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Name: Geraldine Achtem <gmachtem@yahoo.ca>
Date: 2014-11-04
Our Common Ancestor Meyer
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Meyer
Comments:
My g-g-grandparents were Martin Meyer and Rosene Hoyler. Martin was born in 1822 and emigrated to NY and where he met Rosene. They married in 1856 and raised 8 children on a farm near Hempstead, LI, New York. Their children were Magdalena, Julianna, Nicolaus, Rosana, Joseph, Stephen,Frank Joseph. My Meyer descendants still have farms on Long Island and another line farms near Cohocton, NY. Some family stories say Martin Meyer comes from the Baden area of Germany, some say he lived near Alsace near the German Rhine River...as yet I just don't know. I would like to know if you have any idea of siblings of your older Meyer relatives so that maybe we are connected. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Cheers,
Gerry Achtem, Summerland, BC Canada

 

Name: Ev McNeill <everamc@aol.com>
Date: 2013-12-08
Our Common Ancestor Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families wifes roots
Comments:
HI, we are in Boston for a month spending a lot of time at New England Historical and Geneaology Society library on Newberry St, finding nothing on Bartholomew still, also trying to find out correct birth and death of tabithy Smith, what i had was she lived to over 100 years which can't be, still searching !
 

Name: Sharon Bittner <bittner_s@yahoo.com>
Date: 2013-10-28
Our Common Ancestor Bartholomew Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families See below.
Comments:
Bartholomew - William 1 - William 2 - Ebenezer - William 3 & Tryphena Cogswell - James F. Martin & Electa PERMELIA Woodworth - Rhoda Angeline Martin & Fayette Eugene Plumley - Lesley Edgar Plumley - Gail L. Plumley - Sharon Plumley Bittner.

Have you discovered any proof that Ebeneezer served in the Rev. War; he bragged to his grandsons that he had served & saw Gen. Washington on many occasions. True?

Tryphena Cogswell Martin came to IL w/her youngest son Charles & is buried here in Bureau Co. I have had many contacts w/the Rome Hist. Soc. trying to find proofs re the Martins & the Cogswells who lived in Western Co., NY.

There are still Martins in this area but are disinterested in genealogy.

Great website. Sharon Plumley Bittner

 

Name: Don Plant <dplant9146@comcast.net>
Date: 2013-09-21
Our Common Ancestor John Martin
May I contact you? (email address) no website. Yes, you may contact me.
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Roby N Martin 4th ggm
Comments:
Well sorted website. Great resource.
Roby, Noble, Daniel,Jr. Daniel, Melatiah, John
Question: You have Daniel's wife listed as Tabitha Lewis. I have also seen Tabitha Carpenter on other sites. Where did Lewis come from?

 

Name: Sandra Fleming <sandraflem@att.net>
Date: 2013-08-11
Our Common Ancestor not sure
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families not sure
Comments:
Looking for a connection: between a Wickham/Martin marriage perhaps..... Asher Abner Wickham had a son by the name of Asher Martin Wickham b: 1787 New York. I was thinking this could of been a female surname for Asher Abner Wickham's mother??

 

Name: William E. Martin, Jr. <motzz@aol.com>
Date: 2013-04-21
Our Common Ancestor John Martin, Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England
Comments:
I would like to know about the Martins that went to Illionis to see if they match my records. Thanks. Bill
 

Name: Stephen Martin <stevestreetlight@aol.com>
Date: 2013-04-13
Our Common Ancestor ??Ebenezer Martin b. 1684
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families ??John Martin b. 1710
Comments:
I am 7 generations descended from John, looking for his forebear (maybe grandfather) who came to America, maybe from Wales. I have a memoir written by my great-great grandfather Stephen Martin b. 1835 stating "The Martins were of Welsh descent," and that "The first persons who settled in the Mass. Bay Colony by the name of Martin were two brothers who had followed the trade of weaver in the old country. One brother a few years later removed to what is now Rhode Island, and little or nothing is known concerning him after his removal. The other brother remained in what is now Mass." The Rhode Island brother may be your forebear. I got Ebenezer from an Ancestry Family Tree for the Evans family kept by NancyClay8 (whom I have emailed for input) as the father, born 1684, of my John b. 1710. It's possible your Bartholomew Martin, d. 1711, was Ebenezer's cousin, or second cousin. For some reason the Confirmation page that follows says you can't contact me, even though I filled in my email: stevestreetlight@aol.com. Please do contact me.


 

Name: bartholomen Martin <bumtay987@yahoo.com>
Date: 2012-11-25
Comments:
I goggled my name and I came across your site I don't believe we're related but good job I found myself feeling important
 

Name: Sharon Bittner <bitther_s@yahoo.com>
Date: 2012-07-24
Our Common Ancestor Ebenezer Martin / William M.
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families William's son James & his dau Rhoda
Comments:
My gr-grandfather marr Rhoda Martin in IL after her father James left NY to farm in here in IL. James descends from Wm. who descends from Ebenezer. I believe that Eben. served in Rev. War from Berkshire Co., MA. For DAR purposes I am seeking any hard copy proofs (birth-death-marr sources) to prove this line. Old family genealogy books, history bks. of a region, courthse. docs, cemetery records, etc. all work. Can anyone suggest or supply such proofs? Thanks.
 

