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Martin Family Genealogy Information

Provided By: Judy French  jfrench@dnet.net
Extracted from:"GENEALOGY OF OLD AND NEW CHEROKEE INDIAN FAMILIES"
                  By George Morrison Bell
Editorial Note: 
The information by Bell is consistant with Starr's information but
 more recent information found in the Draper Manuscripts and in the
later notes of Starr indicate that Judge John Martin was not the son 
of General Joseph Martin, but His Nephew.  


                       FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 390
Husband -  WILLIAM MARTIN - An Englishman.  He was born in England ca 1660
and married ca 1680 in England, but wife's name is unknown.  He died in
Bristol, England and was buried there.  He was a descendant of the Martine
family who was one of the Norman knights who accompanied William the
Conqueror in the
conquest of England in October 1066 and the family later changed the name
to Martin.  He was my fifth great-grandfather and the father of three
children:

   1-     George Martin, born ca 1681 in Bristol, England.  N.F.R.
   2-     Nannie Martin, born ca 1683 in Bristol, England.  N.F.R.
* 3-    Joseph Martin, Sr., born ca 1685 in Bristol, England.(m) Susannah
Childs             in Virginia, U.S.A. (See Family Group No. M-391.)

George and Nannie Martin were my fifth great-aunt and uncle.

                        FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 391

Husband - (*) JOSEPH  MARTIN, SR.  An Englishman, born ca 1685 in Bristol,
England.  He came to America in the early 1700's and (m) Susannah Childs ca
1736 in Virginia.  He died ca 1760 in Charlotteville, Albemarle County,
Virginia and was buried in Charlotteville.  He was the first generation of 
the Martin families in America.  He was a son of William Martin. (See
Family Group No. M-390, Child No. 3.)

Wife - SUSANNAH (CHILDS) MARTIN - A white woman, born in Virginia.  She
died in Charlotteville, Virginia and was buried there.  They were my fourth
great-grandparents and the parents of three children:

   1- Brice Martin, lst, born ca 1737 in Charlotteville, Virginia,
Albemarle County.          He was my fourth great-uncle.  He died in 1816
in Tennessee.  N.F.R.
   2 - Infant (no record of name), born ca 1739 in Charlotteville. 
   3-  (*) Joseph Martin, Jr., born in 1740; ( m) Elizabeth Ward. (See
Family Group         No. M-392.) His   (2nd was to consort wife) Mary
Fawling nee Emory. (See            Family Group No. M-393.) His (3m) was to
(*) Susannah Fields nee Emory.         (See Family Group No. M-394.)

                        FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 392
Husband - (*) JOSEPH MARTIN, JR. - An Englishman, born 1740 at
Charlotteville, Albemarle County, Virginia.  His (1m) was to Elizabeth
Ward.  His (2m) was to (consort wife) Mary Fawling nee Emory.  His (3m) was
to Susannah Fields nee Emory.  He died on December 18, 1808 in
Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia and was buried in Martinsville.  He
was my great-great-great-grandfather and a son of Joseph, Sr. and Susannah
(Childs) Martin. (See Family Group No. M-391, Child No. 3.)

First Wife - ELIZABETH (WARD) MARTIN - 1/2 Cherokee of the Wolf Clan, born
in the Cherokee Nation East, Tennessee.  They separated and her second
marriage was to .-- - - Hughes. (See Family Group No. H-307.) She died in
the Cherokee Nation East.  She was my fifth great-aunt and a daughter of
Bryan and (*) Ghi-ga-u (sometimes called Nancy Ward after her marriage to
Bryan Ward). (See Family Group No. W-583, Child No. 1.) Joseph,  Jr. and
Elizabeth (Ward) Martin were the parents of two children, who were 1/4
Cherokees and  my great-great
-aunt and uncle.

   1- James Martin, 1st, died early.  N.F.R.
   2- Nannie Martin, 2nd, (m) Michiel Hildebrand (See Family Group No.
H-289.)

