My name is Gordon P MARTIN and I am the Site manager of this Web site.
My genealogy research is focused on my paternal name of MARTIN. Associated website is: http://prussianmartinfamilyhistory.webs.com
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About our family
Earliest known paternal ancestor - Charles William MARTIN - was born c1784 in Magdeburg Prussia (now Germany). He came to England via France c1800 and joined the British Navy serving on HMS Achille at the Battle of Trafalgar of 21 October 1805. He re-married in 1813 and settled in Frome, Somerset following his discharge from the navy in 1815.
Trace pre-Prussian paternal MARTIN ancestry which is thought to be Native American or black African.