'Martin09'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Martin of Ballynahinch Castle, Martin of Ensham, Martin of Ross

BIFR1976 reports that "The Martin family traditionally claims descent from Olyver Martin, who was a crusader under Richard I, and was awarded a coat of arms for service in that Crusade. References exist to the Martins as one of the Tribes of Galway."
Robert Martin, Sheriff then Mayor of co. Galway (d 20.04.1621)
1. Jasper Martin in co. Galway (d 12.04.1629)
  A. Robert Martin of Ross, Sheriff of co. Galway (d 1700)
  m. Bridget Barnewall (dau of 9th Lord Trimlestown)
  i. Jasper Martin of Ross (d 1710)
  a. Nicholas Martin (d 1731)
  m1. Jane French (dau of Anthony French of Clough)
  (1) Jasper Martin of Ross (d unm 1749)
m2. Margery Browne (dau of Robert Browne of Breaghwy)
  (2) James Martin of Ross (d 06.1775)
  m. (1726) Barbara M'Donnell (d 1772, dau of Farragh M'Donnell of Ballycallagh)
  (A) Jasper Martin of Ross (d unm 1783)
  (B) Nicholas Martin of Ross (d 1811)
  m. Elizabeth O'Hara (dau of Robert O'Hara of Lenaboy)
  (i) Robert Martin of Ross (d 10.06.1868, 2nd son) had issue
  m. Marian Blackney (d 1855, dau of John Blackney of Ballyellen)
  (ii)+ other issue (d unm) - James, Richard
  (C) Marcella Martin possibly of this generation
m. Stephen Burke of Ower
  ii. James Martin of Maghery, co. Galway (dsp)
  m. (mcrt 22.06.1667) Mary D'Arcy (dau of Marcus D'Arcy of Cloghrane)
  iii. Richard Martin of Ballynahinch Castle, co. Galway
a. Anthony Martin of Ballynahinch Castle
  (1) Robert Martin of Ballynahinch Castle & Dangan
  m. (06.04.1753) Bridget Barnewall (dau of 11th Lord Trimlestown)
  (A) Richard Martin of Ballynahinch Castle, 'lord of Connemara' (d 06.01.1834)
  m1. ?? Vesey of Lucan
  (i) Thomas Martin of Ballynahinch Castle (b 04.10.1786, d 1847, MP)
  m. (1814) Julia Kirwan of Dalgin Park
  (a) Mary Martin, last of Ballynahinch Castle. 'lady of Connemara' (dsps)
  m. (1847) Gonne Bell, later Martin (cousin)
  m2. ?? (widow of _ Hesketh)
  (ii) St. George Martin (d unm)
  (iii) Richard Martin (Colonel) had issue (in Canada?)
  m. Emily Kirwan
2.+ other issue



Michael Martin of Ensham, Oxfordshire (b 1545, d 1610)
1. Richard Martin of Ensham (d 1617)
  A. Richard Martin of Ensham
m. Dorothy Knight (dau of Stephen Knight of Chawton)
  i. Michael Martin of Ensham (d 1681)
  m. Frances Lewkenor (dau of Sir Christopher Lewkenor by Mary, dau of John May of Rawmere)
  a. Richard Martin of Ensham, later Knight of Chawton (d unm 1687)
  b. Christopher Martin, later Knight of Chawton (d unm 1702)
  c. Elizabeth Martin (dsp 1737)
  m1. William Woodward (son of Edward of Fosters by Elizabeth, dau of Sir Christopher Lewkenor by Mary May)
  m2. (1725) Bulstrode Peachey, later Knight of Chawton (dsp 1736-7)
  B. Michael Martin (dsp)
  C. Edward Martin of Whitney
  m. Anne Brice
  i. Anne Martin
  m. John Hinton (prebendary of Sarum, rector of Newbury, etc.)
  a. Edward Hinton (b 1671, rector of Sheering)
  m. Mary Bridge (dau/heir of Rev. Francis Bridge)
  (1) Mary Hinton
  m. (1745) John Hinton (rector of Chawton) @@ just below
  b. John Hinton (5th son)
  (1) John Hinton (rector of Chawton)
  m1. Mary Hinton (dau of Rev. Edward Hinton, cousin) @@ just above
  (A) Jane Hinton
  m. James Baverstock
  m2. Elizabeth Harrison (dau of Thomas Harrison)
  (B)+ other issue - John Knight, 3 daughters
  c.+ other issue

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 25.06.14) : BIFR1976 ('Martin')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 29.06.17, initially on a Temporary page from 02.04.08) : Commoners (vol 1, 'Knight of Godmersham', p443)
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