Christopher Martin was born about 1582, based on date of marriage, probably in Billerica (Great Burstead), Essex, England.
He married in Great Burstead, Essex, 26 Feb 1606/7 Mary (____) Prowe[r], widow of _____ Prowe[r] [Martin Bio 3]. She died in Plymouth the first winter.
He refused to kneel at holy communion at Easter, 1612 [Martin Bio 10]. On 3 March 1619/20 Christopher Martin of Billericay was cited for "suffering his son to answer me... that his father gave him his name." [NEHGR 21:77, citing Archdeaconry Court at Chelmsford [England]]
He was a merchant, and travelled to New England in 1620 on the Mayflower.
He died at Plymouth 8 January 1620/21 ("Saturday the 6th of January [1620/1] Master Marten as very sick, and, to our judgment, no hope of life. So Master Carver was sent for to come aboard to speak with him about his accounts; who came the next morning." [Mourt 43-44] "January 8 this day dies Mr. Christopher Martin" [Prince 182].
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On 1 Jan 2016 at 00:19 GMT Phillip Rich wrote:
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He wasn't the father of my ancestor Alice Martin, wife of Richard Bishop.