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Melatiah Martin (1673 - 1761)

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Melatiah Martin
Born in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 6 Nov 1696 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified 20 Aug 2019 | Created 30 Aug 2010 | Last significant change: 20 Aug 2019
21:36: Roger Hatch added Job Martin (abt.1713-abt.1773) as child for Melatiah Martin (1673-1761). [Thank Roger for this]
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Biography

Melatiah was born in 1673. Melatiah Martin ... He died in 1761 in Swansea, Massachusetts.

The following biography has been posted at Find-A-Grave but without attribution. Most of the facts are corroborated in the Henry J Martin genealogy of 1880.[1]

Malatiah was also known as Deacon Malatiah Martin.

He left a staff and bible that John Martin brought with him from England with his wife which should have gone to Elder Daniel Martin but he was sick so it was handed to Elder Charles Holden who had married Elder Mannasah's widow Hannah Carpenter. This staff and bible was to always be handed down from 1st son to 1st son per John Martin's wishes.

He was a farmer and lived on a farm which remained in the family until the death of his great grandson, Jonathan Martin, when it was sold.

Ordained deacon of the Second baptist Church in Swansea, October 19, 1715.

His death was sudden as he went to the well for a pail of water and was found lying dead by the well.

Buried in the Martin Burying Ground, Swansea, MA. The Martin Burying Ground, Swansea is an old family burying ground near the Rehoboth line at the end of Plain Street, Rehoboth.

The Martin genealogy of 1880 also notes a second wife, Jemima Wright, married on 11 Apr 1744.

Sources

  1. Melatiah Martin on Find A Grave: Memorial #127146752 Created by: JKMartin; Added: 30 Mar 2014.

See also:

  • Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850.
  • Martin, Henry J.; Notices, genealogical and historical, of the Martin Family, of New England, who settled at Weymouth and Hingham in 1635, and were among the first planters of Rehoboth (in 1644), and Swansea (in 1667) : with some account of their descendants


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Notices: genealogical and historical, of the Martin family, of New England, who settled at Weymouth and Hingham in 1635, and were among the first planters of Rehoboth (in 1644), and Swansea (in 1667), with some account of their descendants.
Notices: genealogical and historical, of the Martin family, of New England, who settled at Weymouth and Hingham in 1635, and were among the first planters of Rehoboth (in 1644), and Swansea (in 1667), with some account of their descendants.

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On 11 Apr 2019 at 21:04 GMT Pat (Fuller) Credit wrote:

"Melatia the son of John Martyen and Joan his wife was born on the on and thirtieth dy of Agust 1673"

On 6 Apr 2016 at 02:59 GMT M (McQueen) M wrote:

Martin-26405 and Martin-457 appear to represent the same person because: same person




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