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Surname Saturday #7: Martin

Long has this family been a mystery to me up until a few years ago, when I started to finally make some breakthroughs. Martin is the surname of my paternal great-grandmother on my mother's side of the family. Here is what I know on this line:

1. Ellen Inez Martin
b. 04 June 1902, Carrollton, Carroll County, Mississippi
d. 02 May 1991, Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi
m. Fred Lamar Rodgers; 10 June 1917, Grenada County, Mississippi
*Children omitted for privacy reasons.

2. Samuel Christopher Columbus Martin
b. 02 Feb 1850, Gaston County, North Carolina
d. 16 Feb 1922, Grenada County, Mississippi
m1. Mary Britnal; 06 Dec 1873, Carroll County, Mississippi
m2. Samantha Aylene Costilow; bef. 1901, possibly Carroll County, Mississippi
m3. Evie Evelyn Rodgers; 27 Sep 1908, Carroll County, Mississippi
*Millie Martin, b. abt 1874, Carroll County, Mississippi
*Samantha "Sammie" Martin,  b. 1901/1902, Carroll County, Mississippi
*Ellen Inez Martin, (above)
*Mossie Glispie Martin, b. 28 Dec 1904, Carroll County, Mississippi
*James Gordon Martin, b. 17 Aug 1906, Carroll County, Mississippi
*Sam Hart Martin, b. 03 Jun 1907, Carroll County, Mississippi

3. William S. Martin
b. abt 1804, Lincoln County, North Carolina
d. 1860/1868, Mississippi (Civil War???)
m1. Ann L. Hannah; 04 Feb 1831, Lincoln County, North Carolina
m2. Ellen P. Hovis; 01 Sep 1845, Lincoln County, North Carolina
*George J. Martin, b. abt 1834, Lincoln County, North Carolina
*Thomas H. Martin, b. abt 1837, Lincoln County, North Carolina
*Mary C. Martin, b. abt 1846, Gaston County, North Carolina
*Elmira Terissa Martin, b. 28 Jan 1848, Gaston County, North Carolina
*Samuel Christopher Columbus Martin, (above)
*Saliana Martin, abt 1854, Gaston County, North Carolina
*John L. Martin, b. abt Feb 1856, Gaston County, North Carolina
*Nancy Martin, b. abt 1858, Gaston County, North Carolina
*Ollie M. Martin, b. abt 1860, Mississippi

William S. Martin's parentage is uncertain, but one there's one thing i'm positive of.. he's the grandson of Samuel Martin, a Captain during the Revolutionary War. Here is his information:

5. Samuel Martin
b. 26 Mar 1732, Ireland
d. 18 Nov 1836, Dallas, Lincoln County, North Carolina
m. Margaret McCurdy
Both are buried in the Goshen Presbyterian Cemetery in North Belmont, Gaston County, North Carolina

*Anne Martin, b. abt 1766, Tyrone County, North Carolina
*Jane Martin, b. abt 1771, Tyrone County, North Carolina
*Robert Martin, b. abt 1773, Tyrone County, North Carolina
*William Martin, b. abt 1774, Tyrone County, North Carolina
*Joseph Martin, b. abt 1774, Tyrone County, North Carolina
*Margaret Martin, b. abt 1775, Tyrone County, North Carolina
*James Martin, b. abt 1776, Tyrone County, North Carolina
*John Martin, b. abt 1780, Tyrone County, North Carolina
*Mary Martin, b. abt 1784, Tyrone County, North Carolina
*George Martin, b. abt 1781/1784, Lincoln County, North Carolina
*Thomas Martin, b. unknown, North Carolina

2 comments:

fcspatti said...

Do you know whether there has been a YDNA study done on Captain Samuel Martin's line?

NickMGombash said...

Not that I'm aware of. I don't know of any male Martin relatives that I could have do DNA testing.

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