When Agnes Scripture was christened on 3 April 1673, in Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Scripture, was 31 and her mother, Jone Creed, was 40. She married Henry Martin in 1696, in Batcombe, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.
English and Scottish: occupational name for a clerk or scribe, from Latin scriptor ‘writer, clerk’. The name has been altered from its original Latin form through association with the more familiar English word scripture ‘Bible’.