Name: Craig Mowrey <craig.mowrey@gmail.com>
Date: 2012-03-08
Our Common Ancestor David Clark Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families David is by 3rd great grandfather on my mother's side.
Comments:
Joyce,
Great list! Is there any way to see your tree? I have it that Ebenezer Martin, Sr. married Tabathy Smith, and his son Ebenezer Jr married Sarah Capron. Their son David Clark Martin is our common ancestor. My tree is on Geni.com.
Regards,
Craig

 

Name: Alan Wayne Martin <alanchris.martin@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-11-12
Our Common Ancestor David Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families ggg grandson of David Martin
Comments:
Joyce

I'm a cousin from Fairbanks, Alaska.
My folks, Harvey and Margaret now live in Sequim, WA.
My Dad is the genealogy nut in the family. I told him I had seen somewhere a reference to David Martin's father Ebenezer, information he didn't have. So he wanted me to refind it for him. So I started googling.

His email is lleellaanndd@gmail.com




 

Name: Dale Boyd <brucecreek3253@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-11-09
Our Common Ancestor My fathers mother/Martin
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families She was my grandmother.
Comments:
My Grandmothers father was Joeseph Libe Martin who settled in this area of Arkansas early 1800's Married into the Gaither family. My grandmother and two of her sisters married My Grandfather and two of his brothers. I am now trying to follow leads down on all the different lineages of my family back to there start in this country.In my fathers lineage I am the sixth generation in this country from scotland. If you have any leads that might help I would appreciate the assistance. And if there is anything I can do from my end I will pass it own from the great state of Arkansas.
 

Name: Michelle Schechter <trcyluv.mcikey@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-09-14
Our Common Ancestor kevin's cousin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families cousin inlaw
Comments:
joyce, Angel and I are trying to trace the o'connell walsh family tree and we can't find the paper you gave us. can you help us out
 

Name: Betsy DiBenedetto <Betsyleebig@aol.com>
Date: 2011-07-26
Our Common Ancestor Emma Martin
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Martin
Comments:
Have been trying to go back from Emma. I know she was from Bristol County,Mass.
 

Name: Cynthia (Cindy) Capello <2CindyCapello@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-07-03
Our Common Ancestor John Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families My 11th ggrandfather
Comments:
Been to the Martin House Farm at age 3, then again with my husband & children in 1995. The last male Martin in my direct line is Benjamin Franklin Martin- who is my ggrandmother Clara Frances Martin's father. He was born in 1834 (Swansea, MA) & married Mary Anna Barney & my ggrandmother Clara was the last of 4 children. That line would have stayed in RI (Warren) but because of company relocation to Phila, PA (American Engineering Co.) my ggrandfather Fred Nelson Peck's employer, they had no choice. So that line after my only child grandmother, Ellen Viola Peck Burks, stayed there. I was born there along with my husband Rich & our 3 children. We moved to DE 19 years ago. Our grandson Paul was born here & is the 1st. All in all, am the 11th generation down from John. Can't locate the original family genealogy I was given at the farm- but remember the original ones came over in 1634/5. Wasn't John born then, so was it Edward that came with Johanna? I remember it was starting to get warn with use, so put it in a plastic bag- where I can't find yet. So just thought I'd let you know of another cousin you have. Hope to hear from you soon, Joyce!- Cindy :>)
 

Name: Joyce Royal <joyce.royal@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-06-02
Our Common Ancestor Ebenezer Martin
May I contact you? (email address) No
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families My husband's family
Comments:
Our family history stated that Ebenezer Martin (b. 1738) and his brothers fought in the Revolutionary War. Do you have any documentation for this? Your site is awesome! Thank you.

 

Name: Jung Françoise <jungfr@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-03-09
Our Common Ancestor Meyer Oberseebach
Comments:
Par ma mère Louise MEYER (née à Ostwald, Bas-Rhin).Mes grands-parents maternels était : son père, Martin MEYER et sa mère, Marie WALTER, tous les deux de Oberseebach, Bas-Rhin
Cordialement

 

Name: Charlie (Martin) Schultz <charlye46@comcast.net>
Date: 2011-01-29
Our Common Ancestor ? MARTIN
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families don't know yet
Comments:
My GGfather was Orland Fredarick Martin, Married Elva Alsip
He was born in 1869 She in 1870. I did find on Ancestry .com he was adopted in I owa when he was 11 I think it was the 1870 censis. It is like he came from no where. They married in Lee Co IL. I have their marriage licence but can read very much of it. Thank You For Listening Charlie

 

Name: Sharon Bittner <bittner_s@yahoo.com>
Date: 2011-01-24
Our Common Ancestor Ebenezer Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families via son William M. & Tryphena Cogswell
Comments:
Gen. 1-Ebenezer 2-son William 3-his son James 4-his daughter Rhoda 5-her son Leslie 6-son Gail 7-me. Generations 3-7 have all lived in Bureau Co., IL. Does anyone have proof that Ebenezer served in the Revolutionary War?
 

Name: Debbie Waugh <deebie42063@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-12-04
Our Common Ancestor Ebenezer Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Martin family
Comments:
My 7th great grandfather was Ebenezer Martin Sr. I have a picture of Hannah Cornelia Martin daughter of William H Martin(1818-1860), her brother Simeon, and sister Mary A Martin and some others. Would love to share and talk more about our connection.
 

