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Absalom Martin (abt. 1772 - 1857)

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Capt. Absalom Martin
Born about in Sussex Co., New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in , Tyler, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Piqua, Miami Co., Ohiomap
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Contents

Biography

This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.

Birth

Birth:
Date: ABT 1772
Place: Sussex Co., NJ[1][2][3]

Death

Death:
Date: 17 OCT 1857
Place: Piqua, Miami Co., OH[4]

User ID

User ID: B899B20CE9D0B245A8CBA3F54365E6EE4669

FSFTID

FSFTID KV59-QML

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 15 MAY 2011

Prior to import, this record was last changed 15 MAY 2011.

COLOR

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Note

Note: This is NOT the Absalom Martin who founded Martin's Ferry, Belmont, Ohio, but he is a relative. The Absalom Martin who founded Martins' Ferry is our Absalom's great-uncle.
Name found in history for Mrs. Margaret McWilliams (Absalom Martin's daughter) on the Miami County, Ohio Genealogical Researchers website <http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/stories/biograph/1309.htm> History must have been written sometime around 1886.
Actual text:
Mrs. Margaret McWilliams; P.O. Piqua daughter of Absalom and Amelia (Israel) Martin. Mr. Martin was a Captain under Gen. Wayne, and remembering the attractions of the Miami Valley, sought a home here; they came to Miami Co. about 1839, and resided near Piqua until their decease. The subject of this sketch was born near Martin's Ferry, Ohio, April 8, 1808. Was married there to Samuel McWilliams, Feb. 3, 1823; they removed to Wayne Co. about 1830, and came to this county about 1840. Mr. McWilliams was born near Martin's Ferry Aug. 4, 1805; he was a miller, and followed milling a short time then boated several years, after which he was for many years engaged in buying, improving, renting and selling residence property in Piqua his decease occured there, March 14, 1880; Mrs. McWilliams survives him; her residence is on the corner of High street and Broadway, where a married granddaughter, with two great-grandchildren, reside under the same roof with her.
1850 Census Spring Creek Township, Miami county, Ohio. Page 328. Absalom Martin, age 78, occupation - farmer, born in New Jersey, is living next door to his daughter, Margaret, and her husband Samuel McWilliams. In Absalom's household are: Amelia Martin, female, age 63, born in Maryland; Maria Gear[?] age 32, female, born in Ohio and Harrison Gear, male, age 12, born in Ohio.
Served in the War of 1812

Event

Event:
Type: Military

Marriage

Husband: Absalom Martin
Wife: Amelia Israel
Child: Israel Martin
Child: Margaret Martin
Child: Elizabeth Martin
Child: Hattie Martin
Child: Maria Martin
Marriage:
Date: 1802
Place: , Tyler, Virginia[5]
Husband: Reuben Martin
Wife: Mary Ann Van Buren
Child: Absalom Martin
Child: John Martin
Child: Hannah Martin
Child: Alexander Martin
Child: Abner Martin
Child: Margaret Martin
Child: Benjamin Martin
Child: Reuben Daniel Martin
Child: Samuel Wilson Martin
Marriage:
Date: ABT 1772
Place: Piscataway, Middlesex Co., NJ[6]

Sources

  • WikiTree profile Martin-9754 created through the import of Morrison Lineage.ged on Aug 11, 2012 by Lana Archibald. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Lana and others.
  • Source: S23 Abbreviation: Census Title: Census Subsequent Source Citation Format: Census BIBL Census. TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE Census FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE Census FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE Census.
  • Source: S24 Abbreviation: Web site Title: Web site Subsequent Source Citation Format: Web site BIBL Web site. TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE Web site FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE Web site FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE Web site.
  • Source: S25 Abbreviation: International Genealogical Index Title: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index Subsequent Source Citation Format: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index BIBL The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. International Genealogical Index. TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. International Genealogical Index. Repository: #R6
  • Repository: R6 Name: Family History Library Address: 35 N. West Temple Street CONT Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 Address 1: 35 N. West Temple Street Address 2: Salt Lake City, Utah 84150
  1. Source: #S23 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page Note: 1850 Census. Spring Creek Township, Miami county, Ohio. Page 328b. Absalom Martin, age 78, born in New Jersey.
  2. Source: #S25 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page Note: Record submitted after 1991 by a member of the LDS Church. CONT Search performed using PAF Insight on 03 Jan 2005 Data: Text: Absalon MARTIN; Male; Birth: 1784 , Sussex, New Jersey; Death: 17 OCT 1857; Spouse: Amelia ISRAEL; Marriage: 1802 , , Usa; No source information is available.
  3. Source: #S24 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page Note: "Long Island Genealogy Surname Database" at <http://longislandgenealogy.com/gird/fam03973.htm> 4 Jan 2005. Reports "Absalon Martin born 1784."
  4. Source: #S24 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page Note: "Smith Morris Ancestries" at <http://harrisonancestry.tripod.com/marg04.htm> 5 Jan 2005.
  5. Source: #S25 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page Note: Form submitted by a member of the LDS Church CONT Search performed using PAF Insight on 03 Jan 2005 Data: Text: ABSALOM MARTIN; Male; Father: REUBEN MARTIN; Mother: MARGARET WILSON; Spouse: AMELIA ISRAEL; Marriage: 1802 , Tyler, Virginia; Batch Number: 5008515 Sheet: 47 Source Call No.: 1553369 Type: Film
  6. Source: #S24 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page Note: "Descendants of John Hodgkinson" at http://users.ev1.net/~dhoskins/web/johnhodgk/pafg07.htm The information on this website was taken from "Smith Morris Ancestries" at http://harrisonancestry.tripod.com/marg04.htm.




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