He passed away in 1891 and was buried at Greenbrier Valley Cemetery (now Ross Mayes Cemetery), Mayes County, Cherokee Nation.
↑ Indian Pioneers Papers, University of Oklahoma, Mrs. Vernon Purlee, interviewee, see Lucy's profile for link
↑ Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Joseph Lynch “Greenbrier” Martin (20 Aug 1820–9 Nov 1891), Find A Grave: Memorial #6014809, citing Ross Mayes Cemetery, Salina, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Patricia Mechling (contributor 19483256) .
Starr, Emmet, History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folklore, reprint by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., originally published 1921
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Joseph by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Joseph: