 133.6.8, paid Thomas MARTIN for his part as legatee in the estate 225.0.0., paid Rubin HUGHES his part as legatee by intermarriage with Polly 226.17.9., 1813 paid Patt MARTIN his part as legatee 233.12.0, 1814 paid Lewis MARTIN as his part as lagatee 247.0.0, paid Henry EDWARDS in favour of his wife Sarah (WALLER) on a bond given to Genl. Joseph MARTIN dec'd by Brice MARTIN for the benifit of Elizabeth WALLERS children 19.5.0. Account 1817, paid George KING legacy for his wife Susanna 234.4.8. Account 1820 paid Alexander MARTIN his legacy 390.0.0, 1824 paid John C. MARTIN his legacy $1362.75, 1825 paid Jos C WALLER 27.0.0 & Henry Pritcherd who married Martha WALLER 27.00 on bond benifit of Elizabeth WALLER'S children, 1826 paid George W. MARTIN his legacy 405.16.6.

<142> Witness: __ ___ 1809 Deed: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; Ambrose EDWARDS, 362 acres on Leatherwood Creek, Susannah MARTIN can't convently travel to court so must be examined at home.

<143> Witness: __ ___ 1811 Probate: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; dower allotment to Susannah MARTIN widow and relict of Joseph MARTIN deceased in Henry Co., Virginia. 350 acres land it mentions the order line, Leatherwood Creek, including houses, casle mill & still house, farm sencus.

<144> Sold* 25 Aug 1834 Henry Co., VA, USA; for natural love and affection for Alexander Martin of County of Lincoln and state of Missouri & one dollar my interses in certain lands lately granted by congress of the heirs of my deceased husband Joseph Martin.

<145> Residence* __ ___ 1836 Henry Co., VA, USA; home burned to the ground.

Death* 07 Nov 1837 Henry Co., VA, USA.

Burial* a 07 Nov 1837 Belmont, Henry Co., VA, USA.

Witness: __ ___ 1840 Court Rec: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; In 1840 a chancery suit was brought by Martin & others against Martin & others before the superior court of Henry County Virginia. Where John REDD Sr. testifyed that the hand wrighting on the document (not dated & unsigned) will was that of General Joseph MARTIN. It says "In the name of God amen. I Joseph MARTIN Sr. of Henry County, Tennessee ... I contitute this my last will and testament revoking all others. And as I have already given my 1st wifes children their protions of my estae I dispost of the residue of my estate both real & personal in the following mannor. That is to say I give my loving wife Susanna MARTIN the whole of my estate to raise & educate my children on during her widowhood but if she should marry it is my will that my estate be equally divided among my children namely Joseph, Jesse, Thomas, Sally, Patrick, Lewis, Molly, Susannah, Alexander, John C, & George and in order that these children may be dutiful to their mother I leave it at her ? to give them their part of my estate when they marry or come of age or not or any part they may choose and at the death of my wife my will is that my estate be equally divided among my said children I constitute & appoint my beloved wife ? & my son Joseph MARTIN exeuctor of this my last will and testament.

Father* William GRAVES Sr. (17241790)

Mother* Mary (?) ( 1801) ________________________________________________________________

Eleven Known Children ________________________________________________________________

?/M Col. Joseph MARTIN

Birth* 23 Sep 1785 Henry Co., VA, USA.

Marriage* 30 Apr 1810 Sally HUGHES (1792 ); Patrick Co., VA, USA.

Appraisal: __ Jan 1812 (w) Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; deceased At the house of Joseph MARTIN administrator, negro Tom $500, negro Cuff $500, negro Sall $333.1/3 made by Joseph JONES, Davis KELLY, & Ambrose EDWARDS.

<146> Witness: 22 Dec 1820 Sold: Maj. Alexander MARTIN; Henry Co., VA, USA; of TN to Joseph Martin of Henry Co VA for $1,066 land lying in Henry Co on Leatherwood Creek 133 1/3 acres.

<147> Witness: __ ___ 1840 Court Rec: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; In 1840 a chancery suit was brought by Martin & others against Martin & others before the superior court of Henry County Virginia. Where John REDD Sr. testifyed that the hand wrighting on the document (not dated & unsigned) will was that of General Joseph MARTIN. It says "In the name of God amen. I Joseph MARTIN Sr. of Henry County, Tennessee ... I contitute this my last will and testament revoking all others. And as I have already given my 1st wifes children their protions of my estae I dispost of the residue of my estate both real & personal in the following mannor. That is to say I give my loving wife Susanna MARTIN the whole of my estate to raise & educate my children on during her widowhood but if she should marry it is my will that my estate be equally divided among my children namely Joseph, Jesse, Thomas, Sally, Patrick, Lewis, Molly, Susannah, Alexander, John C, & George and in order that these children may be dutiful to their mother I leave it at her ? to give them their part of my estate when they marry or come of age or not or any part they may choose and at the death of my wife my will is that my estate be equally divided among my said children I constitute & appoint my beloved wife ? & my son Joseph MARTIN exeuctor of this my last will and testament.

