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"General" Joseph Martin

Born: Sept. 18, 1740 on his fathers plantation near Charlotteville, Virginia
     Died: Dec.12,1808, Martinsville, Henry Co., Virginia
     Buried: Leatherwood Plantation,
Father: Joseph Martin, B: Bristol, England, Mother: Susannah Chiles,
Married: (First) 1762, Orange Co.,VA,
Sarah Lucas, Father: William Lucas, Mother: Jean ?,
Susannah MartinI, B: March 13, 1763, Henry or Orange Co., VA, D: June 6,1844, Smith Co.,TN.,
                                       Buried: Greer Family Cemetery, Dixon Springs, TN,
   M: Jacob Burris, March 13,1781, Henry Co. VA.
William L. Martin, Sr., B: Nov. 26,1765, Orange Co., VA., 
                          D: Nov.4,1846, Dixon Springs, Smith Co., TN.
   M: Frances Farris, July 29, 1790, Henry Co.,VA.
Martha Martin, B: ca 1768, 
   M: William Cleveland,
Elizabeth Martin, B: Oct.13,1768, Orange Co., VA., D: June 11,1805 Henry Co.,VA,
   M: Carr Waller,
Brice M. Martin, B: June 11, 1770, Henry Co.,VA, D: Dec. 12,1856, Wilson Co., TN
   M: Matilda Perkins, 1811, Smith Co.,TN,
Mary "Polly" Martin, B: ca 1773 Pittsylvania Co.,VA, D: 185? Smith Co.,TN,
   M: Daniel Hammock, 
Sarah Nancy Martin, B: ca1782, D: 1835 Williamson Co., TN ?
   M: Archelaus Hughes, Jan. 13,1797, 
Married: (Second) ca 1775 in Cherokee Nation East, TN.      
Elizabeth Ward(Cherokee), Father: Bryant Ward, Mother:Gi-Ga-U Nanyihi,
James Martin, B: ca 1776, Chittiko, Cherokee Nation East, TN,
   M: Nani Doshd,
Nancy "Nannie" Martin
Married: (Third) Feb. 24,1784, Henry Co., VA.
Susannah Graves, B: ca1763, D:  March 9,1837(age 74), Henry co.,VA,
    Father: William Graves, Mother: Mary ?,
Joseph Martin III, B: Sept,23,1785, Henry Co.,VA, D: Nov. 3,1850, Henry Co., VA,
                        Buried: Leatherwood Plantation, Henry Co., VA,
    M: Sally Hughes, on April 27,1810.Patrick Co., VA,
Alexandra Martin,B: ca 1786, VA, D: ca 1860, St, Clair,MO,
    M: George Smith, March 21,1812, Wilson Co., TN,
Jessie Martin, B: ca 1786/7, Henry Co., VA, D: Nov. 28,1836 Henry Co., VA,
    M:(1) Cecelia Ried(Marriage certificate Cambell Co., VA, June 17,1812 
    M:(2) Annie Armistead, After 1812,
Thomas W. Martin, B: ca 1787/8, Henry Co.,VA, D: ??,
    M: Nancy Carr, Oct.1,1811, Rutherford Co.,TN, Or Jan. 20,1812 Stokes Co.,NC,
Lewis Graves Martin, B: ca 1790/1, Henry Co., VA, D: ca 1877, Lincoln Co., MO,
    M: Belinda Rucker, Sept.12,1816, Rutherford Co., TN,
Patrick Henry Martin, B: ca 1791, Henry Co.,VA, D: ca 1814,
     Raised in Tennessee by brothers Brice and William.
Alexander Martin, B: Dec. 5,1799, Henry Co.,VA, D: Dec. 15, 1815, California, RE: BIBLE, 
    M: Elizabeth Carr, Nov. 4,1819, Williamson Co., TN,
John Calvin Martin, B: ca 1803 Henry Co.,VA, D: after 1850 Cannon Co., TN,(see 1850 census)
    M: Sofiah Rucker
George Wythe Martin, B: July 7, 1805, Henry Co.,VA, D: Oct. 27,1867, Rockingham Co., NC,
    M: (1) Elizabeth A. Starling, Dec.17,1830. TN, M: (2) Caroline R. Watkins, Oct.25,1837,
Sallie Martin, B: ca 1794, Henry Co., VA, D: ca 1813, 
    M: Samuel Armstead,
Susannah MartinII, B: ca after 1795, 
    M: George King, May 6,1816, Henry Co.,VA,
Lindsley D. Martin, B: ca 1796, VA, D: after 1860, TN, 
    M: Nancy ?,
Polly MartinII, B: ca 1796, Henry Co.,VA, D: ca 1830, 
    M: Reuben Hughes,


1. E. Starr, "history of the Cherokee Indians" page 551
2. Joseph was known as "Longknife" among the Cherokee's.

Links to Relatives and other information

General Martin's Father:
Document: Draper Manuscripts
Picture: General Joseph Martin
Reference Document: With many other Sources
Reference Document: "Genealogy of the Old and New Cherokee Indian Families"

Researchers and Interested Individuals:

** Donna Stapp
** Carol Mitchell
** Judy French

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