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MARTIN FAMILY


James Rufus Martin
1868 - 1945

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Our line is through James Rufus Martin, 2nd great-grandson of Benjamin and Diana Harrison Martin.  James Rufus was the grandson of Dr. John Martin and Mildred Amelia Jones.

Generation No. 1

 1.  Henry2 Martin  (Peter1) was born August 18, 1708 in New Kent Co, VA, and died Unknown.  He married Sarah Bryan, daughter of John Bryan.  She was born in Goochland, VA, and died Unknown.

More About Henry Martin:
Baptism: 1708, St. Pete Parish, New Kent Co, VA

Children of Henry Martin and Sarah Bryan are:
+ 2 i. Benjamin3 Martin, born April 08, 1746 in Fluvanna County,  VA; died October 31, 1821 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 3 ii. John Martin, born Abt. 1748 in Albemarle Co, VA; died Unknown.

More About John Martin:
Military service: 2nd Lt.

 4 iii. William Martin, born Abt. 1750 in Goochland, VA; died Unknown.

More About William Martin:
Military service: 2nd LT

 5 iv. Henry Martin, born Abt. 1752 in Goochland, VA; died Unknown.  He married Mary Sale June 21, 1782 in Wilkes Co, NC; died Unknown.

More About Henry Martin:
Military service: 1st LT.

Generation No. 2

 2.  Benjamin3 Martin (Henry2, Peter1) was born April 08, 1746 in Fluvanna County,  VA, and died October 31, 1821 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married Diana Harrison August 21, 1766 in Albemarle Co, VA.  She was born October 01, 1744 in Pittsylvania County, VA, and died May 11, 1817 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Benjamin Martin:
Military service: Ensign in Revolutionary War
Came to Wilkes Co, NC in 1782
Burial: 1821, Brier Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

More About Diana Harrison:
Burial: 1817, Brier Creek Baptist Church  Cemetery, Wilkes

Children of Benjamin Martin and Diana Harrison are:
+ 6 i. Robert4 Martin, born August 01, 1767 in Goochland, VA; died September 12, 1842 in Wilkes Co., NC.
+ 7 ii. Patsy Martin, born 1769 in Fluvanna County,  VA; died 1840 in Wilkes Co., NC.
+ 8 iii. Benjamin Harrison Martin, born 1771 in Albemarle Co, VA; died 1844 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 9 iv. Sarah Meredith Martin, born February 14, 1774 in Albemarle Co, VA; died Unknown.  She married Hiram Rousseau November 21, 1809 in Wilkes Co, NC; born 1774 in Fluvanna County,  VA; died Unknown.
+ 10 v. James Martin, born January 25, 1777 in Fluvanna County,  VA; died March 25, 1846 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 11 vi. Anne Martin, born June 07, 1779 in Fluvanna County,  VA; died Aft. 1818 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She married Edmund Bagby October 07, 1808 in Wilkes Co, NC; born Abt. 1775 in Fluvanna County,  VA; died Unknown.
+ 12 vii. John Martin, born March 09, 1781 in Fluvanna County, VA; died February 1839 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 13 viii. Elizabeth Martin, born October 03, 1783 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
+ 14 ix. Amelia Eliza Martin, born March 22, 1786 in Wilkes Co., NC; died July 12, 1874 in Wilkes Co., NC.
+ 15 x. Dianna Martin, born March 05, 1788 in Wilkes Co., NC; died October 01, 1838 in Wilkes Co., NC.

Generation No. 3

 6.  Robert4 Martin (Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born August 01, 1767 in Goochland, VA, and died September 12, 1842 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married Amelia Wright January 12, 1786 in Surry Co, NC, daughter of John Wright and Ann Williams.  She was born 1762 in Fauquier Co, VA, and died April 28, 1843 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Robert Martin:
Burial: 1842, Martin Family Cemetery, Old Farm Rd., Wilkes Co, NC
Occupation: Doctor

More About Amelia Wright:
Burial: 1843, Martin Family Cemetery, Old Farm Rd., Wilkes Co, NC

Children of Robert Martin and Amelia Wright are:
 16 i. William5 Martin, born Abt. 1788 in Surry Co, NC; died 1805.
 17 ii. William W. Martin, born Abt. 1790 in Surry Co, NC; died 1840.
 18 iii. Diana Harrison Martin, born Abt. 1792 in Surry Co, NC; died 1837 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She married Eli Petty 1810; died Unknown.

More About Diana Harrison Martin:
Burial: 1837, Martin Family Cemetery, Old Farm Rd., Wilkes Co, NC

+ 19 iv. Sarah Sally Martin, born September 05, 1794 in Surry Co, NC; died July 13, 1864 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 20 v. Amelia Martin, born June 02, 1800 in Wilkes Co., NC; died September 19, 1877 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She married Samuel P. Smith; born 1804; died Aft. 1866 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Amelia Martin:
1: Name could be Matilda
Burial: 1877, Martin Family Cemetery, Old Farm Rd., Wilkes Co, NC

More About Samuel P. Smith:
Burial:  Martin Family Cemetery, Old Farm Rd., Wilkes Co, NC
Occupation: Minister

+ 21 vi. Benjamin F. Martin, born 1807 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.

