Nancy M. Chandler
Born May 26, 1836
Died Jan 18, 1865

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Nicholas Martin

m. Jan 29, 1857
Stokes Co. NC
b. Oct 18, 1834
Ayersville, Rockingham Co. NC
d. Feb 27, 1904
Hickory NC

b. Feb 7, 1858
Sandy Ridge, Stokes Co. NC
d. Feb 15, 1858
Sandy Ridge NC
John Calhoun

b. Apr 3, 1860
Sandy Ridge NC
d. Apr 23, 1936
Hickory NC
James Andrew

b. Nov 10, 1863
Sandy Ridge NC
d. Aug 10, 1921
Hickory NC
Map of North Carolina Counties in 1780, showing Surry County in the western wilderness. Map in 1800, showing location of Stokes County, formed from Surry in 1789. Stokes borders Rockingham County, which was formed in 1785 from Guilford County.
Husband Nicholas was listed as "Trader" in 1850 Rockingham Co. Census, and as "Tobacco mfr." in the 1880 Catawba Co. Census.
Photograph of Nancy "Nannie" M. Chandler Martin with description written by Rose Martin Holloway on back of photograph.
Sons James Andrew and John Calhoun Martin lived with Nancy's mother, who was a Martin by birth, Mildred Martin (1811-1875), after Nancy died in 1865 when they were very young. By 1880 they were back with their father.
In the 1880 Census for Catawba Co. NC, page 9, enumerated on Jun 3, 1880 the Nicholas Martin family is listed as follows:
Nicholas, age 45, tobacco manufacturer;
L. Kate, age 36, current wife Lucetta, keeps house;
John C, age 19, son, huckster;
James A, age 17, son, works in tobacco factory;
Charlie H, age 12, works in tobacco factory;
Victoria, age 7;
Rosa, age 5;
Wesley L, age 2.
Stokes Co. 1860 Census, lists Nicholas and wife Nancy Martin living in household of John and Millie Chandler.
Catawba Co. 1880 Census, Hickory NC, microfilm, Federal Archives, Philadelphia PA.
Corbitt, David Leroy, The Formation of the North Carolina Counties 1663-1943, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh NC, 1950.
Hickory Daily Record, "Obituary, John C. Martin", Apr 23, 1936.
Marriage Records of Stokes County, North Carolina, p. 66.
Martin, Dr. J. Kenneth, "Children of Andrew and Mazzie Mariah Martin", entry #670, Heritage of Rockingham County, NC., pp. 385-386.
Oakwood Cemetery List, NC Room, Catawba Co. Library.
Photograph of Nancy "Nannie" M. Chandler Martin, unknown date; on the back were her full b/d dates and the names of her sons, John C. and James Andrew, apparently written by Rose G. Martin Holloway.
Wootten, William Patrick, Jr., "Martin Family Charts," ms.#A, no date, from collection of Nancy Martin Setzler & Alice Setzler Richmond.