James and Nannie Martin were half brother and sister to (*) Judge John
Martin, who was my great-great-grandfather.

                        FAMILY GROUP NO: M - 393
Husband -JOSEPH MARTIN, JR.

Second Wife (consort) - MARY (FAWLING nee EMORY) MARTIN - 1/4 Cherokee,
born in the Cherokee Nation East, Tennessee.  Her (1st m) was to Rim
Fawling. (See Family Group No. F-212.) Her (2nd) (consort husband) Joseph
Martin, Jr. Her (3m) was to Ezekiel Buffington, an Englishman. (See Family
Group No. B-103.) She was my fourth great-aunt and a daughter of (*)
William and Mary (Grant) Emory. (See Family Group No. E-211, Child No. 1.)
Joseph Martin, Jr. and Mary (Fawling) Martin were the parents of one son,
who was 1/8 Cherokee and my great-great-great-uncle and a half brother to
Judge John Martin, my great-great-
grandfather.
   I - Samuel Martin, (l m) Catherine Hildebrand. (See Family Group No.
M-395.) His (2m) was to Charlotte Wickett.

                       FAMILY GROUP NO.  ~M - 394
Husband -JOSEPH MARTIN, JR.

Third Wife - SUSANNAH (FIELDS nee EMORY) MARTIN - 1/4 Cherokee, born in the
Cherokee Nation East, Tennessee.  She died in Virginia and was buried
there.  Joseph, Jr. and Susannah (Fields nee Emory) Martin were my great-
great-great-grandparents.  She was a daughter of William and Mary (Grant)
Emory. (See  Family Group No. E-211, Child No. 3.) Joseph and Susannah
Martin, Jr. were the parents of three children, who were 1/8 Cherokees:

   1 - OK - (*) Judge John Martin, (1 m) Lucv McDaniel. (See Family Group
No.               M-396.) His (2 m) was to Eleanor Nellie McDaniel, a
consort wife. (See         Family Group No. M-397.)
   2 - Nannie Martin, 3rd. (m) Jeter Lynch. (See Family Group No. L-341.)
   3 - Rachel Sabra Martin, (m) Daniel Davis. (See Family Group No.
D-192-1.)

                          FAMILY GROUP NO.  M-395
Husband - SAMUEL MARTIN - 1/8 Cherokee, born in the Cherokee Nation East,
in late 1770's.  His (1 m) was to Catherine Hildebrand; his (2m) was to
Charlotte Wickett, no record of any children by second marriage. (No Family
Group.) Samuel Martin was my great-great-great-uncle and a son of (*)
Joseph, Jr. and
Mary (Fawling) Martin. (See Family Group No. M-393, Child No. 1.) He was
also a half brother to Judge John Martin, my great-great grandfather.

