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Martin Chartier
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1655
Poitiers, France
Death: Apr., 1718
Columbia County
New York, USA

Martin Chartier Memorial

Ceremonies to commemorate the last home of Martin Chartier, noted Indian trader and interpreter in early Pennsylvania and Maryland was held at Washington Boro on September 26, 1925 at 2:00 p.m..

The opening invocation was given by Indian Chief Strong Wolf with many other speakers participating in the ceremonies. A presentation of the deed for the property of which the memorial stands was given by Joseph Wertz.

Memorial Text
Martin Chartier died 1718, noted Indian trader and interpreter in early Pennsylvania and Maryland, Frenchmen from Canada who resided at Fort St. Louis of the Sieur De La Salle in present Illinois, 1684-1690, a leader thence of the Shawnee Indians to Maryland, 1692, and to Susquehanna River at Pequea Creek, now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1697, agent in William Penn's Treaties with the Indians of the Susquehanna, settled here in later years at the site of Washington Borough on a 300 acre tract granted to him by Penn, father by his Shawnee wife of Peter Chartier, the Indian trader and interpreter.

Marker is in Washington Boro, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road PA 441 and Charlestown Road, on the right when traveling south on River Road PA 441.

Martin CHARTIER (1655 - 1718)
is my 7th great grandfather
Mrs. Mary Chartier Seaworth (1687 - 1732)
Daughter of Martin
Charles Christopher Dibert (1719 - 1757)
Son of Mrs. Mary
Michael Diebert (1738 - 1824)
Son of Charles Christopher
Mary Magdalene Diebert (1791 - 1875)
Daughter of Michael
Isaac Wiant (1824 - 1898)
Son of Mary Magdalene
William Tecumseh Sherman Wiant (1864 - 1929)
Son of Isaac
Dorothy E Wiant (1904 - 1964)
Daughter of William Tecumseh Sherman
Betty Sue Moon (1925 - 2008)
Daughter of Dorothy E
Heather M Mcbride (Me)

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  Sewatha Straight Tail Chartier (1660 - 1759)*
*Calculated relationship
Non-Cemetery Burial
Created by: Heather McBride
Record added: Mar 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67255405
Martin Chartier
Added by: Heather McBride
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