7. Patsy4 Martin (Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born 1769 in Fluvanna County,  VA, and died 1840 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She married Benjamin Parks.  He was born Abt. 1765 in Fluvanna County,  VA.

Children of Patsy Martin and Benjamin Parks are:
 22 i. Lyndolph5 Parks, died Unknown.
 23 ii. Marcus Parks, died Unknown.
 24 iii. James Parks, born 1787; died 1812.
 25 iv. William Parks, born 1787; died 1801.  He married Matilda Bryan; born October 30, 1794

 8.  Benjamin Harrison4 Martin (Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born 1771 in Albemarle Co, VA, and died 1844 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married Fannie Martin January 13, 1797 in Wilkes Co, NC, daughter of John Martin and Elizabeth Green.  She was born November 03, 1777 in Fluvanna County,  VA

More About Fannie Martin:
AKA: Francis

Child of Benjamin Martin and Fannie Martin is:
+ 26 i. John M.5 Martin, born March 04, 1803 in NC; died Unknown.

 10.  James4 Martin (Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born January 25, 1777 in Fluvanna County,  VA, and died March 25, 1846 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married Elvira Bryan August 27, 1806 in Wilkes Co, NC, daughter of John Bryan and Nancy Robbins.  She was born October 03, 1790 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died August 25, 1863 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About James Martin:
Burial: 1846, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC
Military service: Col.

More About Elvira Bryan:
Burial: 1863, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

Children of James Martin and Elvira Bryan are:
 27 i. John Bryan5 Martin, born November 09, 1808 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died August 04, 1849.  He married Elmira Smith 1834 in Wilkes Co, NC; born Abt. 1812 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC

More About John Bryan Martin:
1: Moved to GA

 28 ii. Diana Adelaide Martin, born July 30, 1810 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died April 1886.  She married James Clemmons Hunt December 16, 1828 in Wilkes Co, NC; born July 05, 1804 in Rowan Co, NC; died August 05, 1847.
 29 iii. James Columbus Martin, born January 06, 1812 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died October 25, 1825.
+ 30 iv. Benjamin Oliver Hazard Perry Martin, born March 30, 1814 in Wilkes Co., NC; died June 10, 1882 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 31 v. Emeline Martin, born 1816 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died 1861.
 32 vi. Elvira Matilda Martin, born June 07, 1819 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died August 15, 1862.
 33 vii. Mary Ann Martin, born 1821 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.  She married J. Carsler

More About Mary Ann Martin:
1: Moved to Indian Territory

 34 viii. Felix Bryan Martin, born January 09, 1821 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died 1882 in Morgan, GA.  He married (1) Francis Cornelia Bryan; born Abt. 1825 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Bef. 1857.  He married (2) Margaret Ann m.n.unknown January 06, 1857 in Morgan, GA; born December 17, 1835; died May 23, 1874.
+ 35 ix. Leland Martin, born October 16, 1825 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died December 07, 1907.
+ 36 x. Rufus W. Martin, born October 01, 1828 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died July 1892.
 37 xi. James Oscar Martin, born September 03, 1830 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died August 04, 1900 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About James Oscar Martin:
Burial: 1900, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC
Military service: Civil War

+ 38 xii. Augustus Harrison Martin, born September 29, 1833 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died April 06, 1865 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 39 xiii. Nancy Martin, born 1841 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
 40 xiv. Julius Martin, born 1844 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.

 12.  John4 Martin (Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born March 09, 1781 in Fluvanna County, VA, and died February 1839 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married Mildred Amelia Jones December 10, 1805 in Wilkes Co, NC, daughter of Benjamin Jones and Elizabeth Foster.  She was born Abt. 1785 in Orange, VA, and died Aft. 1821 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About John Martin:
Elected: NC State Senate 1831
Occupation: Doctor

Children of John Martin and Mildred Jones are:
 41 i. Daughter5 Martin, born Abt. 1806; died Unknown.
+ 42 ii. Henry Martin, born October 07, 1807 in Surry Co., NC; died Bet. 1860 - 1870 in Cherokee Surry Co, NC.
 43 iii. Benjamin Martin, born Abt. 1810; died Unknown.
+ 44 iv. John Martin, born Abt. 1815; died Unknown.
+ 45 v. Alexander Martin, born Abt. 1812 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Bef. 1870 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 46 vi. Daughter Martin, born Abt. 1817; died Unknown.
 47 vii. Son Martin, born Abt. 1819; died Unknown.
 48 viii. Son Martin, born Abt. 1823; died Unknown.
 49 ix. Son Martin, born Abt. 1825; died Unknown.
 50 x. Daughter Martin, born Abt. 1826; died Unknown.
 51 xi. Son Martin, born Abt. 1828; died Unknown.
 52 xii. Son Martin, born Abt. 1830; died Unknown.
 53 xiii. Son Martin, born Abt. 1832; died Unknown.
 54 xiv. Son Martin, born Abt. 1821; died Unknown.

