In 1936, 18 skeletal remains were uncoverd by the National Park Service (NPS) in an old cemetery, which previously was surrounded by a brick wall. During the years before burial, careful study of the bones were made and the Martiau gravesite was mapped. Bennett T. Gale, NPS park engineer reported to B. Floyd Flickinger, park superintendent, that grave 1 was Elizabeth Martiau Reade, 2 was George Reade, 4 was Jane's daughter Jane Martiau or his 2nd wife Isabella Martiau, 6 was Nicolas Martiau, 7 was wife Jane Martiau, 9 a small casket possibly of Nicolas's son Nicolas who died young. (Ref: Extracted from the Huguenot Publication No. 12, 1943-45, Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia).
Note: Col George and Elizabeth Read markers moved to Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown
Martiau Family Cemetery
Created by: Thomas
Record added: Jan 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103288090
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