Richard Martin (c.1632 - 1694) MP

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Death: Died in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Cause of death: Fever
Occupation: Mariner
Managed by: Erica Isabel Howton, (c)
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About Richard Martin

Capt. Richard Martin, of Charlestown

  • Birth: abt 1632
  • Death: 2 Nov 1694 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts

Captain of the ship "Blossom."


  1. before 1663 to Elizabeth Trumbull
  2. 29 Nov 1689 to Elizabeth, widow of Joshua Edmunds. Perhaps her maiden name was William.



  1. Richard Martin, in Wyman, Thomas Bellows. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, Massachusetts: in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818. (Boston, Mass.: David Clapp and Son, 1879), II:658. "Capt. of ship "Blossom," for Nevis &c. 1665; … d. Nov. 2, 1694, æ. 62 g.s. of fever (record)."
  2. Joslyn, Roger D. Vital records of Charlestown, Massachusetts to the year 1850. (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1984-1995), 1:163. "Mr. Richard Martin, 62, fever, d. Nov. 2, 1694."
  3. New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence Almon Torrey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997. pg. 493, pg 494


  1. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, Volume 3 (Google eBook). William Richard Cutter. Lewis historical Publishing Company, 1908 - Boston (Mass.). Page 1506. "In the most excellent work MARTIN entitled "Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown," the compiler takes an account of several heads of families of Martins who were settled in that town during the colonial period and afterward for a century and a half. Among these earlier progenitors, between whom the author traces no relationship, were: John Martin, inhabitant, 1636; Thomas Martin, inhabitant, 1638; Richard Martin, captain of the ship "Blossom," 1665; ...."


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Capt. Richard Martin's Timeline

Age 31
November 28, 1689
Age 57
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
November 2, 1694
Age 62
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Age 62
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States