 14.  Amelia Eliza4 Martin (Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born March 22, 1786 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died July 12, 1874 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She married John Harrison Cleveland July 24, 1805 in Wilkes Co, NC, son of Absalom Cleveland.  He was born Abt. 1782 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died Abt. 1858 in Clarkesville, Habersham, GA.

More About Amelia Eliza Martin:
1: Divorced John Harrison Cleveland, 1825
Burial: 1874, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

Children of Amelia Martin and John Cleveland are:
 55 i. Benjamin Martin5 Cleveland, born 1806; died Unknown in MS.
 56 ii. Milton Absalom Cleveland, born 1809; died Unknown in Indiana.
 57 iii. Robert Harrison Cleveland, born 1811; died Unknown.
 58 iv. Mary Lamire Cleveland, born 1813; died Unknown in MO.
 59 v. Sarah Caroline Cleveland, born 1815; died Unknown in MO.
 60 vi. Dianah Elmira Cleveland, born 1819; died Unknown in Wilkes Co., NC.
 61 vii. Martha Amelia Cleveland, born 1823; died Unknown in Wilkes Co., NC.
 62 viii. Paulina Elizabeth Cleveland, born 1825; died Unknown in Ashe Co, NC.

 15.  Dianna4 Martin (Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born March 05, 1788 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died October 01, 1838 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She married John Martin, Jr. July 17, 1806 in Wilkes Co, NC, son of John Martin and Elizabeth Green.  He was born September 12, 1786 in Fluvanna County,  VA, and died January 22, 1868 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Dianna Martin:
Burial: 1838, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

More About John Martin, Jr.:
Burial: 1868, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

Children of Dianna Martin and John Martin are:
 63 i. William5 Martin, born November 17, 1807 in NC; died Unknown.
+ 64 ii. Benjamin Samuel Martin, born September 12, 1809 in Wilkes Co., NC; died January 15, 1872 in Caldwell Co, NC.
 65 iii. Sally Martin, born February 07, 1811 in NC; died June 21, 1811 in NC.
 66 iv. Patsy Martin, born February 17, 1812 in NC; died April 23, 1814 in NC.
 67 v. Isaac Martin, born August 30, 1813 in NC; died Unknown.
 68 vi. James Martin, born May 14, 1815 in NC; died Unknown.
+ 69 vii. Elizabeth Martin, born June 23, 1818 in NC; died Unknown.
 70 viii. Thomas Martin, born January 12, 1819 in NC; died Unknown.
 71 ix. Robert Martin, born June 13, 1820 in NC; died Unknown.
+ 72 x. John Harrison Martin, born December 10, 1821 in Wilkes Co., NC; died October 21, 1879 in Independence, AR.
 73 xi. Alfred Martin, born June 28, 1823 in NC; died Unknown.
 74 xii. William Martin, born January 11, 1825 in NC; died Unknown.
 75 xiii. Amelia Martin, born July 19, 1826 in NC; died Unknown.  She married John I Woodruff October 13, 1846 in Wilkes Co, NC; died Unknown.
 76 xiv. Harrison Martin, born November 06, 1827 in NC; died Unknown.
 77 xv. Edwin Martin, born July 26, 1829 in NC; died Unknown in Bellefonte, AR.  He married Addie L. Green; died Unknown.
 78 xvi. Child Martin, born December 06, 1831 in NC; died February 23, 1832.
 79 xvii. Hugh Martin, born October 01, 1833 in NC; died May 30, 1838.
 80 xviii. Diana Martin, born October 01, 1838 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.

Generation No. 4

 19.  Sarah Sally5 Martin (Robert4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born September 05, 1794 in Surry Co, NC, and died July 13, 1864 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She married William Williams Wright Abt. 1815 in Wilkes Co, NC, son of Thomas Wright and Mary Clanton.  He was born February 26, 1791 in Surry Co, VA, and died December 04, 1870 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Sarah Sally Martin:
1: Married her 1st cousin
Burial: 1864, Wright Family Cemetery, Wilkes Co., NC

More About William Williams Wright:
Burial: 1870, Wright Family Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

Children of Sarah Martin and William Wright are:
 81 i. Robert6 Wright, born 1816; died Unknown.
 82 ii. John Luther Wright, born 1817; died Unknown.
 83 iii. Thomas W. Wright, born 1818; died Unknown.
 84 iv. Williams W. Wright, born 1820; died Unknown.
 85 v. David Ralph Wright, born 1822; died Unknown.
 86 vi. Amelia Matilda Wright, born 1824; died Unknown.
 87 vii. James William Wright, born 1826; died Unknown.

