|Death: ||Aug. 28, 1720|
John Martin: (Mayflower Families).
b./bp. 20 Jan 1652/3, Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire, England. (Mayflower
m. (1) 27 Jun 1681, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, USA, Mercy Billington.
m. (2) 28 May 1719, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, USA, Abigail Read. (Mayflower
d. 28 Aug 1720, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA, USA. (Mayflower Families).
Society of Mayflower Descendants, in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Application
b. bp Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire, England; 20 Jan 1652/3; MF 5:46;
m. Mercy Billington; Rehoboth, MA; 27 Jun 1681; MF 5:46;
d. Rehoboth, MA; 28 Aug 1720; MF 5:46.
Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume Twenty One, John Billington,
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1620 Plymouth 1857, p. 16 - 17:
"9 MERCY 3 BILLINGTON (Francis 2, John 1)
probably the unnamed daughter of Francis and Christian Billington, b. Plymouth
25 Feb. 1651/2; d. Rehoboth 28 Sept. 1718.
She m. Rehoboth 27 June 1681 JOHN MARTIN, bp. Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire,
England 20 Jan. 1652/3; d. Rehoboth 28 Aug. 1720; son of Richard and Elizabeth
(Salter) Martin. He m. (2) Rehoboth 28 May 1719 Abigail Read who d. there April
John Martin came to Rehoboth from England between 1660 and 1664 with his
father, Richard. John inherited from his father the homestead and other
property in Rehoboth and continued to reside there. During King Philip's War in
1676 John paid his father's tax and was himself a soldier in that conflict from
Rehoboth. In 1740 his son, John Martin of Rehoboth, was awarded bounty land for
his father's service.
John Martin, son of Richard, was always of Rehoboth, never of Swansea.
On 1 Aug. 1707 John and Mercy Martin of Rehoboth and her sisters Elizabeth
Patte, Dorcas May and Mary Sabin conveyed "for love" to their niece Desire
Billington, daughter of their brother Isaac, their rights to the Middleboro land
of their father Francis Billington, deceased.
The inventory of the estate of John Martin Sr. of Rehoboth was take 6 Sept.
1720, presented by John Martin, eldest son, who was appointed administrator of
the estate 4 March 1722/3.
In a deed dated 29 July 1725, acknowledged 11 March 1733/4, recorded 16
Oct. 1761 [sic], John Martin [son] of Rehoboth, taylor, sold the home lot of his
father John Martin dec., to Jotham Carpenter, husband of his sister Desire.
Children (MARTIN) b. Rehoboth:
27 i JOHN 4 b. 10 June 1682
ii ROBERT b. 9 Sept. 1683; d. 16 Sept. 1705
iii DESIRE b. 20 March 1684/5
iv FRANCIS b. 7 May 1686; incompetent, being cared for by the family
Richard Martin (____ - 1694)
Elizabeth Salter Martin (1616 - 1666)
Mercy Billington Martin (1651 - 1718)
Desire Martin Carpenter (1684 - 1727)*
Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: Aug 29, 2010
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