Death* 03 Nov 1850 Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA, USA.

Daughter: Sallie MARTIN

Daughter: Matilda MARTIN

Daughter: Susan MARTIN

Daughter: Ella MARTIN

Daughter: Anna MARTIN

Daughter: Eliza MARTIN

Daughter: Jane MARTIN

Son: Col William MARTIN

Son: Archie MARTIN

Son: Samuel MARTIN

Son: Thomas J MARTIN

Son: Joseph MARTIN

Daughter: Mary MARTIN ________________________________________________________________

?/M Jesse MARTIN

Birth* c __ ___ 1786 Henry Co., VA, USA.

Death* 28 Nov 1836 Henry Co., VA, USA.

Witness: __ ___ 1840 Court Rec: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; In 1840 a chancery suit was brought by Martin & others against Martin & others before the superior court of Henry County Virginia. Where John REDD Sr. testifyed that the hand wrighting on the document (not dated & unsigned) will was that of General Joseph MARTIN. It says "In the name of God amen. I Joseph MARTIN Sr. of Henry County, Tennessee ... I contitute this my last will and testament revoking all others. And as I have already given my 1st wifes children their protions of my estae I dispost of the residue of my estate both real & personal in the following mannor. That is to say I give my loving wife Susanna MARTIN the whole of my estate to raise & educate my children on during her widowhood but if she should marry it is my will that my estate be equally divided among my children namely Joseph, Jesse, Thomas, Sally, Patrick, Lewis, Molly, Susannah, Alexander, John C, & George and in order that these children may be dutiful to their mother I leave it at her ? to give them their part of my estate when they marry or come of age or not or any part they may choose and at the death of my wife my will is that my estate be equally divided among my said children I constitute & appoint my beloved wife ? & my son Joseph MARTIN exeuctor of this my last will and testament. ________________________________________________________________

?/M Thomas MARTIN

Birth* bt 17881789 Henry Co., VA, USA.

<148> Witness: __ ___ 1809 Probate: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; The estate of Genl. Jos. MARTIN an account by Joseph MARTIN administrator 1809, Henry Co., VA. Among other payments we find, at various times payments to ARMSTEAD, paid widow Susanna MARTIN her part of the estate 750.10.0 + for 3 negros 133.6.8, paid Thomas MARTIN for his part as legatee in the estate 225.0.0., paid Rubin HUGHES his part as legatee by intermarriage with Polly 226.17.9., 1813 paid Patt MARTIN his part as legatee 233.12.0, 1814 paid Lewis MARTIN as his part as lagatee 247.0.0, paid Henry EDWARDS in favour of his wife Sarah (WALLER) on a bond given to Genl. Joseph MARTIN dec'd by Brice MARTIN for the benifit of Elizabeth WALLERS children 19.5.0. Account 1817, paid George KING legacy for his wife Susanna 234.4.8. Account 1820 paid Alexander MARTIN his legacy 390.0.0, 1824 paid John C. MARTIN his legacy $1362.75, 1825 paid Jos C WALLER 27.0.0 & Henry Pritcherd who married Martha WALLER 27.00 on bond benifit of Elizabeth WALLER'S children, 1826 paid George W. MARTIN his legacy 405.16.6.

<149> Marriage* 29 Jan 1812 Nancy CARR (1794 ), daughter of John Fendall CARR and Elizabeth DALTON; Stokes Co., NC, USA.

Son: c __ ___ 1815 Patrick H MARTIN; Stokes Co., NC, USA.

<150> Death* c __ ___ 1824 Maury Co., TN, USA.

<151> Witness: __ ___ 1824 Probate: Isaac DALTON; Stokes Co., NC, USA; J. L. Lu, The Daltons, Vol. II p. 29, 60, Isaac Dalton division of estate in part 1824 Stokes Co., North Carolina. Isaac Dalton Will 1824, Stokes Co., NC. David Dalton, Exer. Brother David Dalton, sister Elizabeth Carr. Elizabeth married John F. Carr and are parents of William Carr; David Carr; Charles Carr; and Alice Carr (intermarried with William Hughes); Nancy Martin, widow of Thomas Martin, dec'd.; Polly (intermarried with Alexander Martin); Matilda (intermarried with Benjamin M. Jones); Sarah (intermarried with Thomas N. Barham); Susan Carr. They all reside in Maury Co., TN except Alex. Martin & his wife Elizabeth who reside in Missouri that your orator David is deaf and dumb and incapable of transacting his business that your orator Charles is greatly afflicted and not sound of mind and your orator Susan is afflicted and incapable of doing any kind of business and that your orator John T. Carr has been appointed guardina by the proper court of Maury Co. to David, Charles & Susan. Show that your oratix Elizabeth is now between the age of 6070 years, and all her children over the age of 21 yearsl.

<152> Residence* 23 Jan 1825 Nancy CARR (1794 ); Maury Co., TN, USA.

