Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Virginia: Patrick County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Need a lookup for John Pigg Martin
Posted by: Jennifer Ellis (ID *****4487) Date: March 11, 2012 at 06:56:43
In Reply to: Re: Need a lookup for John Pigg Martin by clifton jones of 769

Hi Dave,

I, too, am researching John Pigg Martin's parents. He was my gggg-grandfather. I have been corresponding with a fellow who just took a DNA test in the Martin DNA study. This man is a direct descendant of John Pigg Martin. The results show that we are NOT related to General Joseph Martin as is seen on many places on the web. The General is in what is called Group 23, and we are in Group 1. I suspected as such when John Pigg was not in the General's will--although someone proposed he could have been disinherited.
If the genealogy submitted by other participants in the study is correct, we descend from an Isaac Martin (b. abt 1699 VA, d. 1774 Halifax, VA). I am working on Isaacs 7 sons to see if our John Pigg could have been one of them.

Notify Administrator about this message?

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network