Murdoch Martin

Male 1759 - 1827  (68 years)


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  • Name Murdoch Martin 
    Born 1759  Isle of Skye, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died May 1827  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 158
      Murdock Martin
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 1M
      4F
      1 Slave

      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
      Murdoch Martin
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1M
      (0-10) 2M 4F
      1 Slave

      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
      Murdock Martin
      (45+) 1M
      (26-45) 1F
      (16-25) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 2M 1F
      (0-10) 1F
      1 Free Person
      1 Slave

      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
      Murdo Martin
      (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

      1827, May 10 -- Obituary, Carolina Observer [Newspaper], Fayetteville, NC
      On Saturday last, in Moore County, NC, Murdoch Martin Esq.
    Person ID I38887  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2021 

    Father Capt. John Martin,   b. 1726,   d. 5 Jan 1791, Isle of Skye, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Marion McLeod,   b. 1735,   d. 1 Oct 1784  (Age 49 years) 
    Family ID F14247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Flora Bethune,   b. 1765, Isle of Skye, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1840, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Farquhar Martin
     2. Mary Martin
     3. John Bethune Martin,   b. 1791,   d. Aft 1850, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +4. Christian Martin,   b. 1794,   d. Aug 1870, Calhoun County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. Angus Martin,   b. 1796, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +6. Margaret Martin,   b. 27 Dec 1800,   d. 28 Jun 1883  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F12561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1759 - Isle of Skye, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - May 1827 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    1795 Petition, Moore County, NC - Courthouse Relocation
    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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1113] Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, James Vann Comer, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).