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Andrew Martin
Born 1790? Rockingham Co. NC
Died Jul 14, 1856 Ayersville, Rockingham Co. NC

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Father
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Mazzie Mariah
Richardson

m. 1810
b. 1794?
Botetourt, Bedford Co. VA
d. Feb 24, 1864
Rockingham Co. NC
Joseph

b. 1811
Rockingham Co. NC
d. 1864
Richard

b. 1813
Rockingham Co. NC
d. 1895
Sarah C.

b. 1816?
Rockingham Co. NC
Andrew, Jr.

b. Jan 30, 1817
Rockingham Co. NC
d. 1884?
VA?
Samuel Thomas

b. 1819
Rockingham Co. NC
d. 1900
Charity Ann

b. 1822
Rockingham Co. NC
d. 1902?
Patrick Co. VA
Mary Jane

b. 1826
Ayersville NC
d. 1902
Rockingham Co. NC
Mazzie Mariah

b. Feb 3, 1827
Ayersville NC
d. Apr 5, 1912
Charlotte Elizabeth

b. 1829
Rockingham Co. NC
d. 1914
Harriett T.

b. May 15, 1831
Ayersville NC
d. Sep 18, 1915
Nicholas

b. Oct 18, 1833
Ayersville NC
d. Feb 27, 1904
Hickory NC
Rockingham County was formed in 1785 from Guilford County, NC. Map of North Carolina Counties in 1780, showing Guilford County in the western wilderness. Map in 1800, showing location of Rockingham County. Also, the website History of Rockingham County, NC.
Andrew purchased 100 acres in Ayersville from his father and lived on it. He accumulated over 2500 acres of land. In 1850 he owned 14 slaves, 13 horses, 14 head cattle, 70 hogs. His farm produced 5,000 lbs of tobacco, 1,000 bushels of corn, plus other crops.
In 1844, daughter Mary Jane married Hamilton Martin (1818?-1886), son of Jeremiah Martin (1794?-1870?) and Virginia Sharp.
Sources:
Joyce, Martin L., "Martin Ancestry", typewritten summary edited by Lisabeth M. Holloway.
Martin, Dr. J. Kenneth, "Andrew Martin", Heritage of Rockingham County, NC., entry 669, pp. 384-385.
Martin, Dr. J. Kenneth, "The Ayersville Martins", printed from personal website.
Minter, Emma Sue Hensley, "My Martin Family", Heritage of Rockingham County, NC., entry 667, pp. 383-384.
Webster Irene B., "Will of Andrew Martin", Will Abstracts of Rockingham County, v. 1, 1785-1865, drawn Nov 6, 1847, probated Aug 1858 in Rockingham Co. NC.