1759 - 1827 (68 years)
||Murdoch Martin |
||Isle of Skye, Scotland
||Moore County, NC 
|Patriarch & Matriarch
- 1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 158
1791, Jan 1 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
#281 Murdock Martin entered 80 acres on McLendons Creek adjoining Campbell and John Cox.
1791, Jun 25 -- Land Grant #403, Moore County, NC
Murdock Martin received 80 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining John Cox, George Graham and Campbell. Thomas Graham and Augustine Lunsford were chain carriers.
1792, May 24 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 357
Deed from Murdock Martin to Donald McQueen was acknowledged
1792, Nov 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 374
Deed from William Barrett to Murdock Martin was proven by William Martin
1793, Mar 13 -- Land Grant #941, Moore County, NC
Patience Barrett received 50 acres located on east prong of McLendons Creek adjoining John McLeod and William Barrett. Murdoch Martin and John McLeod were chain carriers.
1794, Aug 1 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
#809 Murdoch Martin entered 70 acres northeast of Dry Creek adjoining Jacob McLendon and Thomas Matthews.
1794, Aug 1 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
#813 Murdoch Martin entered 30 acres on both sides of Jacobs Branch of McLendons Creek including where the road crosses the branch adjoining Campbell and Christopher Bathune.
1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 50
(26-45) 1M 1F
(0-10) 2M 4F
1803, Mar 12 -- Land Grant #1955, Moore County, NC
Neil McDonald received 100 acres located on Dry Creek of McLendons Creek adjoining Donald McDonald. Murdoch Martin and Donald McDonald were chain carriers.
1803, Mar 12 -- Land Grant #2050, Moore County, NC
Murdoch Martin received 24 acres located on Dry Creek of McLendons Creek adjoining Donald McDonald, Robert Graham and his own line. Donald McDonald and Neil McDonald were chain carriers.
1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 617
(16-25) 1M 1F
(10-16) 2M 1F
1 Free Person
1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
Murdoch Martin listed 200 acres valued at $670, 200 acres valued at $200 and 30 acres valued at $1.10
1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
Murdoch Martin listed 470 acres valued at $930
1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 316
(45+) 1M 1F
(16-25) 1M 3F
1824, Aug 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 42
Ordered that Murdoch Martin, Angus McKinnon and John Paterson Esq. be appointed to settle with Norman Mathewson, admr. of Malcom Mathewson, Dec'd.
1824, Aug 16 -- Record of Estates Book B Page 81-82, Moore County, NC
Estate of John Martin Dec'd. by Murdock Martin, Administrator. Items were purchased by the following: Angus Martin, Farquar Martin, Kenneth McCaskill, Walter Barrett and Murdoch McAulay. Notes due on the following: Birgis Davis, John B. Kelly, John Cheek, Jesse Womble, Jesse Sowell, Kenneth Murchison, Neil McLeod, John McLennon, John Gilbert, Roderick Murchison, Joab Cheeek, John Tyson, John Wadsworth, Nathan Barrett, Kenneth B. McIver, Donald Murchison, John Murchison, John Murchison [Taylor], Simon Murchison, Alex. Curry and wife, Murdoch McKenzie, Donald Chisholm, James Dowd, William Martin's Estate, James Dunlap, Wm. Campbell and Wm. Page.
1825, Aug 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 94
Deed from Murdoch Martin to Malcom Graham was proven by A. Martin
1827, May -- Chronicles and Records of Bensalem Presbyterian Church Page 19, Moore County, NC
Murdoch Martin died. Husband of Flora Bethune.
1827, May 10 -- Obituary, Carolina Observer [Newspaper], Fayetteville, NC
On Saturday last, in Moore County, NC, Murdoch Martin Esq.
1844 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #6
John C. Buie listed (for heirs of Murdock Martin) 352 acres valued at $898 and 2 black polls on McLendons Creek
||Moore County Wallaces
||8 Jun 2022 |
||Flora Bethune, b. 1765, Isle of Skye, Scotland d. 24 Dec 1840, Moore County, NC (Age 75 years) |
| || 1. Farquhar Martin|
| || 2. Mary Martin|
| || 3. John Bethune Martin, b. 1791 d. Aft 1850, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA (Age 60 years)|
|+|| 4. Christian Martin, b. 1794 d. Aug 1870, Calhoun County, MS (Age 76 years)|
|+|| 5. Angus Martin, b. 1796, Moore County, NC d. 1862, Montgomery County, NC (Age 66 years)|
|+|| 6. Margaret Martin, b. 27 Dec 1800 d. 28 Jun 1883 (Age 82 years)|
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||19 Jan 2019 |
||1795 Petition, Moore County, NC - Courthouse Relocation|
1795, Jan -- Petition, Nov 1794-Feb 1795 General Assembly Session Records, Box 3 Folder 15
The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly to move the courthouse to a more suitable location. Signers include: [selected signers] Michal Dickinson, Kindred Muse, James Hill, Himrick Hill, Kindred Muse, John Baton, Donald Martin, Murdoch Martin, Wm. Wright, Joseph Wright, Ezekieh Dunn, Dannel McLeod, Thomas Dunn, John Ritchardson, John Dunn, Gorg Morgin, Wm. Morgen, W. Barrett, Adam Comer, John Comer, Leanard Caggle, Andrew White, Thomas Smithermon, James Elkins, Ruben Freman, John Shuffeld, John Sheffeld, George Williams, Stephen Davis, Jesse Brown JP, William Dunn, Stephen Ritchandson, Ansel Melton Sener., Everit Wallis, Wm. Key, Nathaniel Melton, David Richardson, James Manes, John Gilliam, Christyen Stuts, Bartholomew Dunn, Angus MacIver and Allen Beaton.
||1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6|
Area includes portions of Wet, Dry, Mill, McLendons (southern), Drowning (northern), Cabin, Flag, Sings and Buffalo Creeks. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.
- [S1113] James Vann Comer, Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).
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