<153> Probate* 05 Feb 1838 Marshall Co., TN, USA; 5 February 1838, Marshall Co., TN Guardianship of Joseph, Isaac D., Julia, Polly and Eliza Martin, minor orphans of Thomas W. MARTIN. Nancy MARTIN. Bond, $1,000. Securities, Charles HARDISON and John FIELD. 4 March 1839. Settlement with Nancy MARTIN, Guardian of minor heirs of Thomas W. MARTAIN, for 1838. 1839 Nancy MARTIN acknowledge a Power of attorney to John F. MARTIN on 25 April 1839. John F. Martin, Guardian of children of Nancy Martin to act in the estate of their grandmother, Susannah MARTIN, late, of Henry County, VA. 6 May 1839. Power of attorney from Joseph Martin to John F. Martin for Joseph's portion of his paternal grnadmother's estate, late of Henry Co., VA. 6 May 1838. 6 April 1840. Settlement with Nancy Martin, Guardian of Isaac D. Martin, Julia C. Martin, Mary Martin and Eliza T. Martin for year ending 26 March 1840. 5 September 1842. Nancy Martin resigned as guardian. John FOX, Jr. assumed guardianship of Eliza Thomas Martin, minor of Thos. Martin. Bond $800. Securities: Pervines Fox and Redin McAffee. 5 September 1843. Settlement with Nancy Martin, Guardian of the minor heirs of Martin, for the year ending 26 March 1843, by John Elliot, D. C.

Witness: __ ___ 1840 Court Rec: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; In 1840 a chancery suit was brought by Martin & others against Martin & others before the superior court of Henry County Virginia. Where John REDD Sr. testifyed that the hand wrighting on the document (not dated & unsigned) will was that of General Joseph MARTIN. It says "In the name of God amen. I Joseph MARTIN Sr. of Henry County, Tennessee ... I contitute this my last will and testament revoking all others. And as I have already given my 1st wifes children their protions of my estae I dispost of the residue of my estate both real & personal in the following mannor. That is to say I give my loving wife Susanna MARTIN the whole of my estate to raise & educate my children on during her widowhood but if she should marry it is my will that my estate be equally divided among my children namely Joseph, Jesse, Thomas, Sally, Patrick, Lewis, Molly, Susannah, Alexander, John C, & George and in order that these children may be dutiful to their mother I leave it at her ? to give them their part of my estate when they marry or come of age or not or any part they may choose and at the death of my wife my will is that my estate be equally divided among my said children I constitute & appoint my beloved wife ? & my son Joseph MARTIN exeuctor of this my last will and testament.

Son: Joseph L MARTIN

Son: Isaac D MARTIN

Daughter: Julia C MARTIN

Daughter: Mary MARTIN

Daughter: Elizabeth Thomas MARTIN

Son: John F MARTIN ________________________________________________________________

?/M Patrick Henry MARTIN

Birth* c __ ___ 1792

Witness: __ ___ 1809 Probate: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; The estate of Genl. Jos. MARTIN an account by Joseph MARTIN administrator 1809, Henry Co., VA. Among other payments we find, at various times payments to ARMSTEAD, paid widow Susanna MARTIN her part of the estate 750.10.0 + for 3 negros 133.6.8, paid Thomas MARTIN for his part as legatee in the estate 225.0.0., paid Rubin HUGHES his part as legatee by intermarriage with Polly 226.17.9., 1813 paid Patt MARTIN his part as legatee 233.12.0, 1814 paid Lewis MARTIN as his part as lagatee 247.0.0, paid Henry EDWARDS in favour of his wife Sarah (WALLER) on a bond given to Genl. Joseph MARTIN dec'd by Brice MARTIN for the benifit of Elizabeth WALLERS children 19.5.0. Account 1817, paid George KING legacy for his wife Susanna 234.4.8. Account 1820 paid Alexander MARTIN his legacy 390.0.0, 1824 paid John C. MARTIN his legacy $1362.75, 1825 paid Jos C WALLER 27.0.0 & Henry Pritcherd who married Martha WALLER 27.00 on bond benifit of Elizabeth WALLER'S children, 1826 paid George W. MARTIN his legacy 405.16.6.

<154> Death* __ Apr 1815 upon return from Jacksons Army, TN, USA.

Witness: __ ___ 1840 Court Rec: Brig Gen Joseph MARTIN Jr; Henry Co., VA, USA; In 1840 a chancery suit was brought by Martin & others against Martin & others before the superior court of Henry County Virginia. Where John REDD Sr. testifyed that the hand wrighting on the document (not dated & unsigned) will was that of General Joseph MARTIN. It says "In the name of God amen. I Joseph MARTIN Sr. of Henry County, Tennessee ... I contitute this my last will and testament revoking all others. And as I have already given my 1st wifes children their protions of my estae I dispost of the residue of my estate both real & personal in the following mannor. That is to say I give my loving wife Susanna MARTIN the whole of my estate to raise & educate my children on during her widowhood but if she should marry it is my will that my estate be equally divided among my children namely Joseph, Jesse, Thomas, Sally, Patrick, Lewis, Molly, Susannah, Alexander, John C, & George and in order that these children may be dutiful to their mother I leave it at her ? to give them their part of my estate when they

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