Martin/FitzMartin

Name origin: MARTIN, MARTYN, MARSDEN This name may be derived from the Latin martuis, warlike; from Mars, the God of War. In the Gaelic, mor is the great, and duin, a man; morduin a chief, a warrrior. The first of the name on record in England was Martin of Tours, who made conquest of Cemmes or Kemeys in County Pembroke, 1077. The roll of Battle Abbey the name of Le Sire de. S. Martin. The seat of the family was a Somersetshire, England.

_______ Martin

b.abt.1025 of Tours, France; s/o parents ukn
bur.St. Dogm, Kemeys, Pembroke, Wales
m.abt.1075; Geva de Burci
b.abt.1055 of Blagdon, Somersetshire, England; d/o Serio de Burci
CHILDREN included:

  1. Robert Martin b.abt.1080

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Robert Martin

b.abt.1080 of Blagdon, Somersetshire, England; s/o _______ Martin and Geva de Burci
d.bef.1159
bur.St. Dogmael Abbey, Kemeys, Pembroke, Wales
m.abt.1119; Alice de Nonant
b.abt.1100 of Broad Clyst, Devonshire, England; d/o Roger de Nonant

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Martin b.abt.1120
  2. Sibyl Martin b.abt.1122
  3. Robert Martin b.abt.1124

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William Martin

b.abt.1120 of Blagdon, Somersetshire, England; s/o Robert Martin and Alice de Nonant
d.1208
m.abt.1159; Ankaret Gruffydd
b.abt.1140 of South Wales; d/o Rhys ap Gruffydd
d.aft.1226
CHILDREN included:

  1. William Martin b.abt.1160
  2. Oliver Martin b.abt.1165

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William Martin

b.abt.1160 of Blagdon, Somersetshire, England; s/o William Martin and Ankaret Gruffydd
d.bef.Feb. 15, 1216
m.abt.1195; Alice [Avice] de Toriton
b.abt.1180 Somerstetshire, England; d/o parents ukn
d.aft.1248
CHILDREN included:

  1. Nicholas Martin b.abt.1200

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Nicholas Martin

b.abt.1200 of Dartington, Devonshire, England; s/o William Martin and Alice [Avice] de Toriton
d.1282
m.abt.1234; ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Robert Martin b.abt.1235
  2. Nicolas FitzMartin b.abt.1236
  3. John Martin b.abt.1238
  4. William Martin b.abt.1240

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Nicolas FitzMartin

b.abt.1236 of Dartington, Devonshire, England; s/o Nicolas Martin
d.abt.1260
m.Maud de Brian
b.Dec. 25, 1242 Barnstaple, Devon, England; d/o Guy de Brian and Eva de Tracy
d.1279
CHILDREN included:

  1. William Martin b.1257

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William Martin

b.1257 Combmartin, Devonshire, England; s/o Nicolas Martin and Maud de Brian
d.aft.Feb. 1321/1322
bur.bef.Oct. 8, 1324
m.bef.Jan. 1281/1282; Eleanor FitzPiers
b.abt.1257 Dunster, Somersetshire, England; d/o Reynold FitzPiers and Joan de Vivonne

CHILDREN included:

  1. Edmund Martin b.abt.1284
  2. Eleonor Martin b.abt.1285 d.Dec. 13, 1342
  3. Joan Martin b.abt.1291 of Barnstaple, Devonshire, England d.aft.Jan. 1319/20 bur.bef.Aug. 1, 1322 m.1312; Nicholas Audley
  4. William Martin b.1293 d.bef.April 4, 1326

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John Martin

CHILDREN included:

  1. Amice Martin b.abt.1545 Binfield, Berk, England m.bef.1568 John Myllett

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