Name: Julie Straton <j.straton@comcast.net>
Date: 2010-10-04
Our Common Ancestor John and Tamson Martin
May I contact you? (email address) www.juliestraton.com
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Delana Martin Shaw
Comments:
This genealogy thing has become an obsession! Like a fascinating puzzle I can't put down, I am wondering how to get past the information 'black hole that was' the early 1800's. Stuck at John Martin, VT, 1800 and Tamson (Drew?) Martin, NH,1802. Evidently the names Tamson and Delana are tough for transcribers as they most often show up completely changed.

Thanks for any help from any quarter,
Julie Straton

 

Name: judy nelson hale <jdy_hl@yahoo.com>
Date: 2010-08-31
Comments:
I do genealogy for people, right now I'm working on Martin families. Josephus Martin- date unknown- married Melissa Shirkey, in Ohio. He was a Civil war vet. Southeastern Ohio is where they married. I am related thru the Nelson's. I believe that Melissa Shirkey's mother was Nancy Nelson/dau. of John Nelson(1780-1871)and Elizabeth Kirby(1780-1853)Do you have a Josephus Martin, in your files?
 

Name: trina darbey <trinadarbey@gmail.com>
Date: 2010-08-02
Comments:
Yes u may contact me. My myers are from ohio and pa.
 

Name: trina darbey <trinadarbey@gmail.com>
Date: 2010-08-02
Our Common Ancestor ??
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families im related to charles and laura myers.
Comments:
I don't know if there is a connection???
 

Name: Jean Van Leuven <jean@rockisland.com>
Date: 2010-05-15
Comments:
My maiden name is Martin. Am trying to find the parents of my ggggrandfather John S Martin born Aug 17, 1777 somewhere in Pennsylvania. He married Sarah Michener and we have good proof of their families since 1810. Jean
 

Name: Judy Sue Peterson Huseby Kelley <jskelley@olypen.com>
Date: 2010-04-16
Our Common Ancestor Ebenezer Martin?
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Granddaughter of Delph O. Martin
Comments:
Joyce, you have to add the State of Washington to your list because there are 4 of us up here communicating with you. We all intend to be at the Martin family reunion in Twin Falls, Idaho, this summer June 24-26. I so enjoy your enthusiasm. My mother is Roberta "Bobbie" Martin Peterson. My sister, Eileen, also enjoys geneology
 

Name: Ev <everamc@aol.com>
Date: 2010-02-25
Our Common Ancestor Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families wife is martin decendent
Comments:
My wife is great great great great grand daughter of John Capron who married Jemima Martin , dau. of Ebenezer and Tabathy Smith. Have some more info on these if you can open Excell spread sheets and of course our own questions
 

Name: Walter D. Martin <Martinmnt@aol.com>
Date: 2009-12-14
Comments:
I'm standing by the same "brick wall" as you and have been since I started in the 1980's.
I would love to send my Martin line and what I have so far to see if we can make a connection.
My last documented for sure Martin ancestor is John Martin born 1800 in Vermont, died in 1870 in Lawrece, St. Lawrence, NY. He was married to Tamson Drew, whom I've just been able to find and make the connection.

Thank you so much.
Walter D. Martin
Martinmnt@aol.com

 

Name: Phil DeSilva <desilva@comcast.net>
Date: 2009-11-21
Our Common Ancestor Banfield Capron
Comments:
Hi Joyce
 

Name: Phil DeSilva <desilva@comcast.net>
Date: 2009-11-21
Our Common Ancestor Banfield Capron
Comments:
Hi Joyce
 

Name: Ruth <rootie@rootie.org>
Date: 2009-11-08
Our Common Ancestor Ebenezer
May I contact you? (email address) http://rootie.org
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Edward-Fayette Martin
Comments:
I need your latest email address for my website.
 

Name: Katherine M. Karry <kmkarry@comcast.net>
Date: 2009-08-26
Our Common Ancestor MARTIN
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families lydia martin thomas
Comments:
she was born to Albert Martin and Rachel J. Shellman of Oneonata, NY. Albert was son of Jeremiah Martin 1795 Vermont and Lois Warson--warren 1801 Vermont. Lydia oldest of 8 children

Admire your study greatly. And since starting the hard way I am constantly being amazed at the material now available. Want to thank you.

 

Name: Ann Parrish <AParrsh@aol.com>
Date: 2009-07-01
Our Common Ancestor John Martin & Joanna Eustance (Estens)
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families descended from John & Joanna's daughter Jemima
Comments:
An attractive and informative site!
 

Name: Karen (Ritter) Anderson-Davis <kad8183@gmail.com>
Date: 2009-06-30
Our Common Ancestor Ferdinand Ritter my Great Great Grandfather
May I contact you? (email address) kad8183@gmail.com
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Great Grandfather and your Great Grandmother were siblings
Comments:
I am one of Lewis Ludwig Ritter(Therrese Amann) descendants I believe his sister Josephine married Peter Meyers. Not sure how much info you have on our family, I know my sister Mary had been in contact with you as you said. Thank you for any info you might have. Wish I could find out more about Heinrich Konrad Ritter and Anna C. Nuss.
 

