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John Presley Martin (abt. 1760 - aft. 1800)

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John Presley (Presley) Martin
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I also give and bequeath unto my son Presley Martin four hundred acres of land whereon I now live Excepting and reserving the aforesaid bequeathments to his mother during her natural life and also one Negro boy caled Abraham and one of the negro girls bequeathed to his mother after her death or the increase of my negro woman Silvey which my son is to have his choice after his mother death to him the said Presley Martin his heirs and assigns forever


  • "West Virginia Will Books, 1756-1971," database with images, FamilySearch [1] : 12 March 2018), Charles Martin, 1798; citing Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, Will book, v. 001 1819-1903, page 304, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 840,755.
  • "West Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1854-1932," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Jo... Martin in entry for Emily Carpenter, 03 Apr 1855; citing Marion Co., West Virginia, reference p27, line 9; FHL microfilm 835,405.

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