Joshua L. Martin

Joshua Lanier Martin (1799 - 1856)

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Joshua Lanier (Joshua L.) Martin
Born in Blount County, Tennesseemap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 23 Apr 1828 (to 29 Mar 1833) in Limestone County, Alabama, USAmap
Husband of — married 30 Oct 1835 in Limestone, Alabama, USAmap
Died in Tuscaloosa, Alabamamap
Profile last modified 22 Aug 2019 | Created 8 Aug 2015 | Last significant change: 22 Aug 2019
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Joshua L. Martin is Notable.
Preceded by
11th Governor
Benjamin Fitzpatrick
Joshua L. Martin
12th Governor
of Alabama
Seal of the State of Alabama
10 Dec 1845—16 Dec 1847
Succeeded by
13th Governor
Reuben Chapman


Son of Warner W Martin (1759-1808), a farmer, and Martha Bailey (1762-1850), and brother of William B. Martin and Peter Martin.


1850 US Census (living in Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA):
Name Gender: Age Birth year Birth place Occupation
Joshua L Martin Male 50 1800 Tennessee Attorney
Sarah A Martin Female 31 1819 Virginia
John M Martin Male 13 1837 Alabama Attending school
Peter Martin Male 10 1840 Alabama Attending school
Mary E Martin Female 7 1843 Alabama Attending school
Charles J Martin Male 5 1845 Alabama Attending school
Martha Martin Female 89 1761 Virginia


  • "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 August 2017), J L Martin, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States; citing p. 257, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 16; FHL microfilm 2,335.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Joshua L Martin, Tuscaloosa county, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States; citing family 287, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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