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Charles Martin
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Birth: 1745
Caroline County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1808
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA

Charles Martin, born between 1741 & 1745 in Caroline or Albermarle County, Virginia. He was the son of Thomas Martin (born 1714 in Caroline (King William) County, Virginia, died in Albermarle County, Virginia 1792 [Will book 3, page 174]) and Ann Moorman (born 1722 in Albermarle County, Virginia and died about 1765). He married Patsy Moon about 1765 in Albermarle County, Virginia.

He removed to South Carolina in 1784 from Albermarle County, Virginia. Charles is listed in the 1790 census of Edgefield District, South Carolina. In the household were himself, his wife, six sons (one over 16), and three daughters and 24 slaves. Two daughters are known to have married Thomas and James Cobb in Virginia prior to this time. Son, Thomas also was married to Hester Rountree and Abram may have been.

Charles Martin received a grant of land in Abbeville District (96 Dist.) February 4, 1782 (Book P. 21 203). He acquired additional land and died in Abbeville County in 1808. (County Records). Charles Martin purchased land in Anderson county, South Carolina (Book I page 45-46?). 150 acres more or less on Beaver Creek, dated January 3, 1804. Witnessed by Johanna Martin and Sephon Willil. Proven by Johanna Martin November 1, 1805. Recorded August 7, 1807. Johanna Martin was probably Anna Martin, wife of Abram Martin son of Charles Martin. Abram Martin died about 1809.

ABSTRACT OF CHARLES MARTIN'S WILL, ABBEVILLE COUNTY, S.C.; Box 64, Pack 1548. Found in book titled "Abstracts of Old Ninety-six and Abbeville Districts Wills and Bonds", compiled by Willie Pauline Young, published 1950

Will dated June 28, 1808 in Abbeville District. Recorded October 25, 1808. Executors: Wife, Polly Martin, Jacob, George W. Martin. Witnesses: William Drinkard, Samuel Linton, Nathaniel Bolen. Wife, Polly Martin. Children: Jacob, George Washington, William Martin, Suckey Moore, Salley Nichols. Grandchildren: Jas., Thomas Cobb, Patsey Bibb. 
Family links: 
  Thomas Martin (1714 - 1792)
  Ann Moorman Martin (1722 - 1765)
  Patsy Moon Martin (1751 - ____)*
  Abraham Martin (____ - 1809)*
  Thomas Peyton Martin (1767 - 1830)*
  George Washington Martin (1770 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Martin Cobb (1770 - ____)*
  Jacob Moon Martin (1783 - 1863)*
  Charles Martin (1745 - 1808)
  John Martin (1749 - 1837)*
*Calculated relationship
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: buried in Abbeville County but burial exact location is not known
Created by: Cousins by the Dozens
Record added: Sep 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41854783
Charles Martin
Added by: Cousins by the Dozens
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Thinking of you.
- Heattown
 Added: Jun. 28, 2015
To my 6th great grandfather, I love you!
- Natalie Schlesinger
 Added: Jun. 18, 2015
GGGG Grandfather of Sonya Behling Eason
- Cousins by the Dozens
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014
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