"Nannie" Martin

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About "Nannie" Martin

Gen. Martin also had two children with his half-Cherokee, common law wife ("frontier wife"), Elizabeth Ward, daughter of frontiersman Bryant Ward and his wife Nancy, "the beloved woman of the Cherokee." One of their children may have been Nancy Martin Hildebrand (1778 - 1837).

Nannie or Sarah Nancy Martin was born 1782 in Cherokee Nation East, TN, and died Apr 1837 in Tennessee.

Parents: daughter of Joseph P. Martin, Brigadier General and Sarah 'Sallie' Lucas


  1. on 13 Jan 1797 to Archelaus Hughs on 13 Jan 1797 in Tennessee
  2. Aft. 1797 to Michael Hilderbrand on Aft. 1797 in Tennessee.

5 Children of Sarah Nancy Martin and Archelaus Hughs are:

  1. William P. Hughs.
  2. Nancy Amanda Hughs.
  3. Samuel P. Hughs.
  4. Brice Hughs.
  5. Arch M. Hughs.

6 Children of Sarah Nancy Martin and Michael Hilderbrand are:

  1. William P. Hughs.
  2. Nancy Amanda Hughs.
  3. Samuel P. Hughs.
  4. Brice Hughs.
  5. Arch M. Hughs.
  6. Joseph Martin Hilderbrand.


NANCY MARTIN (ELIZABETH BETSY WARD, NANCY, TAME DOE, NANCY MOYTOY, A-MA-DO-YA ) was born Abt. 1778 in CNE [TN], and died April 1837. She married MICHAEL HILDEBRAND Abt. 1800 in Ocoee, Polk County, TN, son of JOHN HILDEBRAND and BARBARA EAKER. He was born 1781 in CNE [Lincoln Co, NC], and died September 1863 in Canadian Dist, CNW.

Notes for NANCY MARTIN: Miller application information given by Nancy Morrow and Emmett Starr. More About NANCY MARTIN: Clan: Ani'-Wa'ya = Wolf Clan (Nanye'hi)


i. ELIZABETH BETSEY HILDEBRAND, b. March 01, 1801, CNE [TN]; d. December 21, 1887, Muskogee Co, OK.

ii. JOHN HILDEBRAND, b. 1803, McMinn, Okoa Creek, TN; d. 1838.

iii. JANE HILDEBRAND, b. 1806; d. December 16, 1860, CNW [Cherokee Co, OK].

iv. MARGARET PEGGY HILDEBRAND, b. March 11, 1811, McMinn Co, TN; d. October 16, 1882, Cherokee Co, OK.

v. DELILAH NA-LI HILDEBRAND, b. Abt. 1813, CNE [TN]; d. 1864, Illinois Dist, CNW.

vi. ELIZABETH K HILDEBRAND, b. February 1815, Tennessee; d. June 28, 1903, Wann, Cooweescoowee Dist, CNW.

vii. STEPHEN P HILDEBRAND, b. 1816, CNE [TN]; d. January 10, 1867.

viii. RACHEL HILDEBRAND, b. December 25, 1818, Tennessee; d. November 17, 1888, Going Snake Dist, CNW.

ix. NANNIE HILDEBRAND, b. March 22, 1820; d. September 13, 1891, Muskogee Co, OK.

x. JOSEPH MARTIN HILDEBRAND, b. November 22, 1822, CNE [TN]; d. October 03, 1898, CNW.

xi. BRICE HILDEBRAND, b. Abt. 1824, CNE; d. Abt. 1868.

xii. MARY POLLY E HILDEBRAND, b. June 04, 1826, Benton, Polk, TN; d. May 10, 1906, Cherokee Co, OK.


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"Nannie" Martin's Timeline

November 1778
Cherokee Nation - East
March 1, 1801
Age 22
March 1801
Age 22
Cherokee Nation East, GA, USA
Age 24
Tennessee, United States
Age 26
Old Cherokee Nation
Age 27
March 11, 1811
Age 32
Ocoee, Polk, Tennessee
Age 34
Tennessee, United States
February 1815
Age 36
Tennessee, United States