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Submitted by Janet Martin
 
 
Descendants of Abraham Martin
 
 

Generation No. 1

1. ABRAHAM3 MARTIN (JOSEPH2, JOB1)1,2,3 was born 1824 in Kanawha Co., West Virginia, and died Aft. 1900 in Falls Dist, Belva Prec., Fayette Co., WV. He married MARY PAULINE RIPPTOE January 14, 1845 in Nicholas Co., WV, daughter of JAMES RIPPTOE and ELIZABETH. She was born 1826 in Amherst Co., Virginia, and died December 31, 1889 in Nicholas Co., WV4.

Notes for ABRAHAM MARTIN:

Deed book C page 111Fayette co., WV-Agreement made with Joseph Martin and Abraham,William and Nathan for them to maintain the land and house, animals,

etc., of Joseph Martin and his wife, their father and mother for their natural life.

1850 Nicholas Co., WV census-house 402/402--Abraham Martin age 26, farmer b Va., Pauline age 25 b Va., James age 4 b Va., Margaret age 3 b Va., Elizabeth age 8/12 b Va.

1860 Nicholas Co., WV census, house 870/647, children James, Margaret, Nancy, Martha, William Joseph and Ann.

1870 Nicholas Co., WV census-Jefferson Dist-house 40-40 Abraham Martin

age 50 farmer b WV, Mary P, age 45 b WV, James age 20 b WV farm labor,

Martha age 18 b WV, William age 17 b WV farm labor, Joseph age 14 b WV

farm labor, Anna age 10, b WV, Virginia age 8 b WV, John age 6 b WV.

1880 Nicholas Co., WV census-Jefferson Dist. house 13

Abraham age 56 b WV, farmer, parents b WV,

Mary age 54 wife b WV, parents b WV

James H. son age 33, b WV

Martha age 26 dau., b WV

Joseph A son age 23 b WV laborer, Virginia

A. age 18 dau b WV

Nathan Martin age 60 bWV

Parthena Martin age 54 bWV (everyone listed below b WV)

Orlena Martin age 18

Edward Martin age 16

Minnie A. Martin age 13

Harriett Martin age 11

John W. Martin age 26

Margaret J. Martin age 18 daughter inlaw

Nancy Martin age 6/12 (jan 1880) grand daughter

Molly Fox age 13 g/dau

William T. Fox age 13 g/son

Charles A. Fox age 13 /son.
 
 

1900 Fayette Co., WV census, Falls, Dist, Belva Prec. House 227

William Martin, b Oct 1853, age 46, md 22 yrs, b WV, Father b Va, mother b VA, day labor

Elizabeth, wife, b June 1853, age 46, 6 children-5 living, b WV, Parents b VA

Maggie, dau, b June 1889, age 20, b WV

Waler, son, b July 1880, Day labor

Athur, son, b Feb 1883, age 17, day labor

Robert, son, b June 1887, age 12, school

Anie, dau, b Dec 1889, age 10 School

Legg, Albert, boarder, b Jan 1879, age 21, b WV, Parents b WV, day labor

Martin, Abram, father, b May 1823, age 77, widow, b Virginia, Parents b VA, Day Labor

Could he be buried in the Hill Cemetery at Belva. His son William is.

Notes for MARY PAULINE RIPPTOE:

Mary death is recoreded vol 1853/1889, 31 Dec 1889, died at Dixie of Neualgia of head. age 65y d/o James and E Ripptoe, b Amherst Co., VA. Seamstress, A. Martin husband.

Children of ABRAHAM MARTIN and MARY RIPPTOE are:

i. JAMES H.4 MARTIN, b. 1847, Nicholas Co., West Virginia; m. MARY B CORKEN, July 26, 1885, Fayette Co., West Virginia; b. 1862.

Marriage Notes for JAMES MARTIN and MARY CORKEN:

Only James' parents are listed and only his place of birth.

ii. MARGARET MARTIN5,6,7, b. 1847, Nicholas Co., West Virginia; d. 1876, Nicholas Co., West Virginia; m. CLARK MORRIS8,9, November 23, 1865, Nicholas Co., WV; b. 1845, Nicholas Co., WV.

Notes for MARGARET MARTIN:

Margaret's death is recorded in vol 1853/1889 Nicholas Co., WV deaths, the only date is 1876. Both parents are listed. She was married, died of consumption, age 28y. No other info on death record.

Notes for CLARK MORRIS:

Clark and Margaret on 1870 Nicholas Co., but not on 1880 Nicholas Co. WV census.

iii. NANCY ELIZABETH MARTIN, b. 1849, Nicholas Co., West Virginia.

iv. MARTHA ANN MARTIN, b. 1851, Nicholas Co., WV; m. GEORGE FELIX BOYCE, February 12, 1874, Nicholas Co., WV; b. 1854, Jackson Co., WV.

Notes for GEORGE FELIX BOYCE:

Not on 1880 Nicholas Co., WV census.

2. v. WILLIAM HENRY MARTIN, b. October 1853, Nicholas Co., WV; d. 1933, Nicholas Co., West Virginia.

3. vi. JOSEPH ALEXANDER MARTIN, b. 1855, Nicholas Co., WV; d. Bef. 1920, Nicholas Co., West Virginia.

4. vii. ANN HASELTINE MARTIN, b. 1857, Nicholas Co., WV.

viii. VIRGINIA A. MARTIN, b. 1862, Nicholas Co., West Virginia.

ix. JOHN MARTIN, b. 1864, Nicholas Co., West Virginia; d. May 03, 1874, Nicholas Co., West Virginia10.

Notes for JOHN MARTIN:

John death is recorded Nicholas Co., WV, vol 1853/1889-3 May 1874, Abscess of bowel. age 9y s/o Abraham and Mary Martin.

x. MARY L MARTIN11, b. 1850, Kanawha Co., West Virginia; d. June 22, 1867, Nicholas Co., West Virginia.

Notes for MARY L MARTIN:

Mary is listed in the Nicholas Co., WV deaths, vol 1853/1887-age 17y d/o Abraham and Mary Martin born Kanawha Co & Nelson Co.. She is not on any census l/w family. I could not understand that or why there was listed, two different Co's. listed. Was her father b Kanawha Co., and her mother Nelson Co., VA??
 
 

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM HENRY4 MARTIN (ABRAHAM3, JOSEPH2, JOB1)12 was born October 1853 in Nicholas Co., WV, and died 1933 in Nicholas Co., West Virginia. He married ELIZABETH HONOR SIMS13 April 18, 1878 in Nicholas Co., WV. She was born June 1854, and died 1916 in Nicholas Co., West Virginia.

Notes for WILLIAM HENRY MARTIN:

1900 Fayette Co., WV census, Falls, Dist, Belva Prec. House 227

William Martin, b Oct 1853, age 46, md 22 yrs, b WV, Father b Va, mother b VA, day labor

Elizabeth, wife, b June 1853, age 46, 6 children-5 living, b WV, Parents b VA

Maggie, dau, b June 1889, age 20, b WV

Walter, son, b July 1880, Day labor

Athur, son, b Feb 1883, age 17, day labor

Robert, son, b June 1887, age 12, school

Annie, dau, b Dec 1889, age 10 School

Legg, Albert, boarder, b Jan 1879, age 21, b WV, Parents b WV, day labor

Martin, Abram, father, b May 1823, afe 77, widow, b Virginia, Parents b VA, Day Labor

More About WILLIAM HENRY MARTIN:

Burial: Hill Cemetery, Belva, Kanawha Co., WV14

More About ELIZABETH HONOR SIMS:

Burial: Hill Cemetery, Belva, Kanawha Co., WV15

Children of WILLIAM MARTIN and ELIZABETH SIMS are:

i. JOHN H5 MARTIN16, b. August 26, 1878, Nicholas Co., WV; d. October 26, 1916, Craigsville, Nicholas Co., West Virginia.

ii. MARGARET A MARTIN, b. June 1879, Nicholas Co., WV; m. CHARLES P LIVESAY, December 18, 1902, Fayette Co., West Virginia; b. 1876, Greenbrier co., WV.