First Wife - CATHERINE (HILDEBRAND) MARTIN - N.F.R. Unable to identify her
parents.  They were the parents of ten children, who were 1/16 Cherokees
and my fourth cousins:
   I - Brice Martin, 2nd, (m) Naomi Roach and they were the parents of
Samuel        Martin, 2nd, who (m) Mary McLaughlin. N.F.R.
   2- Joseph Martin, 3rd, (m) Judith Roach; they were the parents of Mary
Martin.         N.F.R.    
   3- Lucinda Martin, (1m) Joseph Spears and they were the parents of: Mary
   Spears, (m) Lewis Duncan, born December 10, 1822, who was a son of
Edmond    Benge and Mary (Rains) Benge. (See Family Group No. B-85, Child
No. 7.)    Lucinda (Martin) Spears (2m) was to William Dennis and they were
the parents    of seven children: Elizabeth Dennis; Martha Dennis (m) Isaac
Mouse; Margaret    Dennis, (m) ----- ------ Meredith and Thomas Tinney;
Benjamin Dennis; Missouri    Dennis; Marion Dennis; Caroline Dennis, (m)
Fredrick Sykes.
   4 - Martha Martin, (m) John Ross Daniel. (See Family Group No. D-190.)
   5 - William A. Martin, Sr., (m) Nannie Lucas nee Guinn.  They were the
parents     of: John Brice Martin, (m) Lucinda Still; Sarah Jane Martin,
(m) Samuel            Bryant; Almon Martin, (m) Charlotte Jane Cordery and
Sarah Catherine                  Moore; Mary E. Martin, (m) John McLain and
George Still.
   William A. Martin, Sr.'s (2m) was to Necie Wade and they were the
parents of:     Samuel Martin, 3rd, died early; Susie Martin, (m) Peter
Tovey; William A.       Martin, Jr., (m) Mary Still; Rose Martin, died
early.  N.F.R.
   6 - John Martin, 2nd, died early.  N.F.R. 
   7 - Elizabeth Martin, (m), McKinzie Coats; they were the parents of:
George     Coats, died early; Charles Coats, (m) Jennie Cope; Mart Coats. 
N.F.R.
   8 - James Martin, (m) Mary Duncan, a daughter of Edmond Benge and Mary  
(Rains) Benge. (See Family Group No. B-85, Child No. 11.) James and Mary  
(Duncan) Martin were the parents of: William Penn Martin, died early, and 
  Charlotte Martin, died early.  N.F.R, 
   9 - Ellen Martin, (1m) Nathaniel Green Duncan; they were the parents of:
   Bluford West Duncan, (m) Samantha Carter nee Lane; and Rebecca Jane   
Duncan, (m) Francis Marion Conner.  Ellen (Martin) Duncan's second marriage
   was to Joseph Riley; they were the parents of: James Thomas Riley, (m)
   Martha Jane Hillen.  Ellen (Duncan nee Martin) Rileys third marriage was
to    Aaron Merrill; they were the parents of Oscar Merrill, (m) Mary J.
Conner nee    Crockett.  N.F.R.
  10 - Susie Martin, (m) Noah Lilliard; they were the parents of: Marianna 
  Catherine Lilliard, (m) Thomas Ballard; Minerva Elizabeth Lilliard, (m)
John    Joshua Patrick; Boliver Decatur Lilliard; Andrew Jackson Lilliard,
(m) Vada    Stiles and Mary White; Zachariah Taylor Lilliard, (rn) Ella
Patrick; William    Lilliard, (m) Elizabeth Raft; and Cynthia Lilliard,
(m)Benjamin Talley.  N.F.R.

                        FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 396

Husband - OK - JUDGE JOHN MARTIN - 1/8 Cherokee, born October 20, 1781 at
Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia.  His first marriage was to * Lucy
McDaniel ca 1807 in the Cherokee Nation East.  His second marriage was to *
Eleanor Nellie McDaniel ca 1810 (consort wife); they were sisters.  He
built each one of his wives a nice large home.  One for his first wife Lucy
(McDaniel) Martin on the Salquary River in Murphy County, Georgia and one
for his second wife Eleanor Nellie (McDaniel) Martin fifteen miles away on
the Coosawatte River in Murphy County, Georgia.  He lived with both wives
and raised a large family of children by each one.  He died October 17,
1840 at  Fort Gibson, Illinois District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
and was buried about one block south of the Old Ft.  Gibson fort, in Ft. 
Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma.  His grave and tomb is
the only one  located on the lot which is now owned and maintained by the
Oklahoma Historical Society, which was donated to them by Jesse B. Milam,
who was principal chief of the Cherokees from 1941 until his death in1949.
Judge John Martin was a son of Joseph, Jr. and Susannah (Fields nee Emory)
Martin. (See Family Group No. M-394, Child No. 1.)

First Wife - * LUCY (MCDANIEL) MARTIN - 1/8 Cherokee, born ca 1791 in the
Cherokee Nation East, Georgia or Tennessee. N.F.R. Parents unknown. Judge
John and Lucy (McDaniel) Martin were my great-great-grandparents and the
parents of eight children, who were 1/8 Cherokees:

1  -Amelia Martin, born ca 1808 on the Salquar River in Murphy County,
Georgia. (m) John B. Duncan.  She was my great-great-aunt.  N.F.R.
2  - OK - Martha (Patsey) Martin, born April 7, 1815 on the Salquary River
in Georgia. (m) George Washington Adair, 2nd.  She was my great-great-aunt.
(See Family Group No. A-17 . )
3  - John Martin, Jr., (1m) Eliza Vann. (See Family Group No.M397-1.) His
(2m) was to Martha Chambers. (See Family Group No. M-397-2.)
4  -Charlotte Martin, (m) Joseph Martin Lynch. (See Family Group No. L-342
)
5  -OK - * Nancy (Nannie) Martin, (1m) * David Bell.  They were my
great-grand- parents. (See Family Group No. B-57.) Her (2m) was to William
Cunningham. (See Family Group No. C-182.) Her (3m) was to Bluford West
Alberty. (See Family Group No. A-43.)
6  -Rachel Martin, (m) Samuel W. Bell.  She was my greatgreat-aunt and he
was my great-great-uncle (as he was a brother to David Bell). (See Family
Group No. B-58.)
7  - OK - Cicero Holt Martin, born April 27, 1824 on Salquary River in
Murphy County, Georgia.  Never married.  He died March 27, 1843 in Saline
District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory and was buried in the
Ross-Mayes.Cemetery, east of Salina, Mayes County, Oklahoma.  N.F.B.
8 -  Gabriel Martin, (m) Eliza Webber. (See Family Group No. M-397-3.)

The information o n this Martin family was obtained from my mother's old
notebook she had written before her death in 1938 and my research of
headstones in the Ross-Mayes Cemetery located east of Salina, Mayes
County, Oklahoma.

                         FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 397

Husband -OK - JUDGE JOHN MARTIN
Second Wife - (consort) - ELEANOR NELLIE (MCDANIEL) MARTIN - 1/8 Cherokee,
born in 1793 in the Cherokee Nation East, Georgia or Tennessee.  She died
March 14, 1849 in Fort Smith, Crawford County, Arkansas, and was buried in
a country cemetery with her daughter Jane (Martin) Bell, southeast of
Stilwell,
Adair County, Oklahoma, on the McClure Blakemoore's farm.  I have a picture
of her headstone.  N.F.R. Her parents unknown. * OK - Judge John and
Eleanor Nellie (McDaniel) Martin were my great-great-grandparents and the
parents of nine children, who were 1/8 Cherokees, and my great-great-aunts
and uncles.  They were born on the Coosawatte River in Murphy County,
Georgia.

1 - OK - Anna Martin, born in 1810, (m) Benjamin Franklin Thompson. (See
Family Group No. T-569.)
2 - OK - Susannah Martin, born in 1815, (m) Clement Vann McNair. (See
Family Group No. MC-385.)
3 - OK - Jane (Jennie) Martin, born March 16, 1816, (m) John Adair (Jack)
Bell (who was my great-great-uncle). (See Family Group No. B-51.)
4 - * Eliza Martin, born in 1817, (m) * Benjamin Franklin Adair; they were
my great-grandparents. (See Family Group No. A-37.) Her (2m) was to
Devotion 0. Wright. (See Family Group No. W-611.) Her (3m) was to John A.
Richards. (See Family Group No. R-459)
5 - OK - Joseph Lynch Martin, born August 20,1820.  He (1m) Julia Lombard.
(See Family Group No. M-398.) His (2m) was to Sallie Childers. (See Family
Group No. M-399.) His (3m) was to Lucy Rogers nee Brown. (See Family Group
No. M-400.) His (4m) was to Caroline Garrett. (See Family Group No. M401.)
His (5m) was to Jennie Harlin. (See Family Group No. M-402.)
6 - Richard Fields (Dick) Martin, born ca 1827.  No record of any
marriage.- I have information that he was buried in a walnut grove on
Monkey Island near Grand River, Delaware County, Oklahoma but was unable to
find his grave. 
7 - Brice Martin, 3rd, born November 5, 1830, (m) Sarah Jones. (See Family
Group No; M-397-4.) 
8 -Ellen Martin,- born ca 1832, (m) James Jeremiah Vann.N.F.R.
9- Pauline Martin, born ca 1834, (m1) Braxton Nickolson, N.F.R. Her (2m)
was to Levi Sidney, N.F.R. Her (3m) was to Thomas Landrum, who was a son of
Charles and Ruth (Proctor) Landrum, N.F.R. Her (4m) was to Robert Rogers. 
N.F.R.

