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Bethune of Skye & Moore Co., NC
Posted by: Fredreica Speyer Date: December 19, 2001 at 17:35:43
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Surnames: Martin Bethune Myrick Harris Pemberton Parker McAuley Stanback Howell Dunn Kilpatrick Denton MacLeod Campbell MacDonald

I am hunting for information on the following MARTIN ancestors and
relatives from the areas in and around Moore and Montgomery counties
in North Carolina. I have a little more information (ancestors and siblings of Murdock Martin and more on the descendents of Atlas Jones Martin) on some of these
families, but I was afraid my post was getting too long! If anyone has
any questions or anything to add or correct, please let me know. I
would love to hear from you if you are connected to this family!
Thanks. Fredreica

I. Murdoch or Murdock MARTIN, b. Abt. 1759, Isle of Skye, Scotland;
d. 1824, Moore Co, NC., son of John MARTIN (Capt.) and Marion "Sarah"
MACLEOD. He married
Flora BETHUNE, daughter of Angus BETHUNE and Christian CAMPBELL. Christian Campbell's parents were Donald Campbell of Scalpay and Katherine MacDonald. She
was born 1765 in Isle of Skye, Scotland, and died December 24, 1840 in
Moore Co, NC. (Note: Flora's brother was John Bethune who was a Chaplain for the Loyalist troops in North Carolina during the Revolutionary War. He was expelled from America and settled in Canada wherehe was a prominent Presbyterian minister). The children I have found were:
A. John Bethune MARTIN, b. Abt. 1791, Moore County, NC; removed to
Holly Springs, Marshall Co., MS, bef. 1840; d. Aft. 1850, Monroe,
Ouachita Parish, LA, while living with his daughter Mary Bethune
Martin, wife of Robert Dortch. He married
(1) UNKNOWN. He married (2) NANCY HILL HARRIS August 24, 1824 in
Montgomery Co, NC, daughter of ARTHUR HARRIS and MARY MYRICK. She
was born 1795 in Montgomery Co, NC, and died March 16, 1844. John B.
Martin was Clerk of County Court for Montgomery County (at
Lawrenceville) before he moved to Mississippi to farm.

1. Atlas Jones Martin (mother unknown) , b. December 22, 1820, North
Carolina; d. May 25, 1908, Selma, Dallas County, Alabama. Married
Harriot or Harriett Shields, daughter of John Shields of Moore Co., NC
and Elizabeth Pauling of Orange, SC. I have much information on their

2. Alexander Farquhar or Ferquard Martin died Of Yellow Fever at
Mazatlan while
on his way to Mexico.

3. Margaret Harris Martin was born 1826, died 1898 and married
Jesse Johnson Finley or Finlay 20 Nov 1845 in Marshall County,MS. He
was a very inportant man of the time so there is much information on
him on the internet. He is buried at the Evergreen Cemetery which, I
believe, is in or near Gainesville, Fla. Their children were:
a. Emily born 1846, died in infancy
b. Arthur born 1847, died in infancy
c. Charles Alexander Martin, born April 22, 1849 in Mariana, Florida,
died about
1928 and married Arabella Moncrief in April 1873.
Notes for GEN. Jesse J. Findley from pp. 46-47 THE FAMILY by Daniel
Allan McDonald: He was a hero of three wars: The Mexican; The Seminole
and the
Civial War. He was a judge and Congressman who is probably
remembered more for another reason than his military exploits.
introduced a bill into congress to reduce letter postage from
three to
two cents.

