Martin Christian

Male - 1615


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  • Name Martin Christian 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 10 Aug 1615  Pevensey, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I142  Christians of Pevensey
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2009 

    Father Robert Christian,   b. Abt 1540,   bur. 25 Apr 1593, Headcorn, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother [Christian],   b. Abt 1540,   bur. 12 Jan 1586/87, Headcorn, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1560  [2
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joan [Christian],   b. Abt 1565,   bur. 26 Feb 1596/97, Pevensey, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married Abt 1590  [3
    Notes 
    • There is nothing to indicate whether Martin and Joan were married before or after he moved to Pevensey.
    Children 
    +1. John Christian,   b. Bef Aug 1592,   bur. 23 May 1623, Pevensey, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
    +2. Steven Christian,   b. Aft Aug 1594,   bur. 21 Jun 1639, Pevensey, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F83  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Darothie [christian],   b. Abt 1575,   bur. 18 Dec 1644, Westham, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Between 1596 and 1602  [4
    Notes 
    • Dorothy named in conveyance of February 1602/3. Date of marriage must be after death of Joan (1596) but before conveyance. Given the bapt of Abraham (Mar 1602/3), the marriage is probably before summer 1602.
    Children 
    +1. Abraham Christian,   bur. 8 Sep 1643, Pevensey, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sara Christian
     3. Mary Christian,   bur. 31 Dec 1626, Pevensey, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2009 
    Family ID F84  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Churchwarden in Pevensey, 1610.
    • Property transactions:
      1) 6 Sep 1600, Bought two pieces of property in Waldron Sussex from Samuel Harper
      2) 2 Feb 1602/3 Sold property to in Waldron Sussex to Zealous Fuller. ESRO Add MS 307, PRO CP/25(2)/233, 44 Elizabeth I, Easter Term - Foot of Fine
      3) 3rd Mar 1610, Bought land with house in Horseye, Pevensey fromThomas Snow of Hailsham. (Probably the dwelling house referred to in will). ESRO Add MS 1544 Deed Poll.
      4) 1614/15, Gregg's Croft bought from Francis Norman and Zabulon Newington (Will)

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Parish Register, Pevensey Sussex, (indexed transcript), SX/R113.

    2. [S1] Estimated.
      from baptism of son

    3. [S1] Estimated.
      from approx. age of eldest child mentioned in Martin's will

    4. [S20] Deduced.
      From burial of Martin's previous wife and baptism of first known child