ALLEN COUNTY PUBl-'S ifl'limli Vli
3 1833 00859 3680
SOME OF THE LATER GENERATIONS
RICHARD A. MARTIN
This editicjii is !iiiiitc<l U> 150 mniibtTt'l
copies of which this is So ......./[ .*?
The followinir is iiieivly a sliort sketch of some
of the later ^generations of our family in the United
States. 1 have made no attempt to trace the family
in Kiirope. I wish to thank Mrs. A<:-nes T. Martin,
.Mr.^. .V^Mies T. Norton. Dr. P.ol)ert ^Martin, Dr. Ed-
win Martin, and Mr. .loshiia Martin, for information
concerning the family.
KiraAKO A. Martin.
THE MARTIN FAMIL Y.
Uicliard Martin, tlir fatliL-r dC Samja^-I. wiio was
the Hrst <>f the Mai-tin t'aiiiilv to ( onu' to AnuM-ica.
was a prominent inaiiufa<t urtT in l!.'lfa>t. IIi- was a
iiU'iiilxM' of the Iri>li House of Pailiaiii.iu . During-
the period of his srrviiiL; in Parliaiiiriit he rcr.'i\ cl the
nick name of •• Ma<l I)iek." which chm^z to hini ever
afterwarth He was our e-i-eat-u'i't'^it -i-i'i'ii'iilfather.
His son. Samuel, oiii' ^-reat i^inndfather. was horn
at Bolton-h'-M<.or. I.anca>hiiv. Kn-iaiul. -n May i'.
ITt'.o. While on a visit to Ii'ehmd he met Mi>s,laiie
Trotter, the (lannhtei' of a hnuh/d |iroi.riet..r mI Bel-
fast, whom he married. The 'i'l-otters were an oi<i
Knirlisii familv who iiad coiue to Ireland at th- time
,)f the tall of Charles I. in Knirland a)id the rise
of the ("romw.dl. Miss .lane Trotter was hoin Jiily
l<>, 1 Tf.T. ( )ne of Samuers sons, named aft.-r himself.
was an otlicer in the ihitish l)ra-o(,ns. Samuel came
to America in 1^-'^. He died a year later.
Thomas, th.- son ..f Samuel, was horn at i'.oltoti-
le->[o<7i\ on danuaiy s. !><'>. He came to Americ;i
with ills fath.-r and married Miss A<rne.s Thorrd.-v.
II,- di<-d .Iiine in. IsTT. in I'liiladeli>hia. where
father als<. died. He was huried at I'"rankfoi-f. I'i
delphia. I'a. A list of his childivn is liiven on
opposite pau-e. Two of his soils were medical <loci
and three of them s<-rved in the Civil War as ollic
in the I'nioii Armv.
M:ir-artt March 6,1836 J. T. Wolf Deceased
James Oct. 4. 1S37 Htnmie Carley Deceaseil
Allies Aug. 22, 1S39 J. R. Norton
Robert Junt 14, 1S41 Mary I-onl
IVederick Auv;. 24, 1.S43 .\tn).,fal Chance
Joshua May 25, 1S45 i Letitia \Vile\. -^'Hettie Clark
Henry , June 4, 1S47 Alvera .\>ianis Deceased
Thomas June 12, 1S49 Deceased
Rich.ird June II, 1.S51 ' Decea.sed
Thomas Dec. 2y, 1.S52 Mary B. Funk
Anna Jan. 9. 1.S55 Deceascl
Richard Oct. 2, 1.S5S ' Nellie Castor Deceased
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COAT OF ARMS.
Gules a C/ievron bcticcen tJircc Cresceiits
A rgen t. Crest— A Foa rs Head EraseJ ahoi'e
a ducal coronet.
Derivation of the name.
MARTIN IS DERI\ ED FRO.l WARLIKE