 21.  Benjamin F.5 Martin (Robert4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born 1807 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died Unknown.  He married Nancy Gray Abt. 1834.  She was born Abt. 1816 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died Unknown.

Children of Benjamin Martin and Nancy Gray are:
 88 i. Emelia6 Martin, born Abt. 1836; died Unknown.
 89 ii. Diana Martin, born Abt. 1840; died Unknown.
 90 iii. Mary Martin, born Abt. 1842; died Unknown.
 91 iv. William Martin, born Abt. 1844; died Unknown.
 92 v. Elizabeth Martin, born Abt. 1846; died Unknown.
 93 vi. Eliza Martin, born Abt. 1848; died Unknown.
 94 vii. Benjamin P. Martin, born May 08, 1853 in Wilkes Co., NC; died January 12, 1915 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Benjamin P. Martin:
Burial: 1915, Swan Creek Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

 26.  John M.5 Martin (Benjamin Harrison4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born March 04, 1803 in NC, and died Unknown.  He married Martha L. Parks.  She was born October 1812 in NC, and died Unknown.

Children of John Martin and Martha Parks are:
 95 i. Dianna Adeline6 Martin, born May 27, 1829; died Unknown.
 96 ii. Benjamin Franklin Martin, born December 01, 1830 in NC; died Unknown.
 97 iii. William P, Martin, born September 05, 1832; died Unknown.
+ 98 iv. John Marion Martin, Jr., born May 09, 1834 in NC; died Unknown.
 99 v. Martha Jane Martin, born March 20, 1836; died Unknown.
 100 vi. Nancy Louisa Martin, born February 03, 1838; died Unknown.
 101 vii. Elizabeth Elmire Martin, born February 18, 1840; died Unknown.
 102 viii. Fana Maxerreann Martin, born September 17, 1841; died Unknown.
 103 ix. Sarah Emily Martin, born April 14, 1843; died Unknown.
 104 x. Alfina Jestina Martin, born January 07, 1845; died Unknown.
 105 xi. Zacharith Taylor Martin, born May 21, 1847; died Unknown.
 106 xii. Maryann Cornelia Martin, born May 05, 1849; died Unknown.
 107 xiii. Cysnica Avorilla Martin, born June 14, 1852; died Unknown.
 108 xiv. Francis A. Martin, born May 11, 1854; died Unknown.
 109 xv. Lillie Eugena Martin, born May 28, 1856; died Unknown.

 30.  Benjamin Oliver Hazard Perry5 Martin (James4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born March 30, 1814 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died June 10, 1882 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married (1) Elizabeth Mastin.  She was born 1818 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died Bef. 1866.  He married (2) Mary Clemantine Johnson July 10, 1866 in Wilkes Co, NC, daughter of Thomas Johnson and Delphia Carter.  She was born November 28, 1845 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died April 11, 1907 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Benjamin Oliver Hazard Perry Martin:
Burial: 1882, Briar Creek Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

Children of Benjamin Martin and Mary Johnson are:
 110 i. Adelaide6 Martin, born June 10, 1867 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died March 09, 1938.
 111 ii. Willey Thomas H. Martin, born July 11, 1868 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died August 03, 1927.
 112 iii. Suzanne Agusta Martin, born March 25, 1870 in Wilkes Co., NC; died March 02, 1902 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Suzanne Agusta Martin:
Burial: 1902, Dellaplains Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

 113 iv. Lillian Martin, born April 10, 1871 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died March 1935.
 114 v. Nancy Margaret Martin, born January 14, 1873 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died June 03, 1903.
 115 vi. Myrtle Estelle Martin, born May 23, 1875 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died March 24, 1943.
 116 vii. James Tilden Martin, born December 04, 1876 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died June 16, 1958 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married Rhoda Elizabeth Mathis August 12, 1900 in Wilkes Co, NC; born October 25, 1881 in Wilkes Co., NC; died February 29, 1960 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About James Tilden Martin:
Burial: 1958, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

More About Rhoda Elizabeth Mathis:
Burial: 1960, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

 117 viii. Molly Ann Martin, born April 13, 1879 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC; died May 30, 1912.

 35.  Leland5 Martin (James4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born October 16, 1825 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC, and died December 07, 1907.  He married (1) Laura Corpening, daughter of David Corpening and Mary m.n.unknown.  She was born 1828 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died February 05, 1882 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married (2) Mary Corpening Aft. 1882 in Wilkes Co, NC.  She was born Abt. 1825 in Wilkes Co., NC

More About Leland Martin:
Burial: 1907, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

More About Laura Corpening:
Burial: 1882, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

Children of Leland Martin and Laura Corpening are:
 118 i. Mary6 Martin, born 1850 married Dr. Barker.
 119 ii. Ella Martin, died 1923.