Name: Patricia Martin <plmartin5@hotmail.com>
Date: 2009-01-28
Our Common Ancestor BARTHOLOMEW MARTIN
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families GGGGGGGGrandaughter
Comments:
Hi,

My name is Patricia Martin. Long line of desendents of Bartholomew Martin, whose son Ebenezer moved West. My great grandfather was James Martin and his grandson Leonard L Martin is my father from Esterville Iowa. Did you ever find anything out about Bartholomew Martin , of if any of his descendants severed in the Revolutionary War? Any information would be very helpful and very appreciated. You can reach me at plmartin5@hotmail.com. I think we're cousins!...Thanks again, Patti Martin

 

Name: Bill <bill@yaho.com>
Date: 2008-03-30
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Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families TOlAKUutgMlyg
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Name: Bela <bela@ol.com>
Date: 2008-03-29
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Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families kPjoUZtFRFxHltvad
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Name: Neli <nel@yhoo.com>
Date: 2008-03-20
Our Common Ancestor dmUnZpJsfj
May I contact you? (email address) QvWFLzzpCgNSqQKsYdK
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families CoyulnQXCQsGKJuY
Comments:
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Name: Helen Alcorn <helen_al@yahoo.com>
Date: 2008-03-05
Our Common Ancestor Myers
May I contact you? (email address) helen_al
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families I have Myers /Meyers in my family line
Comments:
I have beenlooking for the Myers children or cousin of mind
 

Name: Tara Krumhauer Martell <princessbird3@yahoo.com>
Date: 2008-02-17
Our Common Ancestor Josephina Ritter
Comments:
Josephina Ritter is my Great-Great Grandmother. You have done such wonderful work on the Ritter and Myers line. I was wondering if there was a way on Rootsweb to see your sources. I am fairly new to this, but am understanding I should find sources on everything.
 

Name: Eileen Peterson Thompson <te_home@hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-10-30
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families ggranddaughter of Edwin Avery Martin
Comments:
Hi, Joyce - We just came back from a three week trip to Cape Cod, Washington DC and Williamsburg. It was our first trip to that part of the country. Thanks to information you provided at our reunions, we stopped at the Martin House Farm in N. Swansea. It was not open for viewing, but my husband and I had the opportunity to walk around the farm. Thank you so much. We hope to see you at the Martin reunion next year in Bellingham, Washington (we live in Renton, Washington).
 

Name: Charles Heywood <cheywood@knology.net>
Date: 2007-10-29
Our Common Ancestor John Martin (d.1713) of Barrington, RI
May I contact you? (email address) yes
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families my great-great parents were Philander Soper and Jerusha Martin of Rome, NY
Comments:
I would very much like to compare notes with you. Calvin Martin, b.1769, son of Nathaniel, came to Oneida County with his wife Jerusha Humphrey Martin sometime early in the 19th c. Their daughter Jerusha Martin married Philander Soper, b. 1785 in Huntington, NY (Long Island), in Rome in 1810. Jerusha Martin was born in Barrington in 1791, died in Rome in 1844. James Soper, son of Philander and Jerusha Martin Soper, was born in Rome in 1830. he was in the lumber business, a business which continues today in California. James was father of Helen Soper, who married my grandfather, Dr. Charles W. Heywood. I have a good bit more if you are interested.
 

Name: Billy Santiago <quzzd@quxajsr.mt>
Date: 2007-06-07
Our Common Ancestor Ismael Roy
May I contact you? (email address) Annamarie Robertson
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Marc Vaughn
Comments:
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Name: Gerry Myers Reniger <gerryreniger@modempool.com>
Date: 2007-05-28
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families sorry, no connection
Comments:
My ggg grandfather- Stephen Myers Sr b. 1740, Stephen Myers Jr. b.1786 in N.Y. his son George Myers b. 1829 N. Y. son Henry Myers b.1863 N.Y. son Lewis Myers b. 1900.
You have a very nice web site.
Gerry

 

Name: Grace Martin Keller <kellerg@bresnan.net>
Date: 2006-10-03
Our Common Ancestor don't know if there are any
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Martin
Comments:
Greetings & Thank you for all your hard work & time spent on these searches. My brick wall is my great grandparents Leonardis-Leondis & Armina Metcalf-Metcilf Martin. They were both born in Iowa. They had one son Herbert Leonedis Martin, who when he was 2 months old moved to Kansas with grandparents Metcalf & the Fuller & Billings families. Leonardis & Armina dropped out of sight. My grandpa Herbert married Gracelia Ellen Harrell 1 Jan 1901 & had 9 children (last one died within 2 months). My dad, Raymond & his siblings would not talk about their past. I have been researching since Oct 2005. I have come up with a few gems but hope to find many more. There was a Martin that came over with the Mayflower; Also Fuller. I have not been able to connect them yet. Enough for this time. I am looking forward to hearing from you. By the way, I'm 61 & live in Brush Colorado; 6 Pinneo 80723 970 842 9842 Sincerely Searching, Grace
 

Name: MFEMFEM MFEMFEMF <phylliscampbell@ctc.net>
Date: 2006-08-28
Our Common Ancestor martin
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families martin
Comments:
reseaching the George L. Martin and family, son George Washington Martin, north carolina- you may reach me at my e-mail
 

Name: MFEMFEM MFEMFEMF <phylliscampbell@ctc.net>
Date: 2006-08-28
Our Common Ancestor martin
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families martin
Comments:
reseaching the George L. Martin and family, son George Washington Martin, north carolina- you may reach me at my e-mail
 

Name: ROBERTA SCHELSTRATE <SCHELSTRATEBIGG1@AOL.COM>
Date: 2006-08-07
Our Common Ancestor ?
Comments:
mY DADS SISTER (Opal O. Garzee married a fellow , last name (Martin) they had a girl , Betty and a son , Roy Martin .Betty (m) Mel Workman..they had2 adopted kids Jack & Patty . Opal was (b) Aug.-08-1886 & (d) Aug.-16-1956 .
 

