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    Nicholas Martiau

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    • 4th Great-grandfather of Meriwether Lewis — 7th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 78 
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    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1591 
    • Birth Location:
    • prob. Île de Ré, France 
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    • Death Date:
    • from 01 MAR 1656/1657 to 31 DEC 1657 
    • Death Location:
    • prob. York County, Virginia 
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    • Notes: 
    • Immigrated to Virginia aboard the Francis Bonaventure in 1620. He was one of two agents of the Earl of Huntington.

      Nicholas Martiau was a slave owner as his will in 1657 allows for the freedom of two slaves with each being given a parcel of land.

  • Additional marriages for Nicholas Martiau


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    • ABT 1627

    • Spouse:
    • Isabella - - - - - -
    • Marriage Date:
    • BEF 5 Nov 1646

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  • Sources for Nicholas Martiau

    • 2 The William and Mary Quarterly, 1916, Vol. 24, No. 3, p. 200.
    • 3 William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, 1905, Vol. 14, No. 2, p. 119.
    • 4 Barthelmas, Della Gray, The Signers of the Declaration of Independence: A Biographical and Genealogical Reference, Jefferson, N.C. and London: McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers (1997), 201.
    • 5 Browning, Charles H., The Magna Charta Barons and their American Descendants, Philadelpha: (1898), 200.
    • 6 Davis, Lottie Wright, Records of Lewis, Meriwether and Kindred Families; Genealogical Records of Minor, Davis , . . ., Columbia, MO: Artcraft Press (1951), 164.
    • 7 Dorman, John Frederick, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, 4th ed., Vol. 2, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company (2005), 503-505.
    • 8 Kennedy, Mary Selden, Seldens of Virginia and Allied Families, Volume 1, New York: Frank Allaben Genealogical Company (1911), 343.
    • 9 McAllister, John Meriwether, ed. and Lura Boulton Tandy, Genealogies of the Lewis and Kindred Families, Columbia, Missouri: E. W. Stephens Publishing Company (1906), 23, 164.
    • 12 Sorley, Merrow Egerton, Lewis of Warner Hall: The History of a Family, including the Genealogy of Descendants in Bot h the Male and . . ., Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (2000, orig. 1935), 31-36.