Mrs. Joseph Martin

about 1732–
Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph

Mrs. Joseph Martin was born about 1732, in Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, United States. She married Joseph Martin about 1753, in Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Joseph Martin
1728–1810
Mrs. Joseph Martin
1732–
Marriage: about 1753
Nancy Ann Martin
1754–1798

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1753
Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, United States
children

(1)

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 26

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 44

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 48

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, 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 saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

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

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