William Martyn and Johanna Durant

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Parents :     William Martyn and Jayne Tamsyn          Johanna Durant 's parents not known

William Martym (b abt 1560 Spratton Northamptonshire, m Johanna Durant 1594 Spratton, d 1639 Spratton)            
Johanna Durant (b abt 1576, d abt 1605) 
His will has Elizabeth as his wife in 1639
    William Martyn (b bef 1598, m  Sarah Bullins 1630 Spratton, d abt 1660) 
    Thomas Martyn (see will below)
    Robert Martyn (see will below)

        John Martin (b bef 1639 Spratton, m Joan(?), d aft 1723 Spratton)    
            William Martin (b abt 1670 Spratton, m Grace, d 1731 Spratton)     
                Peter Martin (b abt 1690 Spratton, m Bridget Pearson1710 Guilsborough Northamptonshire, d 1772 Spratton)  
                    John Martin (b 1712 Hollowell Northamptonshire, m Sarah Chadwick 1743 Spratton,d 1794 Spratton)
                        William Martin (b 1748 Teeton Northamptonshire, m Hanna Coalman 1787 Twywell Northamptonshire, d 1803 Islington Middlesex)
                              Charles Martin (b 1797 Twywell, m Francis Prickett 1826 Islington, d 1876 Castlemaine Vic)
                                  Hannah Martin  (b 1829 Islington, m Thomas Farr 1849 Camden Town, London,d 1890 St Kilda)
                                      Edwin Farr (b 1858 Ballarat, m Louisa Jane Briant 1884 Presb Manse Ballarat, d 1943 Northcote)
                                           Winifred Emma Farr (b 1890 Northcote, m Norman Thompson 1918 , d 1994 Preston)


Most of the material on the Martins comes from Glenis Crocker, with help from Robyn Lawther and Helen Millward. Glenis's material prepared for the Martin reunion she organised has been quoted directly here. They have traced the family back to the 16th century, by a lot of detective work on old wills.
Also Len Martin produced an excellent  book on Charles Henry Martin, Hannah Martin's brother
Thanks also to Bob Martin's Ancestry tree for additions to this page


Inherited lands from father William Martyn in 1589

Will of this Martyn (b 1560)
In the name of God Ameb And I on the 23rd day of July and in the xiv year of our soveraigne Lord Lynge Charlesand in the year of our Lord God 1639 Willyam Martyn of Spratton being syche in my body and in perfect memory praysed be tp God do make and constitute this my last will and testament In manner and forme following First I bquth  my soule to the almighty God, creator and redeemer and my body to be buryed in the Church yard of Spratton
 And by my present testament and last will I do give and bequeath to William Martyn my oldest sonne 2 to be payd to him at his mother's death
I do give and bequeath to my wife all my yards and cattell and my land with she hathe in occupation duryng her natural lyfe.
I do make and ordayne my wife Elizabeth executrix of all ky goodes so for my debts payd and my body Chrystanely and decently brought to the ground and after her decease my will is that all the plot of my yardes and catell shall remaynd to Thomas Martyn and Robart Martyn my sonnes and all so I make Robart Rowland my executor of this my last will
sealed and witnessed in the [presence of Robart Osborne
and Robart Rowl;and                                                       William Martyn
with other mo.
 16 day ,month OctoberOne  .......   two .........

Bob Martin has the marriage to Johanna 16Mar 1598 in Surrey England

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