John Martin left his will in Carroll Co. TN, and his wife was CATHERINE "Katy/ or Kitty" PALMER b. abt. 1776 NC. Their daughter JANE MARTIN married RICHARD GREEN Jr. b. abt. 1784 NC ( probably born in Montgomery Co. NC which became part of Stanly Co. NC later in 1841 ) RICHARD GREEN Jr. died in 1864 in Carroll Co. TN.
Richard Green, Jr. and Jane Martin lived in Carroll Co. TN and her father JOHN MARTIN left this will in Carroll Co. TN mentioning his daughter JANE GREEN. Does anyone know if JOHN MARTINS wife, CATHERINE "Katy/ Kitty PALMER, is related to GREEN PALMER who had first wife MARTHA DUNN and his 2nd wife was our ANNA MACKINS RODGERS/ ROGERS the widow of JOHN M. ROGERS, JR. ( son of John M. Rogers Sr. and SARAH BILES of Stanly Co. NC ) If anyone has more info on the PALMERS, or MARTINS or DUNNS, please post as we are finding more information that they connected to our ROGERS more than once. -
Thanks for any help, Tina Rogers Beller
Per Carroll Co. TN Will's :
JOHN MARTIN'S WILL
I John Martin of the County of Carroll and State of Tennessee do this Seventeenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and twenty five being of sound mind and memory thanks be to God for the Same but calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men to dye I made and ordain this my last will & testament in manner and form following (to wit First I recommend my soul to God who gave it and my body to the earth to be buried in a decent manner nothing doubting but that I shall receive the Same again at the General reserection as touching my worldly estate which it has pleased God to bless me with in this world I dispose of in the manner and form as follows: I give to my beloved wife Nancy Martin all that I possess during her life or widdowhood and then to my youngest Son James Martin all of my land the rest of my estate to be sold and equally divided amongst all my children namely, Polly Jones, Jane Green, William Martin, Jacob Martin, Deliatha Martin, Thomas Martin, James Martin; I also make or design my trusty and beloved son William Martin Executor to execute this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have unto set my hand and affixed my seal to this my last will and testament the day and date above written Signed sealed in presence of us who were present at the time of signing sealing thereof.
Bradford Edward Jur
Richard Green, Jur
John Martin (Seal)
Hiram Edward Jur
State of Tennessee )
Carroll County Court ) December Session 1825
The execution of above will was proven in open court by the above witnesses
Edward Gwin Clerk
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