MARTIN Family

First Generation

1. James C1 Martin was born in New Jersey 1780.

He married twice. He married Clarissa unknown about 1830. Clarissa was born in New Jersey 1812. He married Esther E Britton in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, July 13, 1861. Esther was born December 4, 1821. Esther died May 30, 1901 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 79 years of age. Buried at Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ In the 1840 census Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 301, there is a James Martin recorded. 2 males and 6 females.

In the 1850 census Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 196, James (age 69) is recorded with Clarissa (age 37), Mabel (age 18), Charity (age 4), James (age 7), Mary (age 12), William (age 4), Cornelia (age 2), and Clarissa (age 1m) James is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1860 census Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 74, James (age 53) is recorded with Clarissa (age 46), Mary (age 21), James (age 16), William (age 13), Cornelia (age 11), Sarah (age 9) and Lydia (age 6) James is a farmer and all births are NJ.

In the 1870 census Frenchtown, Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page , James (age 69) is recorded with Ester (age 47), Sarah (age 18), Augusta (age 17), and Cornelia Wright (age 21). James is a retired farmer and all births are NJ with James parents born in Ireland.

James C Martin and Clarissa unknown had the following children:

child 2 i. Mabel2 Martin was born in New Jersey 1831.

child 3 ii. Mary Jane Martin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1837.

child 4 iii. James J Martin was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ January 19, 1844. James died December 19, 1916 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 72 years of age. Buried at Bloomsbury Cemetery between Warren Glen- Bloomsbury Rd (Rt 639) & Maple Dr. Greenwich, Warren Co, New Jersey

child 5 iv. Charity Martin was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1845.

child + 6 v. William H Martin was born June 1846.

child 7 vi. Cornelia A Martin was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1849. She married unknown Wright.

child 8 vii. Sarah Clarissa Martin was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1850.

child 9 viii. Augusta Martin(3546) was born in New Jersey May 1, 1853. Augusta died June 5, 1931 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 78 years of age. Buried at Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ She married Andrew B Roberson.

Andrew was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey June 22, 1851. Andrew was the son of Daniel B Roberson and Jane E Reading. Andrew died February 9, 1940 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 88 years of age. Buried at Frenchtown Cemetery Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ

(See Andrew B Roberson for the continuation of this line.)

child 10 ix. Lydia Martin was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1853.

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