Nicholas Martin
Born Oct 18, 1833 Ayersville, Rockingham Co. NC
Died Feb 27, 1904 Hickory NC

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Nancy M. Chandler

m. Jan 29, 1857
Stokes Co. NC
b. 1836
d. 1865

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
Lucetta "Kettie"
White Martin

m. Dec 11, 1866
Rockingham Co. NC
b. Feb 3, 1844
d. Dec 29, 1920
Hickory NC
Charlie Houston

b. Sep 10, 1867
Hickory NC
d. Apr 18, 1893
Nancy "Nannie" L.

b. Feb 27, 1869
Hickory NC
d. Apr 20, 1877
Lewis Henry

b. Oct 2, 1871
Hickory NC
d. Jun 16, 1902
Florence Victoria

b. Nov 9, 1873
Hickory NC
d. Jul 12, 1898
Rosa Anna

b. Sep 7, 1875
Hickory NC
d. Oct 19, 1949
Hickory NC
Wesley Nicholas

b. Dec 29, 1877
Catawba Co. NC
d. Oct 8, 1962
Wilmington DE
Walter Spurgen

b. Jul 26, 1880
Haywood Co. NC
d. Jul 28, 1929
Olivia Lucetta

b. Dec 5, 1882
Hickory NC
d. May 12, 1936
Robert Eugene

b. Mar 23, 1884
Hickory NC
d. Feb 14, 1955
Hickory NC
Sons James and John Calhoun Martin lived with their maternal grandmother, who was a Martin by birth, Mildred Martin (1811-1875), after their mother died when they were very young.
Nicholas was listed as "Trader" in the 1850 Rockingham Co. Census; as "tobacco mfr."
Nicholas Martin.
In 1880 Census for Catawba Co., son James is listed as 17 years old and working in a tobacco factory. The family is listed as follows:
Nicholas, age 45, married, tobacco manufacturer
L. Kate, age 36, wife, keeps house
John C, age 19, huckster
James A, age 17, works in tobacco factory
Charlie H, age 12, works in tobacco factory
Victoria, age 7
Rosa, age 5
Wesley L, age 2
Catawba Co. 1880 Census, Hickory NC, microfilm, Federal Archives, Philadelphia PA.
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.
Wootten, William Patrick, Jr., "Martin Family Charts," ms. #A, no date; from collection of Nancy Martin Setzler & Alice Setzler Richmond, 1993.