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.
Wife Mildred Martin was the daughter of Capt. John Martin (1790-1836),
son of Richard Martin, and thus would have been
a cousin of her daughter Nancy's husband
Daughter Nancy married Nicholas Martin (1833-1904).
The 1860 Census for Stokes County lists Nicholas and wife Nancy Martin living
in the household of John and Millie Chandler.
Grandchildren James Andrew Martin and his brother
John Calhoun Martin lived with Mildred Chandler after their mother, Nancy, died
in 1865 when they were very young.
Hickory Daily Record, "Biography, James A Martin", 1957.
Census 1860, Stokes County; lists Nicholas and wife Nancy Martin living in household of John and Millie Chandler.
Corbitt, David Leroy, The Formation of the North Carolina Counties 1663-1943, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh NC, 1950.
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.
Martin, Dr. J. Kenneth, email re: Martin Genealogy to Lisabeth M. Holloway, Sep 10, 2005.
Wootten, William Patrick, Jr., "Martin Family Charts," ms.#A, no date, from collection of Nancy Martin Setzler & Alice Setzler Richmond.