4. Mary Bethune Martin who married 1st) Robert Dortch of NC. Their
children were:
a. Dortch, Alexander Martin
Birth : 25 May 1852
Death : 21 Jul 1873
b. Dortch, William Eaton
Birth : 24 Jan 1854
Death : 11 Jul 1901
c. Dortch, John Bethune*
Birth : 25 Aug 1862
*John Bethune Dortch married Mary Louis Pegues 30 April 1890.
d. Dortch, Robert
Birth : 8 Dec 1864
Death : 1866
Mary Bethune Martin married 2nd) James Lamme Meigs 23 Dec 1879 in
County, Florida, after the death of Robert Dortch. James L. Meigs was
born 25 Feb 1821 or 1827 in Athens, TN. His first wife was Katherine
or Catherine Kirkpatrick.
According to Hillsborough County, FL 1880 census records for District
61, Precinct 3, pg 12:
Meigs, James L. w/m 53 TN TN TN engineer;
Mary w/f 47 TN VA TN wife;
Dortch, William D. w/m 27 TN VA TN stepson;
Meigs, Alexander K. w/m 23 TN TN TN son; (Alexander Kilpatrick Meigs)
Meigs, Mildred w/f 15 TN TN TN daughter.
(It lists William as not being at home and Alexander as a Machinist.)
Note: Two other Meigs sons, Return Jonathan Meigs and James Lamme
Meigs were deceased by the 1881 census)

5. Arthur Harris Martin was killed in action while a Captain in the
Confederate Army

B. Angus MARTIN, b. 1796, Moore Co, NC; d. 1862, Montgomery Co., NC.
He married Anne Matilda HARRIS, daughter of Howell HARRIS. She was of
Montgomery Co., NC. Their children were:

1. Howell Harris MARTIN, b. November 30, 1831, NC; d. August 08,
1906, Moore Co, NC; m. Catherine MCDONALD; b. December 28, 1844,
Monroe Co., NC; d. June 23, 1932, Moore Co, NC.
2. Cyrus Angus MARTIN, b. 1848, NC.
3. James Farquhard MARTIN.
4. John A. MARTIN.
5. Murdock MARTIN, d. without issue.
6. Flora A. MARTIN, m. Calvin Lashley PEMBERTON and moved to Arkansas
7. Joshua Alexander MARTIN, d. in childhood.
8. Martin MARTIN, b. January 26, 1844, NC; d. May 23, 1934, NC; m.
(1) Margaret Elizabeth PARKER; b. June 29, 1845; d. February 07, 1882,
NC.; m. (2) Ann Elizabeth MCAULAY; b. October 12, 1885; d. May 10,
1923, NC.

1850 Montgomery County, North Carolina - August 5, 1850, page 111
117/119 - Angus Martin, Sr., age 55; Farmer; $4600; born North
Ann M., age 40; born North Carolina
Murdoch W., age 21; Farmer; born North Carolina;
attended school within the
Howel H., age 18; Student; born North Carolina;
attended school
John B., age 17; Student; born North Carolina
Flora A., age 14; born North Carolina
F. J., age 11 (male); born North Carolina
Joshua A., age 9; born North Carolina
Martin , age 6; born North Carolina
Cyrus A., age 1, born North Carolina
Howell Harris, age 73; occupation none; $1600; born

1860 Montgomery County, North Carolina - Mt. Gilead Twp. - PO Mt.
Gilead -
September 7, 1860 - page 519
1068/1068 - Angus Martin, age 65; Farmer; $7000/12,400; born North
Ann M., age 40; born North Carolina
James (?), age 21; born North Carolina
Martin, age 16; born North Carolina; attended
Lang (?), age 13 (male), born North Carolina;
attended school

C. Farquhar or Farquar MARTIN married Jane STANBACK, daughter of
George Stanback and Elizabeth Ingram. (Note: Jane Stanback's sister
Charlotte married a John D. Pemberton). Their children were:

1. William John MARTIN.
2. Stanback MARTIN, b. November 28, 1845, NC; d. 1930, NC; m. Mary
BURTON; b. February 02, 1868.

Sharon Cemetery
This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb
Archives by: Mary T. King and H. Wayne Dunn
This cemetery is located approximately 1 mile east of Mt. Gilead on
the right side of SR # 731.

