MARTIN, THOMAS - Weakley County, Tennessee | THOMAS MARTIN - Tennessee Gravestone Photos

Thomas MARTIN

Martin Family Cemetery
Weakley County,
Tennessee

May 10, 1776 - November 24, 1854
Aged 78 yrs, 6 Mo, & 14 dy
Son of William and Elizabeth Martin
Born in Buckingham County, Virginia

Epitaph:
"To all young people passing by,
As ye are now so once was I,
As I am now ye shall surely be,
Prepare in youth to follow me"

Thomas Martin is the patriarch of the families who moved from Halifax County, Virginia to Weakley County, Tennessee in the 1830's. The children of Thomas and Drucilla Martin married into families well known among Weakley County residents of today, including: Elizabeth (born 1802) married John F. Farmer; Mary C. (born 1804) married Francis T. Williams; William (born 1806) married Sarah Glass; Caroline (born 1808) married David K. Nowlin; Martha Bates (born 1812) married Alfred Higgs; Susan L. (born 1813) married James Adams, Jr.; and Malinda (born 1823) married Thomas Glass.

Photograph and data courtesy of:
bobfarmer@mac.com

Contributed on 7/8/13 by ashaw444
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Record #: 124

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Submitted: 7/8/13 • Approved: 7/8/13 • Last Updated: 8/15/15 • R124-G0-S3

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