Born: About 1546
First Marriage: About 1584, Christopher Martin
Second Marriage: July 11, 1607, Thomas Bartlett
Richard Martin - May have been the brother of Isaac, Robert and Abraham Martin who settled in Rehoboth, Ma. and died in 1669 and 1670 with no heirs. Robert leaving his property to a brother, Richard, in England. Abraham's property went to the children of Richard and John Ormsby, who were relatives. Elizabeth Martin, sister of Robert, Abraham and Isaac was the wife of Deacon John Upham. Richard's will dated 6/2/1686 and probated 5/7/1695 names no wife.
Richard Martin was born on November 22. 1609 in Ottery St. Mary, Devon, Eng. He died on March 02. 1694 in Rehoboth, Bristol, MA. Richard MARTIN married Judith Upham on June 14. 1632 in Ottery, St. Mary, Devonshire, England. "NOTICES: Genealogical and Histoical of the Martin Family of New England", by Henry J. Martin, Boston: Lee and Shepard, publishers 1880. 794. Judith Upham was born 1621 in Bicton, Devon, Eng. She died in , , England. She was the daughter of Richard Upham and Maria. Her sister Sarah Upham married Richard Ormsby. John Martin (son of Richard Martin and Judith Upham) was born on March 15. 1674 in Swansea, Bristol, MA. He died on November 03. 1757 in Swansea, Bristol, MA. John Martin married Marcy Hayward on October 11. 1701 in Swansea, Bristol, MA.
At the Rhode Island Historical Society Library at Providence, in D.A.R. record books of Vital Statistics compiled by various Chapters, by years. In Vol. for year 1956. Abstracts of Wills and Probates of Pawtucket, R.I.
Probate of Will;
Name; Richard Martin of Rehoboth, Colony of New Plymouth
Date; June 2, 1686 Probated; May 7, 1695
Wife; None mentioned
Sons; Richard Martin, Jr.; John Martin; Francis Martin.
Grandsons; John Martin (Richard's oldest son).
John Ormsby (Grace's eldest son).
Daughters; Grace Ormsby, Annis Chaffee
Executor; John Martin assisted by Deacon Samuel Newman, and Wm. Carpenter.
Inventory of estate:
Name; Richard Martin
Date; May 7, 1695
Entered; May 9, 1695
Son; John Martin Sister; (means sister of John) Annis Chaffee.
The Martin Genealogy by Henry J. Martin (1880) Chapter V.
Richard Martin died Mar. 2, 1694. Quotes from his will;
Item: It is my will that my grandson, John Ormsby, my daughter Elanor's son, shall posses and enjoy and improve my lands on the North of the Town of Rehoboth, divided and undivided, until my grandchildren in Old England come over to make use of them, and if, they never come over ---- the said John Ormsby to have and enjoy them for ever.
*Note here that the genealogist uses the name Elanor for Richard Martin's daughter, but at the probate proceedings the name Grace is used, as it is in other records.
Genealogy and History, Washington, D.C.
Sept. 1949. John Ormsby wed Elinor Martin and had Mary Ormsby who wed at Rehoboth, Mass May 20, 1696, Israel Sabin; and had 2 daughters who inherited their mother's portion of John Ormsby's estate. They were, Sarah Sabin born Nov. 26, 1697, and Elizabeth Sabin born Mar. 31, 1698.
Grace Martin was born September 1640 in England. Grace was the daughter of Richard Martin and Elizabeth Salter. Grace died July 4, 1710.
E-mail October 22, 2000 from Virginia Ruth Tombaugh.
From: Virginia Ruth Tombaugh
To: Marilee Ormsby
Sent: Sunday, October 22, 2000 10:17 PM
My Ormsby family on my mother's side of the family:
Generations: (from the Family Tree Maker Computer program):
1. Richard Ormsby.
2. John Ormsby.
3. John Ormsby married Susannah"
...he was born 4/12/1667 in Massachusetts; also lived at Norwich, Conn. ...he died in Conn. on 7/11/1728; married in 1695. ...she died in 1752 in Conn.
