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 Thomas Martin

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Thomas Martin

  • Birth 10 May 1776 Buckingham County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 24 Nov 1854 Weakley County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 32427702

Thomas Martin is the patriarch of the families who moved from Halifax County, Virginia to Weakley County, Tennessee in the 1830's. The children of Thomas and Drucilla Martin married into families well known among Weakley County residents of today, including: Elizabeth (born 1802) married John F. Farmer; Mary C. (born 1804) married Francis T. Williams; William (born 1806) married Sarah Glass; Caroline (born 1808) married David K. Nowlin; Martha Bates (born 1812) married Alfred Higgs; Susan L. (born 1813) married James Adams, Jr.; and Malinda (born 1823) married Thomas Glass.

Visit http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bobfarmergenealogy/Introduction/Bob_Farmers_Genealogy.html for additional genealogy data including surnames FARMER, MARTIN, VAWTER, RICHEE, BOOTHE, HIGHFILL, MCMICHAEL, COX, VIRGIN, BROWN, MORGAN, MAY, SMITH, SIFFORD, ELLSWORTH, ELSWORTH, SHELBY, MCCAIN, CROW, LATHAM, DOWDY, PROFFER, and HALDERMAN.


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Inscription

"Thomas Martin
Born
May 10, 1776
Died
November 24, 1854
son of Wm. and Elizabeth Martin
born in Buckingham County, Virginia
Aged 78 yrs, 6 Mo., & 14 dy".

The tombstone epitaph:
"To all young people passing by,
As ye are now so once was I,
As I am now ye shall surely be,
Prepare in youth to follow me"


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  • Created by: Bob Farmer
  • Added: 27 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32427702
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Martin (10 May 1776–24 Nov 1854), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32427702, citing Martin Family Cemetery, Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Bob Farmer (contributor 47081835) .