More About Ella Martin:
1: Never Married

 120 iii. James D. Martin.
 121 iv. Harry C. Martin
 122 v. Clara Martin, born July 27, 1855 in Wilkes Co., NC; died February 17, 1889 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She married John Sales; born January 10, 1861; died February 25, 1917 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Clara Martin:
Burial: 1889, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

More About John Sales:
Burial: 1917, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

 123 vi. Philetees Martin, born 1866; died 1937.

More About Philetees Martin:
Occupation: Lawyer in Texas

 36.  Rufus W.5 Martin (James4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born October 01, 1828 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC, and died July 1892.  He married (1) Ann Hickerson.  She died bef 1851.  He married (2) Jane Hickerson 1851 in Wilkes Co, NC.  She was born 1831 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC, and died Unknown.

Children of Rufus Martin and Jane Hickerson are:
 124 i. Annie6 Martin, born 1849; died Unknown.
 125 ii. Jessie Martin, born 1849; died Unknown.
 126 iii. Rufus J. Martin, born 1852; died Unknown.
 127 iv. James L. Martin, born 1857; died Unknown.
 128 v. Gus C. Martin, born 1861; died Unknown.
 129 vi. Jennie Martin, born 1864; died Unknown.

 38.  Augustus Harrison5 Martin (James4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born September 29, 1833 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC, and died April 06, 1865 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married Susan Virginia Corpening May 08, 1858 in Wilkes Co, NC, daughter of David Corpening and Mary Perkins.  She was born June 03, 1836 in Roaring River, Wilkes Co., NC, and died September 02, 1923.

More About Augustus Harrison Martin:
Burial: 1865, Briar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC
Military service: Captain, Civil War, Died in War

Children of Augustus Martin and Susan Corpening are:
 130 i. James Everett6 Martin, born Abt. 1859; died 1924.

More About James Everett Martin:
Occupation: Doctor

 131 ii. Julius Martin, died Unknown.

More About Julius Martin:
1: Director of Bureau of War Risk Litigation in Washington, DC
Occupation: Lawyer

 132 iii. Laura Adelaide Martin, died Unknown.  She married (1) Frank McCulloch; died Unknown.  She married (2) James Linney; died Unknown.

42. Henry5 Martin (John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born October 07, 1807 in Surry Co., NC, and died Bet. 1860 - 1870 in Cherokee Co, NC.  He married Patsy McMichael 1830 in Surry Co, NC.  She was born Abt. 1809 in Surry Co, NC, and died Abt. 1885 in Cherokee  Co, NC.

Notes for Henry Martin
It is not certain whether Henry Martin died in Cherokee or Wilkes Co.  His wife, Patsy, appeared on the 1870 Census of Cherokee County as head of household, with 5 children remaining at home.  Henry was not listed.

More About Henry Martin:
Occupation: Doctor

More About Patsy McMichael:
AKA: Martha

Children of Henry Martin and Patsy McMichael are:
 133 i. Elizabeth6 Martin, born October 23, 1831 in Wilkes Co., NC
 134 ii. John N. Martin, born 1834 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
 135 iii. LaFayette Martin, born 1836 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
 136 iv. Henery Martin, born in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
 137 v. Sidney Martin, born in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
 138 vi. James Martin, born 1845 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
 139 vii. Samuel Martin, born in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
 140 viii. William Martin, born 1850 in Clay County, NC; died Unknown.
 141 ix. Martha Martin, born 1854 in Clay County, NC; died Unknown.
 142 x. Harrison Martin, born 1856; died Unknown in Wilkes Co., NC.
 143 xi. Mildred Martin, born 1860 in Clay County, NC; died Unknown.

 44.  John5 Martin (John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born Abt. 1815, and died Unknown.  He married Sarah m.n.unknown.  She was born Abt. 1815

Children of John Martin and Sarah m.n.unknown are:
 144 i. William6 Martin, born Abt. 1836; died Unknown.
 145 ii. Elizabeth Martin, born Abt. 1838; died Unknown.
 146 iii. Eliza Martin, born Abt. 1840; died Unknown.
 147 iv. Mildred Martin, born 1842; died Unknown.
 148 v. Sarah Martin, born Abt. 1846; died Unknown.
 149 vi. James Martin, born Abt. 1848; died Unknown.
 150 vii. Daughter Martin, born Abt. 1849; died Unknown.

 45.  Alexander5 Martin (John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born Abt. 1812 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died Bef. 1870 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married Elizabeth Curry November 19, 1838 in Wilkes Co., NC, daughter of George Curry and Elizabeth Gray.  She was born October 28, 1820 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died October 20, 1890 in Wilkes Co., NC.

