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Wlilliam Welcome Martin

Male 1772 - Bef 1824  (52 years)

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  • Name Wlilliam Welcome Martin 
    Born 5 Feb 1772  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 22 May 1824  Monroe Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2637  Ramage | Ramage Line
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2011 

    Father David Martin,   b. 1742,   d. 26 Aug 1824  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Hannah,   b. 1747,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F979  Group Sheet

    Family Anna Thomas,   b. 5 Jun 1772, Fincastle, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 May 1806, Washington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1792  Washington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Mary Martin,   b. Abt 1798, Washington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John T Martin,   b. 1795-1800, Washington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hannah B Martin,   b. 10 Feb 1802, Washington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Martha H Martin,   b. 15 May 1804, Washington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1862, Eugene, Lane, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F978  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 1810 Washington County, Virginia census:
      Welcom Martin
      one male 10 thru 15. - John T. Martin - 1795/1800
      one male 26 thru 44. - William Welcome Martin - 5 Feb 1772.
      six females under 10. - ____ Martin:1800/1810; - ___ Martin:1800/1810; - Hannah:10 Feb 1802; Martha Martin:15 May 1804; Anna Martin: 1800/1810; Cella Martin:1800/1810.
      two female 10 thru 15. - Mary Martin: 1795/1800; ____ Martin: 1795/1800.
      one female 16 thru 25. - Mary (Trimble) Martin: 1785/1795.
      one slave

      CENSUS: 1820 Monroe County, Kentucky census.
      Welcome Martin
      one male 16 under 26. - John T. Martin - 1794/1804.
      one male 45 and upwards. - William Welcome Martin - 5 Feb 1772.
      four females under 10. ____ Martin:1810/1820; Julia Martin:1810/1820; Elizabeth Freelove Martin: October 1817; Matilda Martin:2 Oct 1819.
      two females 10 under 16. Cella Martin:1804/1810; Anna Martin:1804/1810.
      one female 16 under 26. Martha Martin:1794/1804 - 15 May 1804.
      one female 26 under 45. Mary (Trimble) Martin - 1775/1

      Welcome Martin did make a will, however, it did not survive the destructon of the Monroe County, Kentucky Court House fires. Welcome Martin made his will sometime before 22 May 1824 when daughter Celia married John Davis.] The ones that were married are shown with husbands.] This indenture made this _____ day of _____in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty Six. Between John C. Roper and Hannah Roper his wife, Philip Mulkey and Martha Mulkey his wife, John Davis and Celia Davis his wife. Silas Mayberry and Anne Mayberry his wife, Eliza Martin and Julia Martin legal heirs and representatives of Welcome Martin dec'd, of the one part. William Berry of the County of Monroe and State of Kentucky of the other part. [This next document was made in Missouri, where John Davis was living by then.] Know all men by these present that we, John Davis and James Tade do bind ourselves....unto William Hudspeth, executor of Welcome Martin, deceased in the sum of eighty dollars to which payment will be made unto William Hudspeth, his heirs....as witness our hands and seals this 1st day of July 1843.... The condition of the above is such that whereas Welcome Martin by his last will and testament gave his daughter Celia, a legacy of his estate among his several heirs equally and since making of the said will, the said Celia intermarried to the aforesaid John Davis by whom she had six living children and since Celia has departed this life, Now, in case should the said children, heirs of Celia ever claim anything of the said Hudspeth as executor of the said Martin, said Davis and Tade is to refund the executor the sum of forty dollars with lawful interest form the above date written and it is to be further understood that at any time should any of the said legacy be necessary or any part thereof be wanting to discharge any debts....which the said last will and testament shall have no other ___ to pay them in case the said John Davis or James Tade....shall return the said legacy or such part threof that maybe necessary for the payment of said debt as a proportional part thereof. Signed, Sealed this day and year above written. Signed John Davis, James Tade, Witt:John C. Roper. - Source - Mary Ellen Baker - e-mail - vbaker@ntc.net

