Joseph Martin
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Joseph Martin (abt. 1738 - abt. 1795)

Joseph Martin aka Bernabé, Barnabe
Born about in Beaubassin, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Husband of — married about 1764 [location unknown]
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Died about at about age 57 in St. James, Louisianamap
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Joseph Martin dit Barnarbe is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana Plaque 5 Left. Listed with him is his wife Marguerite Pitre . [1]
Birth: Abt 1738 in Beaubassin, Acadia
Death: Bef 25 Dec 1785 in LA
Census: 12 Aug 1763 Halifax, Acadia[2]
Marriage: Marguerite PITRE b: Abt 1740 in Grand Pré, Acadia
Married: Abt 1764[3][2]
CENSUS: 12 Aug 1763, Halifax, Nova Scotia: Joseph MARTIN, his wife. [Also there was his father Ambroise, Sr., and his brother Ambroise, Jr.] [2]
CENSUS/Militia: 8 Apr 1766, Verret's Company [St. James], LA. Joseph BERNABE.[4]
Note: the cited publication has only a list as they appeared in the original Archive General de Indias-Santo Domingo, 2595, 181-182, but no other family members. Also on the militia list is his father Ambroise Bernabé and brother Paul Bernabé.
with 1 woman [his wife] & 1 child [a boy, son Joseph?].[5]
CENSUS: Militia of the First Acadian Coast January 23, 1770
Left Bank from Sieur Dupart's to Germain Bergeron's
Joseph Martin, age 33, Acadian, Married[4]
CENSUS: 1 Jan 1777, St. James, LA. Joseph MARTIN, age 38, with Marguerite PITRE, 37, and five children: Joseph, 12; Michel, 4; Marguerite, 8; Marie, 6; Pelagie, 2.[6]

Joseph Martin is listed in the Daughters of American Revolution Database for Patriotic Service with Spanish Governor Bernardo Galvez.

See story of the "Descendants of Joseph MARTIN dit Barnabé (c1739-; Barnabé, René dit Barnabé)" at Acadians in Gray-Martin


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  1. Title: The Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial; Author: Wall of Names Committee; Jane G. Bulliard, Chair; second edition, 2015; Bodemuller The Printer, USA; Personal Copy. p. 22
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Title: "List of Acadian Families & Individuals at Halifax between 1759 & 1764"; Author: LeBlanc, Ronnie-Gilles, English trans. by John Estano DeRoche; Publication: Sept 2013 Note: [ Halifax Families] Internet; p. 16
    Text: Joseph (37) MARTIN from Malpèque, son of Ambroise (15) MARTIN, married in 1760 at Restigouche to Marguerite PITRE, daughter of Jean (12) PITRE; was on the 1763 census at Halifax with family of 2 persons. Settled at Saint-Jacques de Cabahannocer [Louisiana].
  3. Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS; 1625-1810; Ottawa, Editions Lemeac, 1978, 6 vols.; pp. 1013 (Beaubassin) & 2550-2551 (Louisiana)
    Joseph MARTIN dit BARNABÉ, born 1736, son of Ambroise & Anne CYR of Beaubassin, married around 1760 to Marguerite PITRE (born in 1740); five children. In 1777 he was at St. James on the east bank of the Misssissippi.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Title: Cabanocey, Lillian C. Bourgeois; New Orleans: Pelican Publishing, 1957; reprinted Pelican Publ., 1998. copy in possession of Jacqueline Girouard; p.160
  5. Published by Karen Theriot Reader in her research notes. Joseph Martin Could not find this information--maybe it's from the original General de Indias-Santo Domingo, 2595, 181-182,
  6. Title: The Parish of St. James in the Province of Louisiana: Abstracts from the Spanish Census of 1777; Author: Winston De Ville; Publication: Ville Platte, LA, Author, 1987; Note: Genealogical Abstracts from the Spanish Census of 1777. Original in: Archives of the Indies, Papeles procedentes de Cuba; legajo 190; folios 192-205;


Patrick Matherne created WikiTree profile Martin-15472 through the import of Matherne Family Tree (1).ged on Dec 17, 2013.
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