Col. William MARTIN

HAIRSTON.org ID#82, b. about 1814, d. after June 1888
Father*Col. Joseph MARTIN1,2,3 b. 22 Sep 1785, d. 3 Nov 1859
Mother*Sallie HUGHES2 b. 30 Apr 1792, d. 1879
Birth*Col. William MARTIN was born about 1814 in Greenwood, Albemarle County, Virginia.4,1 
He was the son of Col. Joseph MARTIN and Sallie HUGHES.1,2,3 
Marriage*Col. William MARTIN married Susan Maria HAIRSTON, daughter of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. and Louisa HARDYMAN, on 7 December 1836 in Henry County, Virginia.5,1,6,2 
Census 1850Col. William MARTIN appeared on the 1850 census of Col. George "Old Rusty" HAIRSTON Jr. on 16 October 1850 in Henry County, Virginia; his daughter Susan Hairston Martin and family are living with him.4

Census 1860*Col. William MARTIN appeared on the census of 17 September 1860 in Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia, William 46, Susan 42, Sarah 20, Louisa 17, Saml 15, Geo 8, Joseph 5.7 
Census 1870*He appeared on the census of 13 August 1870 in Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia.7

 
Census 1880*He appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 in Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia, Wm. Martin 65, Susan 62, Joseph 25.8



 
Death*He died after June 1888.1 
Court Record*William Martin had a summons against the Richardson heirs issued. Chancery Court, Case #1902-005, Henry County, Virginia. 

Family

Susan Maria HAIRSTON b. 7 Dec 1818
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S145] Pedigo, Virginia G. and Pedigo, Lewis Gravely. History of Patrick and Henry Counties, Virginia - Genealogical Publishing Co., 1933, Personal Collection - printed book.
  2. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
  3. [S3327] Horton, Lucy Henderson. Family History, Press of the News, Franklin, Tenn. 1922. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89066169020, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  4. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S3326] Knight, Nancy Marlene Martin. Peacemaker - Joseph Martin 1740-1808 and His Descendants, 1976., Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  7. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  9. [S3354] Magna Vista Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia - photos by Zachary Saunders, Oct 2017.
Last Edited6 Feb 2018