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About Joseph Martin, I

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Recently discovered not all participants of the Martin Surname Y-DNA Study are direct-line Martin males.
See Kit # 131671 in Group 08 - R-FTB64834
Kit #391208 Joseph Martin, B. 1760 D. 24 April 1833 R-FTB64834

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Biography

Joseph Martin, I was born in 1723 in New Kent Parish, Virginia, Colonial America. His parents were William Martin and Margret Douglass.

Joseph worked with his father, they were sugar merchants,and ship owners in London, Virginia, West Indies, and Scotland. In 1756 Joseph married Isobel Campbell, sold his business and they moved to Virginia, American Colonies.
Joseph married Isobel Campbel on March 14, 1756 in Lecropt, Perth, Scotland. Together they had the following children:
John Martin;
Martin Martin;
Lavinia Lucreasea Martin Jackson;
Sarah Martin;
Elisha Martin;
Gracy Martin;
Elizabeth Martin Dangerfield;
Joseph Martin, II;
Agnes Martin Jackson.

Joseph married Catherina Flanagin about 1768. Together they had the following children:
Mary Martin Thompson.

In 1774 Joseph purchased 150 acres of land in Richland County, South Carolina, later deeded to his son Joseph Martin, Jr.

He died in 1805 in Richland County, South Carolina, United States of America.

Ship Owner
Sugar Merchant
British Sugar Merchant
Colonial Agent

Ship Owner and Sugar Merchant moved his family from Virginia to his main office in London, England.



Sugar Merchants were responsible as were the Plantation Owners and Managers for The Triangular Trade - enslaved people were imported into the Caribbean Islands to plant and harvest sugar cane

'References
Richland County, South Carolina, United States
Description:
Probated Will of Joseph Martin, I 1723-1805) father of Joseph Martin 1760- 1833

Name Joseph Martin, I
Residence Date Abt 1804
Residence Place Richland District, South Carolina
Will Date 22 Oct 1804
Probate Place Richland, South Carolina, USA
Inferred Death Year 1805
Inferred Death Place South Carolina, USA
Item Description Estate Papers, Box 19, Packages 451-475, 1799-1955
https://www.geni.com/documents/view?doc_id=6000000199159369841
Individuals Listed (Name) Relationship
Joseph Martin
Elizabeth Dangerfield
Child
Martin Martin
Child
Agness Jackson
Child
Joseph Martin, II 1760- 1833
Child
Lucrease Jackson
Child
William Samuel Joseph Jackson
Grandchild
Elisha Jackson
Grandchild
Sarah
Daughter
Thomas Portis
Grandson
Jim
Enslaved Person

Mary Thompson
Child
Elisha
Child
John
Child
Gracy
Child
Dot
Enslaved Person

Joel Adams
Friend
Isaac Tucker
Friend
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Joseph Martin, I's Timeline

1723
1723
New Kent Parish, Virginia, Colonial America
1758
1758
St Peters Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United State
1759
1759
St Peters Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United State
1760
1760
St Peters Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United State, Virginia, United States
1761
1761
St Peters Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United State
1762
1762
New Kent, New Kent County, VA, American Colony
1764
1764
St Peters Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United State
1765
1765
St Peters Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United State
1766
1766
St Peters Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United State