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William is the son of Col Charles Martin born about 1735 or as early as 1715 and Elizabeth Burris (said to be a daughter of John Burris and Ester Truitt). William's DOB is Unknown but assumed to be about 1759 or as late as 1764, perhaps in Loudoun County Virginia. William served as an Ensign in the militia in 1796, and received 400 acres on Buffalo Creek near Farmington (now in Marion County, West Virginia) from his father on June 19, 1797.
William married Elizabeth Everly, daughter of Casper (Gasper) Everly (Eberly) about 1779 in Monongalia County. Elizabeth died about 1801.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William 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 William: