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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 ?,
CHILDREN:
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, 
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Married: (Second) ca 1775 in Cherokee Nation East, TN.      
Elizabeth Ward(Cherokee), Father: Bryant Ward, Mother:Gi-Ga-U Nanyihi,
Children:
James Martin, B: ca 1776, Chittiko, Cherokee Nation East, TN,
   M: Nani Doshd,
Nancy "Nannie" Martin
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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 ?,
Children:
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,


REFERENCES and COMMENTS

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      dstapp@jett.net
** Carol Mitchell   carolmit@usaor.net
** Judy French      jfrench@dnet.net

Ed Duvall

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