The information on this Martin family was obtained from my mother's old
notebook she had written before her death in 1938; my research of
headstones in the Thompson Cemetery at Laird Hill, Rusk County Texas; the
Country Cemetery southeast of Stilwell, Adair County, Oklahoma and the
Ross-Mayes Cemetery, east of Salina, Mayes County, Oklahoma.

                            Personal History

Judge John Martin was a member of the Cherokee Constitutional Convention of
1827 at New Echota, Georgia and was the first treasurer of the Cherokee
Nation East in Georgia.

He and his family moved to the Cherokee Nation West, Indian Territory in
1837 and settled at Saline in Saline District, which was a little south of
the present town of Salina, Mayes County, Oklahoma.  He was elected the
first Justice of the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
in 1839 and he died October 17, 1840.

                      FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 397 - 1
Husband - JOHN MARTIN, JR. - 1/8 Cherokee, born ca 1818 in Murphy County on
the Salquary River in Georgia.  He (1m) Eliza Vann; his (2m) was to Martha
Chambers. (See Family Group No. M-397-2.) He was my great-great-uncle and a
son of * Judge John and Lucy (McDaniel) Martin. (See Family Group No.
M-396,
Child No. 3.)

First Wife - ELIZA (VANN) MARTIN - Born in the Cherokee Nation East.  She
was a daughter of Avery and Margaret (McSwain) Vann. (See Family Group No.
V-577, Child No. 13.) John, Jr. and Eliza (Vann) Martin were the parents of
one daughter, who was my third cousin:.

   I - Arkansas . Cherokee Martin, 1/8 Cherokee, no record of birth date. 
She (m) Hiram Terrell Landrum, a son of James and Rebecca (Duncan) Landrum.
(See Family Group No. L-327, Child No. 3.) N.F.R.

                      FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 397 - 2
Husband -JOHN MARTIN, JR.

Second Wife - MARTHA (CHAMBERS) MARTIN - 1/16 Cherokee, born ca 1818 in the
Cherokee Nation East, Georgia.  She was a daughter of John and Nannie
(Vann) Chambers. (See Family Group No. C-129, Child No. 1.) John, Jr. and
Martha (Chambers) Martin were the parents of two children, who were 3/32
Cherokees and my third cousins:

   1 - Nannie Martin, (1m) was to Thomas Lewis Rogers, Jr., who was a son
of - Thomas Lewis, Sr. and Ruth (Maugh) Rogers.  N.F.R. Her (2m) was to
David A. Ware.  N.F.R. 2 -Luther Martin, died early.  N.F.R.

                      FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 397 - 3

Husband - GABRIEL MARTIN - 1/8 Cherokee, born ca 1826 in Murphy County on
the Salquary River, Georgia. (m) Eliza Webber.  He was my great-great-uncle
and a son of * Judge John and Lucy (McDaniel) Martin. (See Family Group No.
M-396, Child No. 8.) 
Wife - ELIZA (WEBBER) MARTIN - No information available, her parents are
unknown.  Gabriel and Eliza (Webber) Martin were the parents of two
children, who were 1/16 Cherokees and my third cousins:

1 -William M. Martin, (1m) Mary Still; his (2m) was to Margaret Bolin; his
(3m) was to Acrnes Bolin.  N.F.R.
2 -John Walter Martin, (1m) Laura Reasoner, his (2m) was to Nannie
Brackley.  N.F.R.

