Rachel Martin: Birth: ABT 1780.
Note: 1778 and 1781: Job Martin's Revolutionary War Record On the 10th day of September 1832 personally appeared before the Justice of the County Court for said county Kanawha, in court setting the same being a court of records, Job Martin a resident of said county of Kanawha Co. and state of Virginia, age 79 years, who being duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declarations in order to obtain the benefits of the provisions made by the Act of Congress, proposed June 7th, 1832, that he enlisted in the Army of the United States on the year 1776 with Captain Henry Tirrell and service in the 5th Regiment of the Virginia Continental Line under the following officers-----applicant enlisted for 2 years and served out his time and was discharged March 1778, which discharge was placed in the hands of Samuel Martin who moved to the state of Tennessee and died 18 or 20 years since. He further states that in 1781 he enlisted again. He fought until the capture of Cornwallis. About a month after the siege of York and before the expiration of the term of his enlistment the applicant was regularly discharged under the hand of Col. Thomas Gaskins which applicant lost in the spring of 1782 and never reclaimed. [Source: Janet Martin]
Oct. 1789 in Order Book 9 page 317 Bedford Co. VA: Job Martin was granted leave to build a grist mill on Marrimann Creek on his own land, "it appears to the court that no other person will be affected thereby".
Real Estate Conveyances in Bedford County, Virginia include:
Deed Book 10, pg. 262 Job Martin and Elizabeth his wife to John Hook, 297 A on brs. Beaver Dam Cr adj John Findley etc.
Deed Book 10 Pg. 296 27 May 1796 Between Job Martin & Elizabeth his wife of Bedford & Charles Moorman 50 lbs lying of the branches of Beaverdam containing 100 acres. Signed Job Martin, Elizabeth (X her mark) Martin Witnesses: Robert Burton, Jacob Burton
Deed Book 10 Pg. 301 17 June 1797 Between Job Martin & Elizabeth his wife of Bedford & Joseph West 25 acres being on the south side of Bore Auger Creek and on Goose Creek 71 acres. Signed Job Martin, Elizabeth Martin No Witnesses
Deed Book 10 Pg. 313 26 June 1797 Between Job Martin & Elizabeth his wife of Bedford & Joseph Huddleston 15 lbs situated on the branches of Bore Auger Creek adj. Talbot containing 100 acres. Signed Job Martin, Elizabeth Martin No Witnesses.
Deed Book 10 Pg. 333 24 July 1797 Between Job Martin & Elizabeth his wife of Bedford & Archibald Galloway 15 lbs for 50 acres situated on the waters of Goose Creek adj. Smith, etc. Signed Job Martin, Elizabeth Martin No Witnesses.
First deed I have in Kanawha Co. is 10 Sept. 1809 where in John Morris sold him a "certain parcel of land" in Kanawha Co. VA on Kelly Creek (Deed C-417 "Delivered to Job Martin the 11th July 1815". [Source: Rose Mary Sims Rudy]
1810 U.S. Federal Census Job Martin 1 male under 10 yo 3 males 10 & under 16 1 male 16 & under 26 1 male 45 and older (b. bef. 1765) 2 females under 10 yo 1 female 45 and older (b. bef. 1765)
1817: Deed book E-208, Kanawha Co. VA 4th October 1817 Indentor made between Job Martin and Elizabeth his wife and Nathan Huddleston of the state and county aforesaid....fifty dollars in hand...that the said Job Martn is entitled to by his intermarriage with his wife Elizabeth formerly Elizabeth Huddleston...it being the one eleventh part of the land of which WILLIAM HUDDLESTON deceased ....and which they are entitled to by the death of the said William to have and to hold....(there can be not doubt as to the wife of Job Martin being Elizabeth Huddleston dau. of William Huddleston!) [Source: Rose Mary Sims Rudy]
1820 U.S. Federal Census Page 8 (image 7) Jobe Martin 1 male under 10 yo 1 male 16 & under 26 yo 1 male 45 and older (b. bef. 1775) 1 female 10 & under 16 yo 1 female 45 and older (b. bef. 1775) 2 persons engaged in agriculture
1830 U.S. Federal Census Page 205 (image 51) Jobe Martin 1 male 10 & under 15 yo 2 males 15 & under 20 yo 1 male 70 & under 80 yo (b. ca. 1750-1760) 1 female 60 & under 70 (b. ca. 1760-1770) 5 persons in household
Will of Job Martin
In the name of God Amen, I Job Martin of the County of Kanawha and the state of Virginia, being in a low state of health but of sound mind, do make this my last will and Testament.
First: It is my will that all my just debts shall be paid.
Second: I give to my wife Elizabeth Martin the balance of all my estate after paying my debts as aforesaid, consisting of all my stock of every kind likewise my debt against John Nugin for about three hundred dollars which I loaned him, the interest of which as to pay for the rent of his plantation whereon I live. Also all my household and kitchen furniture and my crop growing on said plantation, together with any debt or debts that may be due me in any manner whatsoever. In Testimony whereof I have thereunto set my hand and seal this day of 28 day of July 1837.
Signed and acknowledged as his last will and testament in the presence of Joel Shrewsbury, Senor and James Moles.
Job Martin (his mark and seal)
At a Court held for Kanawha County the 9th day of November 1839. The last will and Testament of Job Martin deceased was this day presented in Court and proven by the oaths of Joel Shrewsbury Senor and James Moles, subscribing witness is hereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: A.W. Quarrier Clk
Submitted by: email@example.com (janet martin) http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvkanawh/Wills/martin.html
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