Name: Judy Peterson Kelley <jskelley2@mchsi.com>
Date: 2006-06-27
Our Common Ancestor Bartholomew Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Roberta Charlotte Martin is my mother.
Comments:
Enjoyed seeing you and Kevin at our Los Altos Martin reunion.
 

Name: Catherine Watts Ellis <roncathyellis@paradise.net.nz>
Date: 2006-04-28
Our Common Ancestor ?
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Myers
Comments:
I am just "looking around." My gggrandfather, George E. Myers, was born in 1819 in W. Manchester,York,PA and is buried in East Berlin, Adams, PA. Your comments on the change in the Myers name....Meyer/Mayer is helpful. Thanks. I think George's father was Michael Mayer/Meyer. I am not sure where to go to find out more about Michael. Any suggestions?
 

Name: Lana England <oldridgepurple@yahoo.com>
Date: 2006-03-21
Our Common Ancestor Myers
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families ??
Comments:
I live in KY and my GGU was raised by a Martin that he was related to on the Smith side. My Myers family came from Rowan Co. NC and have only found one other from Rowan Co. NC. My GGGGF was Cornelius Myers, Sr. I read some of you website and was really impressed. I hope I can go that far back.
 

Name: Harold B. Myers <hmyers2468@sbcglobal.net>
Date: 2006-02-10
Comments:
Gotleib Myers and Catherine Cratzer or Keotzer were my Great Grand Parents, I have traced them to Penn. in 1860
 

Name: elizabeth hassett <ebbie3am@aol.com>
Date: 2006-02-01
Our Common Ancestor obersabach
Comments:
My grandfather,ADAM sCHNEIDER,in 1899came to the us from Obersabach.He was supposedly going to nyc to uncle KNITTLE.
 

Name: Nancy Myers Hagan <nancyhagan42@hotmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-04
Our Common Ancestor ?
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families ?
Comments:
Just starting to check your website for possible clues to my great grandfather Elijah Chriswell Hughes Myers b ca 1832 perhaps PA. Sometimes he used E C H Myers or C H Myers.
 

Name: Donna <datschirky@aol.com>
Date: 2005-08-06
Comments:
Where are the Perkins'....? I have Perkins from New York. Some are in Canada, others in Michigan, Illinois, etc.
 

Name: JR Key <marionjrkey@aol.com>
Date: 2005-07-08
Our Common Ancestor pare lee martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Fathers mother
Comments:
Hi my nane is JR and i live in Ga. i was just trying to find some info on my grandmother as she died when my father was in his teens,They lived in gainsville,GA and she married my grandfather and his name was Homer Key they where married in july 1907,If you have any info on the martins there are the key family i would appreciate it

Thanks JR

 

Name: Cindy <ladyluc@lani.net>
Date: 2005-04-08
Our Common Ancestor ??
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Martin
Comments:
I was hoping you would be able to help me, but i don't seem to see any of my Martins. I have only proven back to Experience Martin (not the one you have) b 4 Oct, 1767 d 5 Apr 1857 and Married John Cox. They seem to be the New Jersey line and very difficult to track. But I loved your work and even though I couldnt use any of it, I appreciate your sharing and helping all of us that are having problems.
 

Name: Garry Rose <Garrygenerose@aol.com>
Date: 2005-02-05
Our Common Ancestor ?
May I contact you? (email address) No
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Martin
Comments:
Jacob C. Martin Born in Connecticut (of parents born there as well )about 1826. He married in New York and had three children there that lived before going to Wisconsin and then to Mower County, Minnesota with anew wife and had my Grandfather Manly Leroy Martin in 1883.
 

Name: Ruth Strouse <rootie@geeknet.com>
Date: 2005-01-18
Our Common Ancestor Bartholomew Martin
May I contact you? (email address) http://rootie.geeknet.com
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Marcia Chloe Martin
Comments:
Have we corresponded? I visited Mexico, NY this July and was very close to Caroline Pike's grave and didn't realize it. My mother lives near Wadena, MN, and I've gone up there for years and never realized that my ancestor, Chloe Hopkins Martin was buried there. I knew Lettie Martin Irish lived in Bemidji, MN but my grandmother said that there were Martins in Wadena. Now I know for sure. Thanks for all your hard work. I can help you fill in some of the details. I visitied Sharon Cemetery (and Prophetstown) at Thanksgiving. I still have family in the area. I'm in Minn.
 

Name: Randy Martin <r3martin@earthlink.net>
Date: 2004-11-28
Our Common Ancestor n/a
Comments:
Have you ran across Murdock Martin born 7-23-1827?
 

