Person:Nicholas Martiau (1)

Cpt. Nicholas Martiau
  • HCpt. Nicholas Martiau1590/91 - 1656/57
  • WJane Berkeley1593 - 1624/25
m. 1623/24
  1. Nicolas Martiau1623 - BEF 1657
  2. Sarah MartiauABT 1625 -
  3. Elizabeth Martiau1625 - bef 1686/87
  4. Mary MartiauABT 1627 - BEF 1657
  5. Sarah MartiauABT 1629 -
  6. Richard Martiau1630 -
Facts and Events
Name Cpt. Nicholas Martiau
Gender Male
Birth? 1590/91 Charente-Maritime, FranceÎle de Ré
Marriage 1623/24 Elizabeth City, Virginia, United Statesto Jane Berkeley
Death? 1656/57 Yorktown, York, Virginia, United States
Burial? 1657 Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York, Virginia, United States
Ancestral File Number 9PK0-H3
Reference Number? Q3340571?

Nicholas Martneau, "gent." of a family of French Protestants who had taken refuge in Belgium. He sailed from England in the spring of 1620 in the "Frances Bona Venture." He acquired and settled on a tract of 1,300 acres along the York River near Chesapeak Bay in Virginia upon which the Battle of Yorktown was fought. He married Jane, the widow of Lt. Berkeley soon after the Lt.'s death in 1627.

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