James Martin1,2,3

(3 March 1735 - before 20 November 1796)

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Relationship5th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Tracy
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Tracy Family Pedigree
FatherRobert Martin4 (1711 - 1 Jun 1758)
MotherAbigail Parker (3 Mar 1710 - 26 Sep 1781)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildJames Martin was born on 3 March 1735, in Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut.5,4,1
GroomHe married Agnes Crawford, daughter of Samuel Crawford and Sarah Moor, on 8 March 1758 in Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut Colony, New England.6,7,4
DeceasedHe died before 20 November 1796 in Tuscarora/Middletown, Ontario Co., New York. Date is calulated based on the 20 November date of a deed which appears to represent the disposition of his property. The fact that his estate was settled by his sons, George and Robert, probably indicates that he died without a will. James Martin was the first person to die in Middletown.1,8,9

Children with Agnes Crawford:

Some Life Events of Interest

James Martin was At the October 1752 session of the General Assembly the following issue was addressed by the court: "Upon the memorial [statement of facts] of Abner Johnson of Wallingford, praying to be allowed for his trouble and expence in retaking and bringing Robert Martin formerly convicted for uttering counterfeit bills, & c., to a complyance with the act of Assembly respecting said Martin's giving bond for the cost of his prosecution, &c.: Resolved by this Assembly, that said Abner Johnson have liberty to have and receive out of the public treasury of this Colony for his said trouble and expence the sum of fourteen pounds thirteen shillings in old tenour bills of the Colony of Rhode Island, and that Nathaniel Stanly, Esq', Treasurer of this Colony, is hereby directed to pay this same out of the said treasury." between 12 October 1752 and 2 November 1752 in General Assembly of the Colony, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut Colony, New England.10

Founder or First Settler

Between 1790 and 1791, James Martin and Jonathan Tracy were among the founders/first settlers of Tuscarora/Middletown, Ontario Co., New York.
     Along with Jonathan and James were James' brothers John and Isaac Martin, and four or five others.11,8

Residences and Censuses

James Martin appeared on the 1790 Federal Census of Chemung Town, Montgomery Co., New York, (INFORMATION MISSING.)12

Sources - Citations

  1. [S114] Steve Newton - Compiler, Compiler, My Ancestry - Martha Martin, online at: GEDCOM at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3184789&id=I3247; (RootsWeb's World Connect Project), accessed 16 April 2006.
  2. [S33] Yates Publishing, Compiler, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. - Online Publication, 2004). A collection of records extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases - all data should be verified for accuracy by other sources., Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
  3. [S147] Edmund West - compiler, Compiler, Family Data Collection - Marriages, online at: www.ancestry.com; (Online publication - Provo, Utah).
  4. [S337] Families of Ancient New Haven (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008). Online database - www.AmericanAncestors.org.; Originally published as New Haven genealogical magazine. vols. I-VIII. Compiled by Donald Lines Jacobus. 8 vols. Rome, New York: Clarence D. Smith, 1923-1932., pg. 1150 - Martin - names, dates, places - from Wallingford Vital Records.
  5. [S146] Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records - Statewide Slip Index (Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut State Library, unknown publish date). Citing Wallingford, Connecticut Records; Birth - Marriage - Death;, vol. 5, pg. 532.
  6. [S146] Barbour, Wallingford, 13:558.
  7. [S807] Joseph Perkins Beach, Author and Compiler, History of Cheshire, Connecticut from 1694 to 1840 : Including Prospect, Which, As Columbia Parish, Was A Part of Cheshire Until 1829 (Cheshire, Connecticut: Lady Fenwick Chapter, D.A.R., 1912), pg 564 - Cheshire, gives date as 8 March 1758.
  8. [S145] W. W. Clayton, History of Steuben County, New York, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers (Philadelphia: Lewis Peck & Co., 1879). Local File Reference: HT7-BPC-94; SCT digital library includes a PDF copy of the 1879 edition, digitized by the Internet Archive < http://www.archive.org
  9. [S113] Steve Newton, "James Martin NOTES from Steve Newton," e-mail message to Sean C. Tracy, 17 January 2006.
  10. [S360] The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut From 1636 to 1776 (Hartford, Connecticut: Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company [etc.], unknown publish date). Transcribed and Edited, in Accordance with a Resolution of the General Assembly, Vol. X. ppg. 144, 145; October 1752.
  11. [S420] Guy H. McMaster, History of the Settlement of Steuben County, N.Y. (Bath, N.Y.: R.S. Underhill & Co., 1853), pg. 78.
  12. [S432] James Martin household, 1790 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., New York, Chemung, page 75, line nos. 34 & 35; Washington: National Archives. Originally viewed and transcribed by SCT, 16 Oct 1998, at National Archives, Washington D.C., Series M637, Roll#6, James, line 34; Robert, line 35.
  13. [S146] Barbour, Wallingford, Barbour pg. 216.
  14. [S146] Barbour, Wallingford, Barbour pg. 215.
  15. [S702] Connecticut Vital Records to 1870, online at: American Ancestors.org: Sept. 2015, Cheshire Town Records pg.512. From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
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