Name: Shannon Kempf <shannonjoeker@charter.net>
Date: 2004-10-11
Our Common Ancestor Lottie Martin (WI), daughter of Charles Martin (OH)
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Lottie Martin (married to Edwin Barzilla Dunham) is my gg grandmother
Comments:
I have no clue how they are related to your Martins (I'm sure they must be somehow), but my Martins apparently were nomads, too. Charles and (Caroline) Elizabeth moved around a lot before settling in Wisconsin. (At least one of their children was born in Indiana.)
 

Name: sandi casper <sandi_casper@yahoo.com>
Date: 2004-10-07
Our Common Ancestor dont know
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families grandfather David H Martin
Comments:
Was told by my grandfather at about age 11 , that wwe had ancestors come over on the Mayflower, thought some sources said Christopher Martin had 4 children born in England? but apparently not, thanks for replying to my inquirey, Sandi
 

Name: Mary Damery <mazie17@aol.com>
Date: 2004-10-05
Our Common Ancestor Martin
Comments:
My Martin side is mainly from Vermont and Mass/ my brick wall is William H. Martin from Brandon Vermont, my fathers mother was a Pike, they were mostly from Mass. and N.H.
Sure wish I could find William he married Nancy Rogers. her father was George Rogers, just a bit of my info.

 

Name: virginia martin <vmart1@bellsouth.net>
Date: 2004-09-26
Our Common Ancestor ???????
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families grandfather was a Meyer;
Comments:
I doubt that there is a real connection, but the names are too much to ignore! My grandfather was a Meyer, but from Germany, living in Minnesota. My mother's family includes Martins, from the Baltimore area, originally from England, and my husband is a Martin (the French and Cajun ones)and my gggrandmother on my father's side was an O'Connell! small world isn't it?
 

Name: Lesley Macomber <lesley.macomber@s1.com>
Date: 2004-07-26
Our Common Ancestor Not sure
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Albert Francis Martin
Comments:
Hi,

My grandfather was (according to my deceased mother) the last of the Martin family to emigrate from England to Swansea and live in the the Martin House Farm. He later built A house in East Providence, RI in 1910. He was a blacksmith. In your travels, have you heard anything about Albert Francis Martin?

 

Name: Victoria Forsell (Vizecky) <bigbri@sherbtel.net>
Date: 2004-06-22
Our Common Ancestor Stella Martin-Vizecky
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families James Vizecky Jr.
Comments:
James Vizecky, Jr. was my father. It was really great to meet you at the MN family reunion!
 

Name: Shirley Chaney (I have revisited your site! <smchaney@greenapple. com>
Date: 2004-05-26
Our Common Ancestor Ebenezer Martin
May I contact you? (email address) No
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families ggranddau. to David C. & Teresse Denison Martin
Comments:
I enjoy coming back to read again...mainly when I get in a genealogy quagmire...and am encouraged by your work to try a different angle, but just keep on digging yourself out of that particular spot!
 

Name: MBurton <marburton@hotmail.com>
Date: 2004-01-28
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Fresons
Comments:
Great Job, Joyce! What a lot of work you've done!!!
 

Name: Joerg <grossbongardtj@web.de>
Date: 2003-12-17
Our Common Ancestor Paul Ritter
Comments:
Hello Joyce,
you've done a great job.
I promise to share any new information on our Ritters.
Hope to meet you one day in Hagenbach.


 

Name: Jos. King <jaking@tvec.net>
Date: 2003-12-08
Our Common Ancestor TBF
Comments:
Ancestor Martin Ausin King is born NY 1815. Father was William King b. RI 1787 masrried at Nelson, Madison co., NY 1808 to MARY Booh -- Hoping that Martin Austin is a clue.
 

Name: Brian Rasha <Rasha18@msn.com>
Date: 2003-12-03
Our Common Ancestor Racha & Ritter
Comments:
Thankyou for emailing me back . What I'M looking for are
Rasha &Racha Amos,Mary,Fred,Edward were my great uncles
Frank was my great grandfather .Also would like to read
Marilla Grimes writting I been told she did the famil tree
How can I get that Broder Family Archive 110 vol ed 5
Thankyou hope to hear from you Brian

 

Name: Barbara Freed <bbftree@aol.com>
Date: 2003-11-19
Our Common Ancestor William Martin Jr and Jemima Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Sarah Martin who married Bartholomew Baker
Comments:
You have done a wonderful job on your web page. I see that you have me in your database there. I can be of some help if you would like additional info on the descendants of Bartholomew Baker and Sarah Martin. They are my 4th great grandparents.
 

Name: m. bell <honeebee@jps.net>
Date: 2003-11-02
Our Common Ancestor issac martin
Comments:
I haven't read your pages yet....... This is the Martin I am looking for.
 

Name: Randall Nelson <Wandering1@Bellsouth.net>
Date: 2003-10-28
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Jessica Dunn
Comments:
Enjoyed meeting you at the wedding of Keith and Jessica last weekend.
 

Name: Joyce Hendricks <Jjhenjhen@aol.com>
Date: 2003-10-20
Our Common Ancestor None
May I contact you? (email address) No
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families My great-aunt, Alice Shorey, married Frank Myers
Comments:
Joyce,
You have a very nice web-site, I have visited several times.

