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BYRNE-HUFFMAN FAMILIESUpdated: 2009-08-03 02:27:04 UTC (Mon)
|Name: Phillip Wiggins MARTIN
Birth: ABT 1788 in PA, USA
Burial: Cynthiana, IN
Note: Don Ross Rumble farm
Change Date: 16 SEP 2005
They resided mostly in Gibson Co, Indiana, where their children were born.
is listed on the 1850 census for Montgomery, Gibson, IN with seven
children, but no Phillip. His youngest daughter, Sarah, was born in
1843. It can be assumed, therefroe that Phillip died sometime between
1843 and 1850 (ca 1846).
Robert Knowles, Phillip?s gg-gs, reports
that he visited the farm of Donald Ross Rumble near Cynthiana, IN in
2004. Don said he had Phillip?s tombstone in his yard. Phillip had been
buried in one of his fields and that the tombstone had been knocked
over and moved. The specific location of the grave, therefore, is
unknown. Phillip is supposed to have homesteaded this farm. Phillip was
a trustee of he Methodist Church in Cynthiana, a town a mile south of
the Posey-Gibson county border.
Bob and Betty Knowles report they
have information that Phillip?s death was in April 1850. This may be
from the bible of Mary Knowles Perry, Phillip?s granddaughter through
The Robert Gibson research shows Jesse H (b.ca 1825) as a
son but this is not confirmed by other records. Since Jesse is listed
is later sellling his 1/12 interest in Phillip?s land, it can
reasonably be assumed he is a son.
The marriage date of 13 May
1817 is actually the date of the marriage bond (contract) signing. The
actual ceremony probably took place in a church somewhat after this
An later abstract for Phillips Gibson County, Indiana,
land shows that William, the third child, bought his siblings? shares:
In 1851, John, Jesse, and Susan sold each of their 1/12 shares for
$300; In 1853, Christiana and Freelove sold their 1/12 shares for $120
and $112, respectively; In 1854, Polly sells 2/3 of her widow?s share;
In 1854, Syrilda sells her 1/12 for $400; In 1857, Newton sells his
share for $400; In 1864 Priscilla sells her 1/11 share for $400; In
1865, Ruben and Sarah sell their 1/12 shares for $440.
Father: John MARTIN b: 28 SEP 1766 in Hampsire Co, VA
Mother: Christen WIGGINS b: 30 OCT 1768 in Hampshire Co , VA
Mary (Polly) GUTHRIE b: ABT 1799 in KY, USA
Children are also listed in this reference.
13 MAY 1817
in Harrison Co, KY