Children of Alexander Martin and Elizabeth Curry are:
 151 i. John6 Martin, born Abt. 1840 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
+ 152 ii. Nancy Louisa Martin, born July 24, 1844 in Wilkes Co., NC; died June 04, 1920 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 153 iii. Leeland Martin, born Abt. 1846 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
 154 iv. Martha Elizabeth Martin, born 1847 in Wilkes Co., NC; died July 09, 1920 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Martha Elizabeth Martin:
1: Never married
Burial: 1920,  Cranberry Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

 155 v. James Martin, born Abt. 1849 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.
+ 156 vi. Edward Oscar Martin, born June 1856 in Wilkes Co., NC; died May 30, 1929 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 157 vii. Samuel Augustus Martin, born October 10, 1865 in Wilkes Co., NC; died July 26, 1927 in Wilkes Co., NC.
 158 viii. Thomas Martin, born Abt. 1868 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Unknown.

 64.  Benjamin Samuel5 Martin (Dianna4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born September 12, 1809 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died January 15, 1872 in Caldwell Co, NC.  He married Susan Adeline Dula, daughter of Thomas F. Dula.  She was born September 21, 1822 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died May 27, 1877.

Children of Benjamin Martin and Susan Dula are:
 159 i. Louisa A.6 Martin, born November 19, 1843; died Unknown.  She married Henry Coffee; died Unknown.
 160 ii. Alfred Benjamin Martin, born March 30, 1847; died Unknown.  He married (1) Virginia Wilford; born Abt. 1850; died May 1876.  He married (2) Martha Ann Anthony May 16, 1880; born February 12, 1859; died January 13, 1924.
 161 iii. James Eugene Martin, born July 10, 1853; died Unknown.
 162 iv. Martha G. Martin, born August 14, 1857; died May 07, 1858.
 163 v. Mary E. Martin, born August 14, 1857; died Unknown.

 69.  Elizabeth5 Martin (Dianna4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born June 23, 1818 in NC, and died Unknown.  She married John Huges Dobson August 15, 1840 in Wilkes Co, NC..

Child of Elizabeth Martin and John Dobson is:
 164 i. William Polk6 Dobson

 72.  John Harrison5 Martin (Dianna4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born December 10, 1821 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died October 21, 1879 in Independence, AR.  He married Jane Edwards November 03, 1847 in Wilkes Co, NC.  She was born January 04, 1829 in Ashe Co, NC, and died January 1912 in Franklin, AR.

Children of John Martin and Jane Edwards are:
 165 i. David Thomas6 Martin, born September 30, 1848 in Wilkes Co., NC; died 1928 in St. Louis, MO.
 166 ii. Nannie Diana Martin, born September 16, 1851 in Wilkes Co., NC; died September 16, 1867.
+ 167 iii. John Isom Martin, born September 15, 1857 in Wilkes Co., NC; died June 09, 1943 in Stroud, OK.
 168 iv. Alfred William Woodfork Martin, born August 13, 1860 in Wilkes Co., NC; died February 19, 1949 in Quincy, WA.  He married Mary Frances Hill October 15, 1893; died Unknown.
 169 v. Sowel Edwin Martin, born October 22, 1866 in Wilkes Co., NC; died August 25, 1926 in Franklin, AR.  He married Mandy Williams; died Unknown.
 170 vi. Sallie Mary Amelia Martin, born July 29, 1870 in Wilkes Co., NC; died January 27, 1956 in Franklin, AR.  She married Thomas Warren; died Unknown.

Generation No. 5

 98.  John Marion6 Martin, Jr. (John M.5, Benjamin Harrison4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born May 09, 1834 in NC, and died Unknown.  He married Mary Caroline m.n.unknown October 11, 1855.  She was born December 23, 1838 in NC.

Children of John Martin and Mary m.n.unknown are:
 171 i. William Henry Harrison7 Martin, born August 22, 1856; died Unknown.
 172 ii. George Washington Martin, born September 19, 1857; died Unknown.
 173 iii. John Andrew Martin, born June 12, 1859; died Unknown.
 174 iv. Martha Ann Elizabeth Martin, born August 20, 1860; died Unknown.
 175 v. James Leonidus Martin, born May 29, 1862; died Unknown.
 176 vi. Mariah Louisa Jane Martin, born July 10, 1864; died Unknown.
 177 vii. Cicero Canada Martin, born January 07, 1866; died Unknown.

More About Cicero Canada Martin:
Occupation: Doctor

 178 viii. Jefferson Monroe Martin, born November 28, 1867; died Unknown.

 152.  Nancy Louisa6 Martin (Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born July 24, 1844 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died June 04, 1920 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Nancy Louisa Martin:
Burial: 1920, Cranberry Baptist Church Cem., Wilkes Co., NC

Child of Nancy Louisa Martin is:
+ 179 i. James Rufus7 Martin, born 1868 in Wilkes Co., NC; died 1945 in Forsyth Co., NC.