 

Name: Larry Poncinie <larsft@earthlink.net>
Date: 2003-10-15
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Johann Christian Meyer
Comments:
Johann Christian Meyer, b. 1836 Alsace
Lake County, IL 1860
Died before 1900

 

Name: Lorabell Arbogast <bellarbo@pld.com>
Date: 2003-10-12
Our Common Ancestor unknown
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Eril Myers
Comments:
My great-grandmother was Eril Myers who married James Cunningham probably at Vicennes Co. Indiana and she is buried at Selden, KS. I have no other info on her.
 

Name: tom wetherell <leggiero@spnt.com>
Date: 2003-10-11
Our Common Ancestor William Wetherell
Comments:
nice site:
would you like an update on
Reverend William Wetherell/Witherell and his family???
would be glad to provide it

 

Name: sharon wieland <sadge@umich.edu>
Date: 2003-10-10
Our Common Ancestor ?
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families My grandmother's great grandmother was a Meyer from Strasbourg
Comments:
I have barely started researching the Meyer line as so much of the queries on the web are in French. There were both Christian and Jewish Meyers & I understand that the Jewish Meyers were a very well-to-do and influential family in Alsace Lorrain. There was an assortment of religions in my grandmother's line - her family were Huguenots who went to
Germany, by the time of her birth her family was Catholic...all very interesting. She came to America in the late 1800's.

 

Name: Dave Anderson <soulran@hotmail.com>
Date: 2003-10-10
Our Common Ancestor not sure yet
May I contact you? (email address) none yet
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families My grandfather's mother was Nannie Martin from Clay City Kentucky
Comments:
I keep checking Martins' websites to look for connections from Kentucky back to Europe...no real success yet. Very nice website.
 

Name: Abigail Sarah Martin <abimar@att.net>
Date: 2003-10-09
Our Common Ancestor Bartholomew Martin?
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Martin
Comments:
My great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather was George Martin, born ca. 1660, either in England or the colonies, not clear. He married Abigail Lord of Salem, had at least one son, Thomas, was known to be in Newport, RI in 1680's-90's (court case records), probably died around the same time as Bartholomew, after which his son Thomas claimed "his father's land" in Martha's Vineyard. George may have spelled his name Martine or Martain at times, may have been a brother of Bartholomew, may have been a son of John of Barnstable, MA, and possibly cousin of the George Martin of Salisbury/Amesbury, MA whose widow Susannah (North) was hanged in Salem in 1692. His son Thomas married Amy Daggett (of the "Bow and Arrow Daggetts"--Martha's Vineyard Indian ancestor), a descendant of the enigmatic Hepzibah Brotherton, whose surname has been carried through this family as a first or middle name for many generations. Thomas and Amy had several children, including sons Thomas, Peter, and Brotherton, b. 1719, who left the Vineyard, married Betty Bartlett (five Mayflower ancestors including John and Priscilla Alden) in 1746, settled in Lebanon, CT and had six children. In 1761, they moved along with many others from Lebanon and other RI, CT, and MA areas, to Horton township, King's County, Nova Scotia, now Wolfville, with land grants to resettle the rich farmland there. In 1799, their youngest son Chandler married Nancy Comstock, a descendant of Balthazar DeWolfe and numerous royals dating back to the Plantagenets, and all the way back to the earliest kings of Scotland. Their son Rufus married Mary McQuarrie, had son Chandler (b. 1835) who married Martha Foxe and had son Frederick Brotherton Martin, b. 1875, my grandfather, who migrated back to Providence, RI, sometime before 1903 when he married my grandmother, Caroline Evans. Are we related??? By the way, are you aware that Martha's Vineyard was at one time called Martin's Vineyard? No one exactly knows why, though the captain of Bartholomew Gosnold's ship which made the first exploratory voyage to the island in 1602 was a John Martin, and his cartographer was John Brereton (Brere...Brother...Brotherton???)....
 

Name: Mary Matice <maryma_@hotmail.com>
Date: 2003-10-09
Our Common Ancestor Austin, Sweet, Hyde, Downing, Hyde, Kenyon,Sweet
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families unknown
Comments:
I reviewed your board and found multiple connected lines. For example John Austin who married Elizabeth Sweet is connected to my lines both in the Austin and Sweet lines. I own my Austin line book. I descend from Robert Austin of Rhode Island. He would have been John's Grandfather.
I counted 26 surnames in your works that connect to my lines.

 

Name: John Neustadter/Neustaedter <neustadt@tds.net>
Date: 2003-10-09
Our Common Ancestor none as far as I know
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families I live in Vernon,NY
Comments:
I do Genealogy I live in Vernon,NY (Next to verona}.
I do GenealogyGerman). I was born in Lancaster Co.
My parents were Dutch Prussian Mennonites Left Danzig area
of Poland and Germany for Russia and ln the after 1870
many settled in the Midwest.(Kanasa,Oklahoma,Dakotas and Minnesota. Many of myancestors came from Flanders and Holland during the Inquisition of the 1500-1600.
I was interested in the name of "Frison"There are many
Friesens in Holland and NW Germany.

 

Name: Bernard Lawrence MARTIN <benlmartin@aol.com>
Date: 2003-10-09
Our Common Ancestor probably none
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families probably a different Martin family
Comments:
I know my Great-grandfather, George Martin, my Grandfather Lawrence Martin, and my Father, Bernard Martin, all lived in Reading, Hamilton Co., Ohio. My Grandfather married Elizabeth Reisenberg from Germany, and like most residents of Reading, OH (near Cincinnati) had a German heritage. I don't know when my Great-grandfather arrived in Ohio or where he came from. I doubt any relationship to English Martins.
 

