Jobe Henry Martin (1743 - 1803)



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ID: I260891
Name: Jobe Henry Martin
Given Name: Jobe Henry
Surname: Martin
Sex: M
Birth: 1743 in New Kent, Goochland Co., Virginia
Death: 1803 in North Carolina
Event: Revolutionary War, Enlisted Private Military 1775
Event: Revolutionary War, Drum and Fife Military 1776
Residence: 1790 Stokes Co., North Carolina
Residence: 1800 Surry Co., Norh Carolina
_UID: 609B40E17F9B42B88A5DEAA8C4BF9C18E0E7
Change Date: 14 Feb 2015 at 17:56
Family Bible
Job Martin & Mary Clarkson a son named John born March 18, 1766. Baptized May 25, 1766. p. 74
Job Martin & Mary Clarkson a son named Valentine-Clarkson born December 1, 1767. Baptized March 2, 1768. p. 80
Job Martin & Mary Clarkson a Daughter named Nancy-Butts born May 14, 1769. Baptized July 22, 1769. p. 85
Job Martin & Mary Clarkson a Daughter named Patsy Robinson born April 25, 1771. Baptized 1772. p. 91

Died as 45 years of age

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Father: Valentine Martin b: 18 Jun 1710 in New Kent, Virginia
Mother: Bridgewater Jane b: 1715 in Henrico Co., Virginia

Marriage to Martha Mary Clarkson b: 1746 in James Parish, Goochland Co., Virginia
Married: 24 Sep 1765 in Goochland Co., Virginia

John Potter Martin b: 25 May 1766 in St. James N Parish, Goochland, Virginia
Valentine Clarkson Martin b: 1 Dec 1767 in Goochland, Goochland Co., Virginia
Job Martin b: 1 Dec 1767 in Goochland Co., Virginia
Nancy Butts Martin b: 14 May 1769 in Virginia
Patsy Robinson Martin b: 25 May 1771 in Goochland Co., Virginia
Henry Martin b: 1773
Robert Martin b: 1775
Samuel Martin b: 1780 in New Kent, Virginia

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in St James North Parish, Goochland County, Virginia


at St Botolph, Aldgate, in London, England UK


in in Surry County, North Carolina USA

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Parent: Valentine v. Martin

Partner: Mary Martha Clarkson
Children with Mary: Valentine Clarkson Martin, John Potter Martin, Patsy Robinson Martin, Nancy Butts Martin, and Patsy Martin


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Revolutionary war veteran, Virginia militia


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Revolutionary war veteran, Virginia militia
Awarded two land grants in Yadkin County, North Carolina.

Jobe Martin Rev. war roster,1776-1778, 5th Rgmt VA
Jobe Martin Rev. war roster,1776-1778, 5th Rgmt VA
1776-1778 , 5th Regiment, Virginia

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1800 - By the time he was 57 years old, Alessandro Volta presented his findings about the first electrical battery, proving that electricity could be generated chemically and debunking the widely held theory that electricity was generated solely by living beings.

1801 - When he was 58 years old, on November 10th, the state of Kentucky outlawed dueling. The oath of office for Kentucky has since said: ""I, being a citizen of this State, have not fought a duel with deadly weapons within this State nor out of it, nor have I sent or accepted a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons, nor have I acted as second in carrying a challenge, nor aided or assisted any person thus offending, so help me God."

1802 - At the age of 59 years old, Jobe was alive when on March 16, Congress established the United States Military Academy at West Point - the oldest of the five service academies in the United States and one of the oldest service academies in the world.

1803 - In the year of Jobe Henry Martin's passing, on October 20th, Congress ratified the Louisiana Purchase. The United States agreed to pay France $15 million for the Louisiana Territory - an area of about 830,000 sq miles. This one act doubled the size of the United States.

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Jobe Henry Martin, father to 5 children, died in 1803 in North Carolina USA at age 60. There is no known cause of death. He was born in 1743 in St James North Parish, Virginia. He was born to Valentine v. Martin, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. Jobe's partner was Mary Martha Clarkson. and they gave birth to Valentine Clarkson Martin, John Potter Martin, Patsy Robinson Martin, Nancy Butts Martin, and Patsy Martin.

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