4. John Ormsby married Mehitable Way:
...he was born 2/29/1704 in Conn. Also lived in Windham and Canterbury, Conn. ...daughter of George and Sarah (Neist) Way.
5. John Ormsby married Deborah Crane:
...he was born 10/22/1731 at Norwich, Conn. ...he died in December 1823 at Windham, Conn. married 11/14/1754. .she born 1730; died 1810. ...daughter of Isaac and Ruth (Waldo) Crane.
6. Eliphalet Ormsby married Sarah Robinson:
he born 1/08/1759; died 1829. ...she born 12/02/1758; died September 1823. married 1781. ...daughter of Daniel and Mary (Flint) Robinson.
7. Dyer Ormsby married Charlotte Wilcox:
...he born 1/19/1794; died 10/11/1873. ...she born 1802; died 1887/90. ...she descends from Edward Wilcox. ...they moved from Windham, Windham County, Conn. to New Albany, Bradford County, Pennsylvania in 1794.
8. Marinda Ormsby married George W. Simons:
...they moved from Pennsylvania to Cheney, Kansas.
9. Luverne Simons married Martha Louise Nestelroad.
...they moved from Cheney/Norwich, Kansas to Ringwood, Oklahoma.
10. Daisy Simons married Leland Ivan Beckner:
...they are my parents. ...she born December 26 at Norwich, Kansas. died 1993 at Wichita, Kansas. ...he was born September 4, 1910 at RoseHill, Kansas. ...the Beckner and Simons families were both living at Ringwood, Oklahoma. ...they married September 21, 1932 at Enid, Oklahoma. ...children: Garvin, Virginia, Melburn, Donald, Dennis, Ivan, Karen. ...(2 of my dad's sisters and 2 of my mother's brothers): ...Ruby Beckner married Leslie Simons: married in Enid, Oklahoma in 1932. ...Thelma Beckner married Everett Simons: married in 1932 at Enid, Oklahoma. ...(2 of my mother's sisters married a set of brothers): ...Lillian Simons married Merell Romhild. ...Irene Simons married 3 times: (1st. husband) Charles Romhild.
11. Virginia Ruth Beckner married Marvin Leverne Tombaugh:
...children: Annette, Doreen, Georgya, and JoAnn. they are have families of their own.
Father: Richard Martin
Mother: Katherine Lyde
Date of Birth: About 1609
Place of Birth: Dedham, Norfolk, MA
Christened: Nov. 22, 1609, Ottery, ST. Mary, Devon, England
First Marriage: June 9, 1631, Elizabeth Salter (Ellis)
Date of death: March 2, 1694
Place of Death: Rehoboth, Bristol, MA
Spouse: Elizabeth Slater (Ellis)
Father: William Salter
Date of Birth: Aug 26, 1610
Place of Birth: Honiton On Otter, Devon, England
Christened: Feb. 16, 1640, Ottery, ST. Mary Devon, England
Date of Death: March 3, 1666
Place of Death: Rehoboth, Bristol, MA (Ottery, Devon, England)
Richard Martin, born Abt. 1609 in Ottery, St Mary's, Devon, England; died March 02, 1693/94 in Rehoboth, Bristol, MA. He was the son of Richard Martin and Katherine Lyde. He married. Elizabeth Salter or Ellis June 09, 1631 in Ottery, Devon, England.
Elizabeth Salter or Ellis, born August 26, 1610 in Honiton On Otter, Devon, England/Honiton, England; died Abt. 1666 in Rehoboth, Bristol, MA. She was the daughter of Robert Salter Ellis and Elizabeth Ffawkner.
Mayflower Quarterly Nov., Rehoboth MA Vital Records, and Snow-Estes
John Martin (Jan 20, 1651/52 - Aug 28, 1720 Rehoboth, MA) married Mercy Billington on June 27, 1681 Rehoboth. She b.Feb 25, 1651/52 Plymouth, d. Sept 28, 1718 Rehoboth.
John's sister, Grace Martin (1640 England - July 4, 1710 Rehoboth) married John Ormsby (b. Sept 21, 1640 - March 10, 1717/18 Rehoboth) on Jan 25, 1663/64 in Rehoboth.