                      FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 397 - 4

Husband - BRICE MARTIN, 3rd - 1/8 Cherokee, born November 5, 1830 in Murphy
County on the Coosawatte River, Georgia. (lm) Sarah Jones in the Cherokee
Nation, Indian Territory.  He was mv great-great-uncle and a son of Judge
John and Eleanor Nellie (McDaniel) \Martin. (See Family Group No. M-397,
Child No. 7.)
Wife - SARAH (JONES) MARTIN - No information available, parents unknown. 
They were the parents of one child, who was 1/16 Cherokee and my third
cousin:

   I - Helen Marr Martin, (1m) John LaHay; her (2m) was to Samuel Sanders;
her (3m) was to Fredrick Morley; her (4m) was to James S. Phelps.  N.F.R.

                        FAMILY GROUP NO.  M - 398

Husband - OK - JOSEPH LYNCH MARTIN - 1/8 Cherokee, born August 20, 1820 in
Murphy County on the Coosawatte River, Georgia.  He was married five times
and his wives were: He (1m) Julia Lombard, his (2m) was to Sallie Childers,
his (3m) was to Lucy Rogers nee Brown, his (4m) was to Caroline Garrett,
his (5m) was to Jennie Harlin.  He had built a large farm home east of Big
Cabin in Delaware District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory and he owned
several hundred acres of land on the west side of Grand River.  He called
his place
Greenbrier, and also owned several slaves before the Civil War.  He was a
Civil War veteran.  His place became so well known as "Greenbrier" his
friends called him "Greenbrier Joe." He died November 9, 1891 and was
buried in the Ross- Mayes Cemetery, east of Salina, Mayes County, Oklahoma.
He was my great-great-uncle and a son of * Judge John and Eleanor Nellie
(McDaniel) Martin. (See Family Group No. M-397, Child No. 5.)

First Wife - OK - JULIA (LOMBARD) MARTIN - An Osage Indian, degree unknown,
born in 1823.  Her parents unknown.  She died February 1, 1845 at
Greenbrier farm and was buried in the Ross-Mayes Cemetery, east of Salina,
Mayes County, Oklahoma.  Joseph Lynch and  Julia (Lombard) Martin were the
parents of two children, who were 1/16 Cherokees and part Osage Indians,
and were my third cousins:
1 - Polosba Martin, born at Greenbrier farm, (1m) William  Bryant; her (2m)
was to James Thompson.  N.F.R.
[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 6, Ed. 1, Tree #1266, Date of Import: Jan 27, 1997]


WILLIAM MARTIN   1690 to 1750 (Estimate)

William Martin is the earliest member that family records are known of and
was born in the manor of Pendergast in Pembroke Co. England around  1690.

The family manor and estate of Williams father, Baron of Emmeas, by Name,  
passed to the eldest son, Sparks Martin.

William was the youngest son in the family however he took over his family
mercantile business and continued to prosper and become a prominent family
in Bristol, England.  At the time, Bristol was the second largest city in
England.

Certain family legends relate that the Martin family dates back in English
history to the eleventh century when Martin De Tours came to England as
part of William the Conqueror succession to the throne as King of England.
Sir Martin De Tours was alleged to be captain of the Kings of ships that
brought the new king of England,  William l, the Conqueror, was crowned
King 12-25-1066.

This would make William approximately the 15th removed generation  great
grandson of Sir Martin De Tours, a  Frenchman of noble rank in the Kings
Quarters.

The known children of William Martin are as follows:

1.  Sparks Martin--Succeeded his father as a merchant in Bristol, England.
2.  George Martin
3.  John Martin
4.  JOSEPH MARTIN  Sent to America around 1730 by his father.
5.  Nancy Martin

No known records reflect the names of any wife (Consort) or other children.


3 ii. George Martin, born Abt. 1715 (Source: HISTORY OF THE CHEROKEE
INDIANS, PG. 570).
4 iii. Nannie Martin, born Abt. 1716 (Source: HISTORY OF THE CHEROKEE
INDIANS, PG. 570).
5 iv. John Martin, born Abt. 1700.






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