Marriage Notes for MARGARET MARTIN and CHARLES LIVESAY:

Parents, place of birth given

iii. WALTER MARTIN, b. July 1880.

iv. ARTHUR MARTIN, b. February 1883.

v. ROBERT MARTIN, b. June 1887.

vi. ANNIE MARTIN, b. December 1889, Belva, Fayette Co., WV.
 
 

3. JOSEPH ALEXANDER4 MARTIN (ABRAHAM3, JOSEPH2, JOB1)17 was born 1855 in Nicholas Co., WV, and died Bef. 1920 in Nicholas Co., West Virginia. He married ANN ELIZA DORSEY18 March 05, 1886 in Nicholas Co., WV. She was born 1862 in Nicholas Co., WV, and died Aft. 1920 in Nicholas Co., West Virginia.

Child of JOSEPH MARTIN and ANN DORSEY is:

i. CHARLES C5 MARTIN.
 
 
4. ANN HASELTINE4 MARTIN (ABRAHAM3, JOSEPH2, JOB1)19,20 was born 1857 in Nicholas Co., WV. She married HARVEY CLEMENT LEGG21 December 30, 1877 in Nicholas Co., WV. He was born 1858 in Clay Co., WV.

Children of ANN MARTIN and HARVEY LEGG are:

i. VIRGINIA E5 LEGG, b. 1878, Nicholas Co., WV.

ii. JOSEPH A LEGG, b. November 1879, Nicholas Co., WV.
 
 
 
 

Endnotes

1. 1870 Nicholas Co., WV census-Abraham Martin, Jefferson Dist. house 40-40.

2. 1850 Nicholas Co., WV census-Abraham Martin, house 402-402.

3. 1880 Nicholas Co., WV census-Abraham Martin, house 13. Jefferson District..

4. Nicholas Co., WV deaths-Mary Pauline Ripptoe Martin, vol 1853/1889.

5. 1870 Nicholas Co., WV census-Margaret Martin Morris, house 55-55. They have no children on this census.

6. Nicholas Co., WV deaths-Margaret Martin Morris, vol 1853/1889.

7. Nicholas Co., WV marriages-Margaret Martin Morris.

8. 1870 Nicholas Co., WV census-Clark Morris, house 55-55. Clark and Margaret have no children on this census.

9. Nicholas Co., WV marriages-Clark Morris.

10. Nicholas Co., WV deaths-John Martin, vol 1853/1889.

11. Nicholas Co., WV deaths-Mary L Martin, vol 1853/1887.

12. Hill Cemetery at Belva-William Henry Martin, Belve, Nicholas Co., WV.

13. Hill Cemetery at Belva-Elizabeth Honor Sims Martin, Belva, Nicholas Co., WV.

14. Janet Martin, Hill Cemetery, Belva, Kanawha Co., WV-William Henry Martin, (1998).

15. Janet Martin, Hill Cemetery, Belva, Kanawha Co., WV-Elizabeth Honor Sims, (1998).

16. Nicholas Co., WV deaths-John H Martin, vol. 1905/1930. age 38y 3m. died of chronic nephritis.

17. Nicholas Co., WV marriages-Joseph Alexander Martin.

18. Nicholas Co., WV census 1920-Ann Eliza Dorsey Martin, vol 38, ed 108, st 9, line 68. Annie E age 58, enumerated with Charles C Martin, mother.

19. 1880 Nicholas Co., WV census-Ann Hastline Martin Legg, Jefferson, Dist. house J013. She and her husband are l/w her father Abraham Martin.

20. Nicholas Co., WV marriages-Ann Haseltine Martin, He was born Clay Co, she born Nicholas Co.

21. 1880 Nicholas Co., WV census-Harvey Clement Legg, Jefferson Dist. house J013. Harvey is l/w fil Abraham Martin.