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Col William Francis Martin
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1821
Death: Jan. 13, 1881

Colonel Martin was the commanding field officer of the Seventeenth Regiment of North Carolina Infantry. They first assembled as the Seventh Volunteers at Plymouth in June of 1861. He was captured at Fort Hatteras in 1861 and was a prisoner of war at Fort Warren in Boston. Before and after the war, Martin was a lawyer from Elizabeth City. His brother, James, was a Confederate Brigadier General. Many of William's business papers are collected at the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. William attended the University of North Carolina before becoming a civic leader of Elizabeth City and Albemarle County. He ran for Congress in 1851 and was a vestryman of Christ Episcopal Church. 
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  William Martin (1785 - 1854)
  Sophia Scott Dauge Martin (1798 - 1873)
  Elizabeth McMorine Martin (1830 - 1912)*
  Martha McMorine Martin Wood (1851 - 1882)*
  William Francis Martin (1853 - 1921)*
  John McMorine Martin (1855 - 1921)*
  Robert Bruce Martin (1857 - 1935)*
  Elizabeth McMorine Martin Wood (1859 - 1935)*
  Sophia Ellen Martin (1862 - 1883)*
  Charles Francis Martin (1865 - 1934)*
  Edward Forbes Martin (1872 - 1941)*
  Helen Wadsworth Martin (1874 - 1901)*
  James Green Martin (1819 - 1878)*
  William Francis Martin (1821 - 1881)
  Peter Dauge Martin (1823 - 1827)*
  Robert Bruce Martin (1830 - 1856)*
  Sophia Ellen Martin (1833 - 1913)*
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Christ Episcopal Church Memorial Garden
Elizabeth City
Pasquotank County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Jun 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7635652
Col William Francis Martin
Added by: George Seitz
Col William Francis Martin
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