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Joseph Martin (abt. 1787 - abt. 1852)

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Joseph Martin
Born about in Virginia, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Died about in Missouri, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified 29 Aug 2019 | Created 12 Jul 2017 | Last significant change: 29 Aug 2019
16:57: Jessica (Collett) Hilliard added Zadock Martin (1742-) as father for Joseph Martin (abt.1787-abt.1852). [Thank Jessica for this]
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Martin Surname[1]

Joseph Martin was born circa 1787 in North Carolina or Virginia.[2] He died before August 9, 1852 in Platte Co., Missouri.

He married Nancy Brown on September 8, 1810 in Garrard Co., Kentucky[3] (She was born circa 1790 in Virginia or Kentucky and died before 1841 in Missouri).

They had the following children:

  • Brightberry Martin (1811-1890), md. Elizabeth Willis
  • Greenberry T. Martin (c. 1813-1858), md. Elizabeth Bones
  • Sarah Martin (c. 1816-1884), md. 1st. Jonas Sutton; md. 2nd. Thomas Harrington
  • Elsberry Martin (1820-1847), md. America Brown
  • Franklin Martin (c. 1824-1882), md. Anna May Burnett
  • Malinda Martin (c. 1826-bef. 1852), md. H. C. C. Gray
  • Rhoda Green Martin (1827-1861), md. 1st. Jahue Holland; md. 2nd. Franklin Young Flannery
  • Elizabeth Ann Martin (1829-1887). md. Alvin A. Ross
  • Isaac Martin (c. 1833-aft. 1880), md. Jane
  • Amanda Martin (c. 1835-???)
  • Stephen Martin (c. 1840-???)

He married second Mrs. Martha Senewell on May 19, 1841 in Clay Co., Missouri.[4] (She was born circa 1799 in Kentucky.) His will was proven on 14 Aug 1852 in Platte, Missouri.[5]


  2. Year: 1850; Census Place: Pettis, Platte, Missouri; Roll: M432_410; Page: 433A; Image: 300. Birthplace: Virginia
  3. Marriage Records. Kentucky Marriages. Madison County Courthouse, Richmond, Kentucky. page 93-94
  4. Missouri, Compiled Marriages, 1754-1850; Name: Joseph Martin, Spouse: Mrs Martha Senewell; Publisher Operations Inc, 1997
  5. Author: Missouri. Probate Court (Platte County); Probate Place: Platte, Missouri. Notes: Bonds and Letters, Vol A-C, 1849-1855; page 196
  • Year: 1840; Census Place: Platte, Missouri; Roll: 228; Page: 116; Family History Library Film: 0014857
  • Missouri, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1830-1870; Joseph Martin, Year 1839, Database: MO 1830-1839 Census Index

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