I've already written about James Martin here. His parents remain unknown.
1. James Martin was born 18 July 1759 at County Down, Ireland and died 11 February 1842 at Hopewell, New Brunswick, Canada. He married on 15 April 1787 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, Prudence Wickwire, born 16 November 1769 at Cornwallis and died 9 August 1851 at Hopewell, New Brunswick, daughter of Peter and Rhoda (Schofield) Wickwire. James was a surveyor and a member of the 70th Regiment of His Majesty's Army during the American Revolution. Granted 300 acres in Hopewell. Received a pension for wartime duty. James and Prudence had eleven children: James, Elizabeth, Asa, Sybil, Andrew, Amy, Thomas, William C., Maria, John, and Peter Wickwire.
2. Amy Martin was born 24 December 1798 at Hopewell, New Brunswick and died 19 July 1862 at Alma, New Brunswick. She married at Hopewell on 12 June 1823, John Cleveland, born at Alma 13 April 1802 and died there 1 April 1892, son of Nathan and Diademia (Dexter) Cleveland. Amy and John had thirteen children: Thomas, Diademia, Rebecca, Prudence, John, Alexander, Nathan, Harriet, James, David Cuttin, Amy Ann, William Sears, and Susannah Pulsifer.
“My Umbilical Line” by Martin E. Hollick, NEHGS NEXUS 15 (1998):154-5.
History of Kings County, Nova Scotia by Arthur W.H. Eaton (Salem, MA, 1910).
Genealogy of the Wickwire Family by A.M. Wickwire (1909).
Family Bible Record (in the possession of descendant James Everett Martin (Jr.) in Elgin, NB).
Cemeteries of Albert County, New Brunswick by D.F. Christopher (1987) p. 188.
Cornwallis, NS Town Book 1:196 and 2:152.
The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families by H.G. and E.J. Cleveland (3 vols., 1899).
The 1899 Cleveland Genealogy: Some Additions and Corrections, by Martin E. Hollick, NEHGS NEXUS Vol. X (1993):102-4.
Marriage Register, Westmoreland, NB 1790-1856, Part I by Ken Kanner and Bing Geldart (1986), p. 39.