 156.  Edward Oscar6 Martin (Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born June 1856 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died May 30, 1929 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married Martha Grigsby.  She was born Abt. 1847 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died July 09, 1920 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Edward Oscar Martin:
Burial: 1929, Cranberry Baptist Church Cem., Wilkes Co., NC

More About Martha Grigsby:
Burial: 1920, Cranberry Baptist Church Cem., Wilkes Co., NC

Child of Edward Martin and Martha Grigsby is:
 180 i. William Floyd7 Martin, born July 1886; died Unknown.

 167.  John Isom6 Martin (John Harrison5, Dianna4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born September 15, 1857 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died June 09, 1943 in Stroud, OK.  He married Lee Ann Barnes November 27, 1881 in Charolette, AR.  She was born Abt. 1860 in Charolette, AR, and died Unknown.

Children of John Martin and Lee Barnes are:
 181 i. Arthur Oral7 Martin, born October 05, 1885 in Independence, AR.
 182 ii. Ira Edwin Martin, born October 05, 1887 in Independence, AR; died December 08, 1946 in Tulsa, OK.  He married Cora Oreca Martin; died December 27, 1976 in Cushing, OK.
 183 iii. Mary Lucinda Martin, born October 28, 1887 in Independence, AR; died August 07, 1986.
 184 iv. Laura Rosalee Martin, born January 21, 1890 in Independence, AR; died June 06, 1952.
 185 v. Cora May Martin, born March 28, 1896 in Independence, AR; died March 10, 1974.

Generation No. 6

 179.  James Rufus7 Martin (Nancy Louisa6, Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born 1868 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died 1945 in Forsyth Co., NC.  He married (1) Ollie Burchette Bef. 1893 in Wilkes Co., NC, daughter of James Burchette and Mary Elizabeth Mastin.  She was born 1868 in Stokes Co, NC, and died April 17, 1918 in Wilkes Co., NC.  He married (2) Cordie Bess Bell October 09, 1918 in Wilkes Co., NC, daughter of Noah Bell and Nancy Money.  She was born April 02, 1893 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died December 12, 1975 in Forsyth Co., NC.

More About James Rufus Martin:
Burial: 1945, Cranberry Baptist Church Cem. Wilkes Co, NC

More About Ollie Burchette:
Burial: 1918, Brier Creek Baptist Church Cem. Wilkes Co, NC

More About Cordie Bess Bell:
Burial: 1975, Cranberry Baptist Church Cem., Wilkes Co., NC

Children of James Martin and Ollie Burchette are:
 186 i. Martha Elizabeth8 Martin, born June 09, 1893 in Wilkes Co., NC; died March 25, 1983 in Forsyth Co., NC.

More About Martha Elizabeth Martin:
1: Never married
Burial: 1983, Waughtown Cemetery, Forsyth Co., NC

+ 187 ii. James Harvey Martin, born October 03, 1895 in Wilkes Co., NC; died November 13, 1958 in Forsyth Co., NC.
 188 iii. Robert Summerfield Martin, born May 17, 1901 in Iredell Co., NC; died April 20, 1979 in Forsyth Co., NC.

More About Robert Summerfield Martin:
1: Never married
 Burial: 1979,  Woodland Cemetery, Forsyth Co., NC

Children of James Martin and Cordie Bell are:
+ 189 i. Coy Lee8 Bell, born March 29, 1915 in Wilkes Co., NC; died March 12, 1999 in Iredell Co., NC; Stepchild.
 190 ii. Monroe Tilford Martin, born September 01, 1919 in Wilkes Co., NC; died April 12, 1920 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Monroe Tilford Martin:
Burial: 1920, Cranberry Baptist Church Cem., Wilkes Co., NC

+ 191 iii. Leona Martin, born January 31, 1921 in Wilkes Co., NC; died March 14, 1999 in Hamlet, NC.
+ 192 iv. Virgie Naomi Martin, born Private.
+ 193 v. Grace Luzinea Martin, born Private.
 194 vi. Vecie Martin, born May 19, 1929 in Wilkes Co., NC; died August 24, 1989 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She married Leroy Bailey Private; born Private.

More About Vecie Martin:
Burial: 1989, Cranberry Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., NC

+ 195 vii. Rufus McIver Martin, born February 26, 1931 in Wilkes Co., NC; died June 26, 1986 in Forsyth Co., NC.
+ 196 viii. Harold Rosenberry Martin, born August 26, 1933 in Wilkes Co., NC; died September 26, 1991 in Tucson, AZ.
 197 ix. Flossie Martin, born July 17, 1936 in Wilkes Co., NC; died August 20, 1937 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Flossie Martin:
Burial: 1937,  Cranberry Baptist Church Cem., Wilkes Co., NC

Generation No. 7

 187.  James Harvey8 Martin (James Rufus7, Nancy Louisa6, Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born October 03, 1895 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died November 13, 1958 in Forsyth Co., NC.  He married (1) Ida Pearl Ray Aft. 1925, daughter of Robert Ray and Lula Forrest.  She was born March 25, 1896 in Stokes Co, NC, and died November 12, 1959 in Stokes Co, NC.  He married (2) Ruth Etta Ray October 31, 1943, daughter of Robert Ray and Lula Forrest.  She was born October 05, 1917 in Stokes Co, NC, and died April 13, 1994 in Forsyth Co., NC.

