John was born about 1710. John Martin ... He passed away in 1760.
Caroline Co. Court Records and Marriages, 1787-1810, William Lindsay Hopkins: p. 202 Deed of John Martin to Richard Win on 6 Nov. 1735 for 200 acres being part of 400 acres granted to Richard Yarbrough on 9 July 1724 adjoining ZACHARIAH MARTIN, Richard Yarbrough and Daniel Landeris. Rachel Martin, wife of John Martin, relinquishes her dower right. Wit: ZACHARIAH MARTIN, George Martin and Ann Martin 14 Nov. 1735
bstracts of Deeds, Edgecombe Precinct, Edgecombe Co., N.C., as found in Halifax Co., N.C. Public Registry, Deed Books 1-6: Deed Bk. 2m p, 57. Edward Jones, (co. not identified) to John Martin (co. not identified) 19 May 1742. 25 pounds current money of Va. 500 acres on the north side of Sandy Creek, all houses, etc. Wit: William Eaton, W. Williams. Reg. Edgecombe Co. May Ct. 1742. R. Foster, C. Ct.
The Granville District of North Carolina, 1748-1763, Abstracts of Land Grants, Vol., 2, Patent Book 11, (OR refers to Original Record), Margaret M. Hofmann: 1972, p. 454 John Martin, 25 March 1749, 600 acres in Granville County on the S side of Sandy Creek, joining Thomas Hill, Theophile Goddwin, Bery Rush, and John Terril. OR: /s/ John Martin. Wits: W. Churton, Benj. Wynns, surveyed 20 Sept. 1748. S.C.C: Reuben Lawson, Aaron Fussell. Dan Weldon, Surveyor.
1960, p. 451 John Martin, 30 October 1752, 200 acres in Granville Co. on both sides of Buffilo Creek, joining Martins old line. OR: /s/ John Martin. Wits: Jno. Haywood, Jas. Cane, surveyed 18 Nov. 1750. S.C.C: Jos. Strother, ZACH MARTIN, Dan Weldon, Sur.
2476, p. 5. John Martin, 13 May 1757. 702 acres in Granville Co. in the Parish of St. John on both sides of flat rock Creek and Sandy Creek, joining Thomas Hill and John Terrell. OR: /s/John Martin. Wits: Edwd Moore, George Martin surveyed 31 May 1735 S.C.C: Joseph Martin, Browning Williams, Sherd Haywood D Sur.
Histories and Genealogies of Old Granville, Co., N.C., 1746-1800: Gr. Co. Rec., 1750-61, p. 73: In Obedience to an Order of Court appointing us the Subscribers to adjust & settle the accounts of Samuel Henderson former Sheriff we have settled the same and find there is a ballance due from the s'd Co. of Granville to the said Samuel Henerson of fourteen pounds fifteen Shillings procl. money. Certified under our hands the 19th day of June 1759, John Martin, Geroge Lamkin.
History and Genealogies of Old Granville County, N.C., 1746-1800, p. 57: Martin, John, of Gr. Co. Will dated Sept. 13, 1753; Prob. Nov. 11, 1760. To son Zachariah, 2 s. ster.; (2) to dau. Mary, wife of Benjamin Sims, 5 s. ster.; (3) to son Joseph, 300 A. of joining Abs'm Wells, and sundry personalty; (4) to son William "all my Land" on South side of Bufloro Creek, and sundry personalty; (5) to son George, 200 A. of Land purchased from Edward Jones, also 190 A. of pattented Land which joins Abram Bledsoe, also negro man "Bob", and a negro woman "Delf" which he purchased from John Burt, also"one Still & the use of my Orchards till my son Phillip arrives to" 21 yrs of age, and sundry personalty; (6) to son Roger, 300 A. joining Abs'm Wells, and sundry personalty; (7) to dau. Phebe Martin 500 A. joining Thomas Hills Land on Sandy Creek and sundry personalty; (8) to son James, all the Lands test. lives on lying on South side of Sandy Creek, and sundry personalty; (9) to my son Phillip, all the Lands test. lives on lying on North side of Sandy Creek "after my wife's Rachell's decease", and sundry personalty; and (10) to wife Rachell the use of his plantation and all the rest of his negroes and other est. "for natural life or widowhood". Exs: wife and son George. Wit. John Askew, Eliz'a Fussell. Gr. Co. Rec. 1762-65, p. 157. Bond, Nov. 13, 1760, Geo. to mother, permitting her to have use of still house and orchards. Wit. Hez Terrell, J's. Martin. Id p. 161.
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