      Source - The Thomas Family History Organization
      MILITARY: Washington County to Wit. This day came Welcom Martin before me James Keys a Justice of the Peace for the County aforesaid & produced a Capts Commission and took the oaths prescribed by Law. Given under my hand this 23 day November 1804 James Keys. - Source - Washington County, Virginia Will Book, 2. Page, 486.
      ESTATE INVENTORY: Washington County to wit - Agreeable to an order to us Directed from said Court after being Duely Sworn we have viewed and Appraised all the personal Estate of Thomas John Deceased to us produced with the following manner.
      One Cow & Calf & a two year old hifher. 5.5
      One Silver watch 4.10
      One hat & brush. 1.4
      One feather Bed & Bed Cloaths 5.12.9
      Old Clothing .9
      Overhalls 2 pair & 2 shirts .18
      3 Closebodied Coats & one Jacket 4.4
      One Big Coat & sones New Cloth 3.10
      4 pair of Stockings on handkerff .6.6
      4 Books one looking glass & razor .12
      One Pocket Compas 1 pair of shew Buckles .8
      One pair of Sleeve Bottons .1.6
      One Saddle & one Dres Deer Skin - one
      pair of shews an pair of mets .17.6
      One set of Plow irons or small rope
      & Branding iron & one axe ___ &
      Crooked ____ .17
      One Kettle & Skillet .8.6
      One jug & Bottle Canteen and Iron weg .4.10
      One Chest & Pocket Book .16
      One Trunk & Bedsteads & cords .10
      One Note on Richard Comer for 10 Dollars 3.0.0
      One Note on Richard Comer for 5.4.6
      One Note on Levy Bishop for 9.0.0
      One Note on Amey Dun for 1.18.
      One Note on John Comer for 12.10.9.
      One Note on Adadiah Sheerwood & Hugh Cole for 3.0.0
      One Note on Welcom Martain for 1.10
      One Note on Thomas & Samuel Douglass for 3.12
      Some Cash to the amt of 14.2.10
      One Note on Saml Robinett for 25 Dollars 7.10
      Total 92.2.8
      The with appraisement is a true Statement of the Personal Estate of
      Thomas John Decesed to us produced Given under our hands this 21st
      day of June 1806.
      Executors.............................................. Appraisers
      Thos. Thomas.......................................Henry Baker
      Abijah Thomas......................................Jopeh Cole
      ...............................................................David Denton
      At a Court held for Washington County the 21st day of October 1806.
      This Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of Thomas John decd
      was returned to court and ordered to be recorded - Attest D. Campbell D.C., - Source - Washington County, Virginia Will Book Number 3. Pages, 18 & 19.
      ESTATE SETTLEMENT: Do..Thomas Thomas to the estate of John Thomas decd.
      To the amt of Sale $117.17. To Jno Cole note with 10 years & 7 mo ints $24.50. - $205.67.
      To Philip Mintons note $10.71. - To Wm Bakers note $4.00 - $14.71.
      To Noah Bishops note & ints $14.56. - To Mary Bakers note $11.00. - $25.56.
      To James Denton & ints $0.83. To John Morton ints[?] $18.00. - $18.83.
      To William Tilson note & ints $10.00. To William Morton $73.75. - $83.75.
      To Patrick Adams & ints $8.00. To Patrick Adams $6.68. - $14.68.
      To gold $352. - Silver $369.45. Notes on Joseph Thomas $20. - $741.45.
      [Total] $1100.65.
      By cash paid to appraisers $4.59. By cash pd Clerk of Court $.0.70. - $5.29.
      By cash paid the Sheriff $4.85. By cash the Sheriff $0.31. - $5.16.
      By Funeral expense $9.00. By expense of Sale $7.00 - $16.
      By Commission as Executor at 5 pd $55.03.
      By Cash pd attorneys fee $2.50. By a piece of gold counterfeit $7.11 - $9.61.
      By Clerks fees for recording settlement $1.50.
      By Daniel Soes [or Loes] Recpt $139.31-3/4. By Jno T. Mortons Rect $139.31-3/4. - $278.63-1/2.
      By Philip Mulkey Recpt $139.31-3/4. By Jno C. Roper Rect $139.31-3/4. - $278.63-1/2.
      By Commissioners fees for settling with executor $3.
      [Total] 652.86.
      Remaining in the hands of executor $447.79.
      Which is to be equally divided between the executor & the heirs of Abijah Thomas decd - We find due the sd heirs $223.89, with interest from the first day of August 1822.
      We find the sd executor has settled with George & Sally Allen heirs of Abijah Thomas for their part of Jno Thomas decd estate. After being sworn for that purpose & in compliance of an order of the County Court of Washington County VA, bearing date Nov 25th 1822 we have adjusted the administration act of Thomas Thomas executor of John Thomas decd and find the same as above stated. Given under our hand this 21 February 1824.
      Henry B. Thompson
      George Byars
      James Hull
      - Source - Washington County, Virginia Probate Record Book, 10. Page, 37 or 39.
      - NOTE: In the above Estate Settlement the Philip Mulkey, Daniel "Soes" or "Loes" [Daniel Lough] & John C. Roper are sons-in-law to William Welcome Martin & Anna (Thomas) Martin. John T. Morton [Martin] is the son of William Welcome Martin and Anna (Thomas) Martin.