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Job Martin (abt. 1788 - abt. 1852)

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Job Martin
Born about in Bedford, Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 30 Mar 1809 in Bedford Co VA USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Hardin, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 5 Sep 2019 | Created 18 Oct 2017 | Last significant change: 5 Sep 2019
16:50: Sherrie Mitchell edited the Biography for Job Martin (abt.1788-abt.1852). [Thank Sherrie for this]
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Job was born about 1788. He is the son of William Martin and Elizabeth Cannaday. Job married : Mar. 27, 1809; Job Martin & Mary Turner; James Turner, Surety; Married by John Ayers, March 30, 1809.

He relocated along with his brother Jonathan : 28 May 1818, Bedford Co VA OB 17, 485, Martin v Martin, Chy

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that the defendants Job & Jonathan Martin are not inhabitants of this country an order of publication is awarded against them then returnable to August Ct.

Nov Ct 1818, Bedford Co VA OB 17, 540, Martin v Martin, Chy

This day this cause came on to be heard on the bill answer and it appearing to the satisfaction of the ct that the order of publication in this cause made have been duly executed. Whereupon it is ordered that the defendants do convey to the pltf(?s) the Land in the bill mentioned with special warranty and that John Ayres be appointed commissioner to make a conveyance accordingly.

28 June 1819. Ordered that John Ashwell, Jenkin Otey, & John Headen be apptd comrs to settle the acc curr of the estate of William Martin dec with the admrs & divide the proceeds thereof amongst his legatees & report to ct. Bedford Co VA ob 17, 635

1820 Census: Residence 1: 1820, Wayne Co, KY Age 26-45 Males: 1(-10) 1(26-45) Females: 3(-10) 1(16-26)

1840 Census: Residence 2: 1840, Hardin Co, KY Age 50-60 Males: 1 (15-20) 1 (20-30) 1 (50-60) Females: 1 (-5) 1 (5-10) 1 (10-15) 1 (15-20) 1 (20-30) 1(40-50)

1850 Census: Residence 3: 1850, Harrison, Daviess Co, IN (next to William (son) & Malinda Martin, Rachel still at home) Rachel at home.

Burial: 1852, Hicks Yates Cemetery, Hardin Co, KY


  • 1818/5/25, William Martin, inv & appsmt, appraisors John Headen, Lewis Wingfield, Wm Leftwich, wb 5, 24
  • 1818, May CT, William Martin dc’d inv ret, Bedford Co VA OB 17, 473
  • 1818, July, John Mitchell, William Leftwich, John Kasey & John Headen or any 3 divide the lands of William Martin dc’d amongst Heirs, Bedford Co VA OB 17, 500
  • 1818/7/27, William Martin, list of sales, lots of Martins bought, wb 5, 31
  • 1818/11/23, William Martin, allotment his children, Jobe, Samuel, William, Jonathan, Daniel, Mary, Thomas, wb 5, 63
  • 1818, Nov ct, Report of division of William Martin dc’d land recorded Bedford Co VA OB 17, 538
  • 1819/2/18, John Ayres comm to Joseph Martin, property of William Martin dc’d, 94 A on waters of Nichols’ Mill Creek, Martins line, Saunders line, Nichols line, as a result of decree pronounced Nov Ct 1818, transfer is from and signed by John Ayres, rec,1819/7/20: Bedford Co VA db 15, 529
  • 1819/8/7, William Martin, settle acct, 8 legatees, commissioners, John Ashwell, Jenkin Okley, John Headen, wb 5, 102
  • 1819, Aug CT, William Martin, dc’d acct settlement recorded, Bedford Co VA OB 17, 654
  • 1850 census:

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On 6 Oct 2018 at 05:51 GMT Kay (Johnson) Wilson wrote:

If no descendants of this person have been DNA tested, there is no way to have used DNA to confirm the parental relationship(s). I have changed parental relationship(s) to 'confident'.

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