Name: Evangeline R. Denton <vangie1@adelphia.net>
Date: 2003-10-09
Our Common Ancestor John Tefft & Mary Barber
Comments:
I descend from their Daughter Tabitha Bethia Tefft (1652-1722)who married George Gardiner (1647-1723). Their daughter Hannah married Josiah Westcott. Then came Stowells, Masseys and Millards (my mother's mother was a Millard). One of my Millard cousins has done a great job on Rootsweb. His "handle" is Tazhub. If you put in my grandmother's name, Evangeline Ardella Millard, you will get to him sooner. There are myriads of Millard and Massey people, and most seem to be online (thank goodness!). Tefft was the first name I checked in your list. Now I'm going back to see what else I find. ;)
 

Name: MaryEllen <mar0898@msn.com>
Date: 2003-10-09
Our Common Ancestor ?
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families My mother was a Martin
Comments:
I can see no relationship, but I have a brick wall in my gggrandfather Alexander Martin. He lived in Canada, but according to what he reported on the 1851 census there, he was born in the USA. (no clue as to where)
Since so many from NY. Vt. and Ma. moved back and forth to Canada, I was just hoping to find a clue here.

 

Name: William John MARTIN <L.Martin@zen.co.uk>
Date: 2003-10-08
Our Common Ancestor Adam or Eve Martin
May I contact you? (email address) http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/m/a/r/William-J-Martin-Sale/
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families An interesting question?
Comments:
Have you any Irish ancestors?
 

Name: Shirley Chany-again! <smchaney@greenapple.com>
Date: 2003-10-05
Our Common Ancestor David C. Martin
May I contact you? (email address) No
Comments:
One comment I have read was that every family should have a JOYCE.
Well, I surely feel as if I do! JOyce, your constant help and encouragement is a blessing! Thanks for being in my "family" through these 10+ years!

 

Name: Janet Dale Steib McLaughlin <meejain@aol.com>
Date: 2003-09-24
Our Common Ancestor Elijah Peck and Clarissa Bates
May I contact you? (email address) meejain@aol.com
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Elijah Peck and Clarissa Bates
Comments:
Elijah (1781-1840) from Sheffield, Ohio, would have been my 4th Great Grandfather. My Grandfather, Homer Dennis Cleveland was born in Sheffield, Ohio. His parents were Carl Peck Cleveland and Margaret "Maggie" Marr.

I had to correct the "contact" mee by email, YES you can anytime!!!

 

Name: Ralph Frowe Moore <andmoore2@comcast.net>
Date: 2003-09-23
Our Common Ancestor Martin
Comments:
When I have time I'll read the whole thing! Thanks for the help you gave me with my Martin ancestors. Very impressive!
 

Name: David M. Holly <dlholly@lni.net>
Date: 2003-09-23
Comments:
Hi Joyce,
It is good to hear from you again. Thank you for sending me your web site. We had corresponded before in connection with my relationship to the Pecks. In your surname list under "Peck" I found William and Elizabeth who are my ancestors. They had three sons, Jeremiah, John and Joseph. I am descended through Joseph. John is the ancestor of Barbara Bush, the mother of President George W. Bush. I may have mentioned this before.
David M. Holly

 

Name: Rosanna M.Martin <ROMART@webtv.net>
Date: 2003-09-23
Our Common Ancestor grandparents
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families My maiden name was MYERS and I married into the Martin Family - my husband was Carleton F>Martin
Comments:
I know I shall enjoy following this website - it will be an on-going saga of two families that I am related to. This will be especially interesting to my grandchildren and great-grandchildren in years to come. I only hoope they will take an interest in their heritage and be as proud of their roots as I am. Thanksfor all of this to my daughter Joyce Martin O'Connell for she has certainly taken a huge interest in family. It always amazes me when I think about all the people who have come before me - all they went through to make a better life for themselves, the sacrifices they made, the hasrdwships
they endured, all to get this generation to this point where we can read about them through the magic of this computor. They would have had to write all this down by candle-light of oil lamp-light. We have letters written many years ago in pencil - probably did not have access to pen or ink Butwrite they did just the same and we are so thankful for that because they tell great stories.. Thanks to all of them and to you, too, Joyce

 

Name: Norma Richard <coombsie76@wmconnect.com>
Date: 2003-09-23
Our Common Ancestor Michael Pierce
May I contact you? (email address) No
Comments:
A good job Joyce.
 

Name: Carlene Martin Dunn <carlenedunn@charter.net>
Date: 2003-09-23
Our Common Ancestor Carleton Martin and Rosanna Myers Martin
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families my parents!
Comments:
Nice job, Joyce! I'm so pleased that you have chosen this as your vocation. Every family needs a "Joyce."
Thanks - I love you!
Carlene

 

Name: Shirley Chaney <smchaney@greenapple.com>
Date: 2003-09-02
Our Common Ancestor Ebenezer Martin, etc.
May I contact you? (email address) no
Your connection to the Martin or Meyers families Thru David Avery Martin
Comments:
Joyce, I am SO excited to see your efforts realized!
Now, I'm going through it all. Thanks and congratulations!