Joseph MARTYR

Male 1806 - 1838  (31 years)


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  • Name Joseph MARTYR 
    Born 16 Jun 1806  Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jan 1838  Mercara Coorg, Madras, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aft 14 Jan 1838  Mercara Cemetery, Coorg, Madras, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2278  Effingham
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 

    Father Joseph MARTYR,   b. 7 Sep 1773, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 25 Oct 1813, Thornton Row, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years) 
    Mother Catherine Jane COBHAM,   b. 23 Mar 1773, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1856, Boulogne, Haut-de-Seine, Ile-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 27 May 1798  Plymouth, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F036  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Jane MACDONNELL,   b. Abt 1817, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1919  (Age ~ 102 years) 
    Children 
     1. Cobham James J MARTYR,   b. 4 Jan 1838, Mercara, Madras, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1900  (Age > 62 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Individual LDS IGI record for Joseph MARTYR reads:
      Christening: 21st January 1807 at St Alphage, Greenwich, Kent, England
      Parents: Joseph & Margt.(sic) Jane MARTYR
      Batch No: C006321, Dates:1801-1815, Source Call No: 025490


      Reference Code: IOR
      India Office Records
      Creation dates: 1600-1948

      Creator(s):
      Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India, 1784-1858
      Burma Office, 1937-1948
      East India Company, 1600-1858
      India Office, 1858-1947

      Held at: British Library, Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections
      The India Office Records comprise archives created and accumulated by the India Office (1858-1947) and its offshoot the Burma Office (1937-48), or inherited or otherwise acquired by the India Office from its predecessor bodies mainly the East India Company 1600-1858 and the Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India (1784-1858); also archives created or acquired by the India Office Records acting as the successor to the India and Burma Offices in respect of their archives.
      The records relate to British commercial and political relations with India, south and south-east Asia, and other countries with which the East India Company established contact; they also contain voluminous information on the British administrations in India and Burma.

      Madras Army Records - ref. IOR/L/MIL/11

      Entry to the military, medical and nursing services of the East India Company's Army (1753-1861) and the Indian Army (1861-1940) - ref. IOR/L/MIL/9
      The Entry of Officer Cadets
      Cadet Papers (1789-1860) and Cadet Registers (1775-1860)

      FILE - Cadet Papers - ref. IOR/L/MIL/9/160 - date: 1825-1826
      item: MARTYR, Joseph - ref. IOR/L/MIL/9/160/338-41 [n.d.]


      Accountant General's Records
      East India Company and India Office: records of the administration of service and family pension funds - ref. IOR/L/AG/23

      Madras Military Fund
      FILE - Roll of subscribers to Madras Military Fund - ref. IOR/L/AG/23/10/1
      - date: 1808 - c.1939
      item: MARTYR, Joseph 1805-1838 - ref. IOR/L/AG/23/10/1 no.2352 [n.d.]

      Reference: IOR/L/AG/23/10/1 no.2352 MARTYR, Joseph 1805-1838
      Scope and Content
      Madras Army, b 16 Jun 1806, d 14 Jan 1838
      m Mary Jane (b 1817, d 21 Oct 1919)
      she re-m MORGAN 3 Jun 1844
      Cobham J J b 4 Jan 1838

      Related Material: L/AG/23/10/2 No. 2352


      Google Books
      Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany - Volume 11, New Series,
      May-Jun 1833, Page 86
      By East India Company
      http://books.google.com/books?id=7K9AAQAAIAAJ&pg=RA1-PA86&dq=%22Joseph+Martyr%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=X6IIUbziK8eEkwXq8YGIAw&ved=0CEwQ6AEwBzgo#v=onepage&q=%22Joseph%20Martyr%22&f=false

      Page 86][June

      1833Madras Register
      MILITARY APPOINTMENTS,
      PROMOTIONS etc
      36th N.I. Lieut. Joseph Martyr to be qu. mast.
      and interp., v Haynes resigned.


      Google Books:
      The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, Volume 26
      By East India Company
      http://books.google.com/books?id=aAwoAAAAYAAJ&q=Martyr#v=snippet&q=Martyr&f=false

      1838:BIRTHS, MARRIAGES & DEATHSPage 47
      Register Madras
      DEATHS

      Jan 14. At Mercara, Lieut. Joseph Martyr of the 26th regt. N.I.

      MILITARY APPOINTMENTS & PROMOTIONSPage 109
      Jan 23. 36th N.I. Ens. T.W. Mitchell to be lieut. V. Martyr dec. Date of Comm.
      14th Jan 1838.

      MILITARY APPOINTMENTS & PROMOTIONSPage 111
      Feb. 28. Lieut. John Williams, 36th regt. to act as qu. mast. and interp. of that corps. v. Martyr dec.

      BIRTHS, MARRIAGES & DEATHS Page 112
      BIRTHS
      Jan. 4. At Mercara, the lady of Lieut. And Qu. Mast. J. Martyr, 36th N.I., of a son.


      Families in British India Society Database:
      Graves & Monuments: Inscriptions Volume 1
      Transcribed by Robert Charnock on 15th April, 2013

      Surname:MARTYR
      Given Names:Joseph
      Deceased Rank:Lieut and Quartermaster
      Deceased Occupation:36th Regt NI
      Death Date:14th January, 1838
      Place of Death:Mercara
      Inscription:"Sacred to the Memory of Joseph Martyr, Lieut and Quartermaster 36th Regt N.I., who died at this place 14th January 1838, in the 32nd year of his age. This tribute is erected by his brothrr officers, over the remains of one who was always a kind and obliging friend."
      Church/Cemetery:Mercaca Cemetery, Coorg


      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar
      (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858-1966
      WILLS 1859, Page 68:

      MARTYR Joseph24 DecemberLetters of Administartion
      Effects under GBP 200(with the Will annexed) of the Personal estate
      and effects of Joseph Martyr late a Lieutenant
      in the 36th Regiment of Madras Native
      Infantry deceased who died 14 January 1838 at
      Mercara Coorg in the Presidency of Madras
      in the East Indies were granted at the
      Principal Registry to Mary Jane Morgan
      (Wife of the Reverend John Morgan of
      Piccomb in the County of Sussex Clerk) the
      Relict and the Universal Legatee named in
      the said Will she having been first sworn.