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Jean Martain

Male 1676 - 1738  (62 years)


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  • Name Jean Martain 
    Born 1676  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 1700 
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    (Arrival) 20 September 1700  Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Note 1703 
    Tax List 1703  Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1710  Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1711  Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1712  Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Sale 1715  James River Find all individuals with events at this location 
    (Appraiser) 1720  Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Sale September 1721  Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Real Estate 1732  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 2 March 1736  Goochland County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 1738  St. James Parish, Goochland, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 62 years 
    Land & Deeds
    Martain, Legrand, Robinson Map
    Person ID P7865  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Wife Mary Margaret LaCaze
              b. 1684, France Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. After 1743, Henrico County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 1 November 1703  Manakintown, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F2543  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1676 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps (Arrival) - Arrived on the Peter & Anthony, the 2nd of 4 ships carrying French Protestants seeking freedom of religion. Most passengers crossed the ocean from England/Netherlands where they found refuge after fleeing earlier from the oppression of Catholic France. - 20 September 1700 - Henrico County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1 slaved named Francois. - 1703 - Henrico County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1 Slave Jean Powell - 1710 - Henrico County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 2 slaves, Jean Poel, Joell - 1711 - Henrico County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 4 slaves, Powell, Joell, Jacques, Jean - 1712 - Henrico County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps(Appraiser) - One of the appraisers for the inventory of Elizabeth Ramey, widow of Abraham Ramey. - 1720 - Henrico County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Sale - Margaret Martin relinquishes her downer in deed for 582 acres which John Martain sells to Madame Hannah Tullit, widow of John Tullit. - September 1721 - Henrico County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReal Estate - the value of improvements on his plantation was 1569.5 poundshe had 60 head of cattle then and owned only patent 900 (bequeathed to James). - 1732 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - To John Martin, son of my deceased son John, a plantation, with house, and allthereto belonging, next to Mr. Joseph Pleasants, above my dwelling house on James River..... - 2 March 1736 - Goochland County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1738 - St. James Parish, Goochland, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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    1. [S411458154] Will, Will, 1736.
      Will of John Martin of St. James Parish, Goochland Co., 2 March 1736 To my eldest son James, all my land in Henrico Co., 447 acres, a negro Betty, and items. To John Martin, son of my deceased son John, a plantation, with house, and allthereto belonging, next to Mr. Joseph Pleasants, above my dwelling house on James River. To daughter Judith Chasteen, what she has received, a bed and three negroes. To my daughter Judith's son John Jeffodon, a negro man Will. If he dies without heirs, then to his brothers and sisters. If any of estate left by Thos. Jeffodon, dec'd which I had in my hands and delivered to Reny Chasteen till John Jeffodon comes of age, it is also to be divided among John's brother and sisters if he dies. To my son Peter, my tract adjoining Mr. Randolph, Jr. with land I live on and houses after his mother's death, with negro Daniel, mulatto Farmer and items. To daughter Jane Martin, 2 negroes or items, and mulatto girl Mary, for the term of her servitude. To the poor of the parish 20 shillings. To my wife Margaret, my plantation next to William Randolph, Jr. as long as she lives, with all belonging to it, and then to my son Peter. Items are to be distributed to my children at my wife's death, with 1/5 to my dec'd son John's children, numbering three.Paragraph tagExecutors: wife and son James Signed: John (X) Martin Wit: Giles Letcher, James Soblet Recorded 15 May 1739.