More About James Harvey Martin:
Burial: 1958, Cranberry Baptist Church Cem. Wilkes Co, NC

More About Ruth Etta Ray:
Burial: 1994, Cranberry Baptist Church Cem. Wilkes Co, NC

Child of James Martin and Ida Ray is:
 198 i. James David9 Martin.

Children of James Martin and Ruth Ray are:
 199 i. Ollie Ruth9 Martin, born Private.  She married Terry Gilliam Walls
 200 ii. Linda Kay Martin, born Private.  She married Steven Thomas Gant

 189. Coy Lee8 Bell (James Rufus7 Martin, Nancy Louisa6, Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born March 29, 1915 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died March 12, 1999 in Iredell Co., NC.  He married Corabell Souther April 20, 1935 in Wilkes Co., NC.  She was born August 28, 1910 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died August 19, 1981 in Wilkes Co., NC.

More About Coy Lee Bell:
1: Son of Cordie before she married James Rufus Martin
Burial: 1999, Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., NC

More About Corabell Souther:
Burial: 1981, Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC

Children of Coy Bell and Corabell Souther are:
 201 i. Kyle Odian9 Bell, Sr., born Private.  He married Mary Rebecca Jurney.
 202 ii. Virgie Lee Bell, born Private.  She married Filbert Jarvis
 203 iii. Carl Raymond Bell, born Private.  He married (1) Josephine Johnson, (2) Brenda Lunsford
  204 iv. James Martin Bell, born Private.
 205 v. Alvin Arlas Bell, born Private.  He married Nancy Bates
 206 vi. Coy Sevon Bell, born Private.  He married Lillie Elaine Long
 207 vii. Stevie Allen Bell, born Private.  He married Robyn Arlington

 191.  Leona8 Martin (James Rufus7, Nancy Louisa6, Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born January 31, 1921 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died March 14, 1999 in Hamlet, NC.  She married Harper Brower

Children of Leona Martin and Harper Brower are:
 208 i. Carolyn9 Brower, born Private.  She married George White.
 209 ii. Al Norman Brower, born Private.

 192.  Virgie Naomi8 Martin (James Rufus7, Nancy Louisa6, Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born Private.  She married William Robert Ray Private, son of James Ray and Nina Woods.

Children of Virgie Martin and William Ray are:
 210 i. William Edward9 Ray, born Private.  He married Linda Paulette Russell.
 211 ii. Vickie Ann Ray, born Private.  She married Horace Clinton Flippin

 193.  Grace Luzinea8 Martin (James Rufus7, Nancy Louisa6, Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born Private.  She married Clifton Roger Sears

Children of Grace Martin and Clifton Sears are:
 212 i. Clifton9 Rogers, Jr. Sears, born Private.
 213 ii. Donna Sue Sears, born Private.
 214 iii. Frances Louise Sears, born Private.
 215 iv. William Eugene Sears, born Private.

 195.  Rufus McIver8 Martin (James Rufus7, Nancy Louisa6, Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born February 26, 1931 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died June 26, 1986 in Forsyth Co., NC.  He married (2) Patricia Ann Gwaltney Private, daughter of Riley Gwaltney and Ruth Ray.  She was born Private.

More About Rufus McIver Martin:
Burial: 1986,  Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Forsyth Co., NC

Children of Rufus Martin and Patricia Gwaltney are:
 216 i. Richard McIver9 Martin, born Private.  He married Patricia Yvonne Hubbard
 217 ii. Kathy Elizabeth Martin, born Private.  She married Delmont Bates, Jr.
 218 iii. Rufus Michael Martin, born Private.  He married Betty Jo Brewer
 219 iv. Ronald Gray Martin, born January 24, 1957 in Forsyth Co., NC; died November 26, 1968 in Forsyth Co., NC.

More About Ronald Gray Martin:
Burial: 168,  Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Forsyth Co., NC

 220 v. Tammey Gail Martin, born Private.  She married David Allen Hinsdale
 221 vi. Jackie Ruth Martin, born Private.  She married (1) Charles Raymond Cox, Jr. (2) James Marion Leatherwood, Jr. (3) Robert Barnes

196. Harold Rosenberry8 Martin (James Rufus7, Nancy Louisa6, Alexander5, John4, Benjamin3, Henry2, Peter1) was born August 26, 1933 in Wilkes Co., NC, and died September 26, 1991 in Tucson, AZ.  He married Barbara Ellen Golovach

Children of Harold Martin and Barbara Golovach are:
 222 i. Erick Kristian9 Martin, born Private.
 223 ii. Israel Agar Martin, born Private.
 224 iii. Travis Gabriel Martin, born Private.

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