Martin, Annie
4/16/1873 - 5/14/1961
dau of Stanback & Mary Bruton Martin
Martin, Dora T.
11/3/1893 - 7/25/1974
wife of Robert L. Martin
Martin, Elizabeth Rebecca
1/1/1865 - 2/10/1893
wife of Angus Martin
Martin, Jennie
7/26/1874 - 5/25/1955
dau of Stanback & Mary Bruton Martin
Martin, Mary Bruton
11/17/1850 - 8/13/1935
wife of Stanback Martin
Martin, Margaret E.
6/5/1845 - 2/7/1883
Martin, Robert L.
2/17/1886 - 4/2/1970
Martin, Stanback
11/28/1845 - 1/10/1930

1830 Montgomery County, North Carolina; page 41
(Indexed as Zar., but definitely Far. Martin)
Far. Martin - 1 male over age 45 - no females

1840 Montgomery County, North Carolina; E. Pee Dee River Twp. - page
Far. Martin - 2 males aged 40-50, no females

1850 Montgomery County, NC
Martin, Fergr age 53 male farmer $5733 born NC
Martin, Jane age 40 female born NC
Martin, Martin S. age 4 male born NC

1860 Montgomery County, North Carolina - Mt. Gilead Twp. - PO Mt.
Gilead -
September 8, 1860 - page 520
1077/1077 - Farquhar Martin, age 63; Farmer; $12,600/41,400; born
North Carolina
Martin Martin, age 14; born North Carolina

D. Mary MARTIN, m. Yancy B. HOWELL; of Montgomery Co., NC.

1850 Montgomery County, NC Census
Howell, Yancy P. age 37 male farmer $300 born NC
Howell, Mary age 50 female born NC
McCaskill, Danl. age 21 male laborer born NC

E. Christian MARTIN, b. Abt. 1790, Moore Co., NC; d. August 1870,
Calhoun Co., MS (Yalobusha). She married William DUNN. He was born
Abt. 1795 in Montgomery Co., NC, and died Bef. 1870 in Calhoun Co.,
MS. Their known children are:

1. REV. MURDOCK MARTIN7 DUNN, b. 1829, Montgomery Co., NC. of
Calhoun Co., MS
2. NANCY DUNN, b. 1831, Montgomery Co., NC.; of Calhoun Co., MS
3. REV. JOHN MARTIN DUNN, b. November 22, 1833, Montgomery Co., NC;
d. June 13, 1916, Shawnee, Pottowatomie Co., OK; m. ELIZABETH
ALEXANDRA KILPATRICK; b. March 10, 1845, MS; d. November 24, 922,
Shawnee, Pottowatomie Co., OK.

F. Margaret MARTIN was born December 27, 1800 in Moore Co., NC, and
died June 28, 1883 in Moore Co., NC. She married JOHN BUIE, who was
born March 11, 1800 in Moore Co., NC, and died May 28, 1883 in Moore
Co., NC. They were married March 30, 1826 in Moore Co., NC. They are
buried Bensalem Cemetery, Eagle Springs, NC. Their children are:

1. CALVIN BUIE, b. January 27, 1827. Died in the Civil War, CSA
2. FLORA ANN BUIE, b. July 19, 1828. Died 3-21-1829, Moore Co., NC
3. SARAH EMILINE BUIE, b. March 27, 1830. Buried Bensalem Cemetery,
NC. Never married.
4. MARGARET MARTIN BUIE, b. February 14, 1832. Buried Bensalem
Cemetery, NC. Never Married
5. REGINA MARIE BUIE, b. July 27, 1834.
6. JOHN BUIE, b. July 08, 1836. Buried Bensalem Cemetery, NC. Civil
War Vetern, CSA.
7. MARY JANE BUIE, b. May 18, 1838. Married William Denton, 1860 NC.
8. MARTIN BUIE, b. Abt. 1840. Never Married.

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