Dates: 1645-1976

Collection Number: MS 64

Extent: 1 folder; 9 items.

Biographical/Historical Information: Documents concerning the Martin family of Albemarle Co., Va.

Notes:

Scope and Content:

  1. Photocopy of Thomas Martin (1799-1870) biography. Includes image.
  2. Photocopy of “Prominent Tennesseans” featuring Thomas Martin.
  3. Photocopy of a page of Pulaski (Tn.) History about Thomas Martin, founder of Martin College.
  4. Photocopy of 2p. from “History of Sumner County Tenn” (p. 21-22) about the Fountain Head area and the Martin family.
  5. Photocopies of 3p. index from the Martin Family Quarterly, Dallas, Tx.
  6. Photocopies of 6p. of the Martin Family Quarterly, Vol. II no. 2 (1976) giving the genealogy of Abram Martin. AlbemarleĀ  and Amherst Counties, Va. are mentioned.
  7. Photocopy of the Will of Thomas Martin – July 25, 1792, probated in Albemarle County, Va. His will mentions land in Kentucky and names thirteen enslaved people: Jack, Darkey, Winney, Daniel, James, Major, Dinah, Peter, Will, Pompy, Robin, Phillis, and Lucy.
  8. Photocopy of 1p. from Colonial Families of the United States (p. 271), giving the lineage of Abram Martin who came to Albemarle County, Virginia in 1680.
  9. Photocopies of 3p. of the Martin Family Quarterly, Vol. II no. 3 (1976).