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Full text of "An account of some of the later generations of the Martin family in America"

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GEfihuALOGY COLLECTION 



ALLEN COUNTY PUBl-'S ifl'limli Vli 



3 1833 00859 3680 



AN j\CCOUNT 
OF 

SOME OF THE LATER GENERATIONS 

OF THE 

/ 

MARTIN FAMILY 

IN AMERJCA 



BY 

RICHARD A. MARTIN 
New York 
1902 



15'73i(i;^ 



This editicjii is !iiiiitc<l U> 150 mniibtTt'l 
copies of which this is So ......./[ .*? 



Pkkkacp:. 

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. 



Husbaml or 
Wife 



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