Nathan Martin

3 September 1783–17 April 1842 (Age 58)
Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Nathan

When Nathan Martin was born on 3 September 1783, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, his father, James Benjamin Martin, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Kemper, was 23. He married Nancy Bright on 30 October 1820, in Allen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 17 April 1842, at the age of 58, and was buried in Finney, Barren, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Martin
1783–1842
Nancy Bright
1802–1863
Marriage: 30 October 1820
Elbridge G Martin
1834–1909

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1820Allen, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 3
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1788 · Becomes the 10th state
    Age 5
    On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 17
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, Irish, French, Walloon, Breton, Dutch, Flemish, German, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Italian (Veneto); Spanish (Martín): from a personal name derived from Latin Martinus, itself a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’. This was borne by a famous 4th-century Christian saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. In North America, the surname Martin has absorbed cognates and derivatives from other languages, e.g. Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) Marcin , Albanian Martini , Polish surnames beginning with Marcin-, and Slovenian patronymics like Martinčič (see Martincic ). Martin is the most frequent surname in France and one of the most frequent surnames in Wallonia.English: variant of Marton .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mártain, ‘descendant of Martin’ (compare 1 above). Otherwise, a shortened form of Gilmartin or McMartin ; sometimes also spelled Martyn.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (5)

    • Nathan Martin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Nathan Martin, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Barren Kentucky Probate Records, 1727-1990; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GP3H-9ZX6?cc=1875188&wc=37RL-PT5%3A173384501%2C173922801

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