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Elizabeth (Ennis) Martin (abt. 1764 - abt. 1850)

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Elizabeth "Betsey" Martin formerly Ennis
Born about in Amherst Co, Vamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 23 Nov 1791 in Amherst Co, Vamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Henry Co., Tennmap
Profile last modified 29 Dec 2015 | Created 5 Feb 2014
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Elizabeth Betsy Ennis was the daughter of John Ennis, Sr. and Mary Ann Whitlock. Betsy Ennis married Pleasant Martin Nov. 23, 1791 in Amherst County Virginia. This Pleasant Martin IS NOT the son of Thomas Martin and Ann Moorman---that Pleasant Martin died in Wilson County Tennessee in the early 1830's. Elizabeth received $622.00 from husband's estate.

In the 1850 census for Henry Co., Tenn--Elizabeth is found living with her widowed daughter Sallie Edmunds--though there was not a record of her being buried where John James Edmunds and Sallie Martin Edmunds were buried in Henry Co. Tn--she may have been brought back to Warren Co, Ky and buried by her husband Pleasant Martin who died in July 1825--though I have not been able to find where he was buried in Warren Co., Ky.

Children 1 Sarah Ann Martin---first married James Ball Davis who deserted her and their small son. She married 2nd her first cousin John James Edmunds and they had several children. Received $400.00 from father's estate.

2 Pleasant G. Martin who married Sarah Ann Webb and they had Palina who married John Witherspoon; Leander; John Received $400.00 from father's estate.

3 Elza "Elzy" Martin who married Ainsley Dews. Received $338.00 from father's estate.

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