Born in Piscataway Middlesex, New Jersey on 1687 to Benjamin Martin and Margaret Reynolds.
Jonathan married Dinah Pyatt and had 8 children.
Jonathan married Elizabeth Dunham and had 7 children.
Jonathan married Martha Runyon and had 8 children. He passed away on 1768 in Piscataway Middlesex, New Jersey, USA.
Transcribed, Will of,
1768, May 4. Martin, Jonathan, of Piscataway, Middlesex Co., yeoman;
will of. Of the personal estate I give1/3 to my wife, and 1/3 to
my granddaughter, Lydia Shotwell, and 1/3 for support of my son,
William. My land in Windsor Twsp. to be sold (it was bought of
Samuel Dunn, 29 of Dec, 1763), and the money to be put to interest,
for support of son, William; and, if he die, it is to be divided between
my daughter, Catharine, my grandaughter, Elizabeth Hayden
(the daughter of John Sutton), my grandaughter, Prudence (the
daughter of Joseph Howard). The lands I claim of the Elizabeth
Town purchase, I give to my daughters, Martha, Anne, Elizabeth,
Rachel, Cathrine, and Sarah. Of my lands at Rockciticus, which I
purchased of Jonathan Scott and John Scott,1/3 I give to my son-in-law,
Daniel Dunham, 1/3 to my son, Peter, and 1/3 to my grandsons,
John Martin and Jonathan Martin. Executors—son-in-law, Daniel
Dunham and friend, Samuel Dunham. Witnesses—Jacob Martin, Jr.,
James Martin, Jr., Elias V. Court. Proved Aug. 17, 1768. Lib. I, p. 313.
↑ Profile created by Patty Mitchell through the import of Lowe Gregory Stephens Ford.ged on Mar 1, 2018. This comment and citation should be deleted after a short biography has been added and primary sources have been cited.
Documents relating to the colonial history of the state of New Jersey, vol. 33 on ExLibris Rosetta. Pg 274.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Jonathan by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: