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Thomas Bryan Martin

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THOMAS BRYAN MARTIN WINS IN 1758 !

Martin wins seat on House of Burgesses along with Colonel George Washington…………….240 votes

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See Wikipedia article

Thomas Bryan Martin (1731–1798) was an 18th-century English American land agent, justice, legislator, and planter in the colony (and later U.S. state) of Virginia and in present-day West Virginia. Martin was the land agent of the Northern Neck Proprietary for his uncle Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1693–1781) and served two terms in the House of Burgesses.

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UNCLE LORD FAIRFAX

Thomas Bryan Martin’s uncle is Lord Fairfax.

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FIRST IN LINE

Uncle Lord Fairfax is first in line to vote for his nephew and is first of 13 voters who all voted for Colonel George Washington, Martin’s winning running mate, to set a trend line.

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MARTINSBURG WV

20 years later, after the 1758 election,

Adam Stephen, after being court martialed

out of the Continental Army

after the Battle of Germantown in 1777,

created Martinsburg 1778,

naming it for Thomas Bryan Martin,

a passive Tory.

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Thomas Bryan Martin,

Winning Candidate, along with Colonel George Washington

Martin’s uncle is Lord Fairfax,

20 years later Martinsburg is named after Martin

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Martin is represented by Timothy Youmans,

Winchester City Planning Director,

in our July 22, 2018

Sunday Afternoon 1pm to 3pm

reenactment of the 1758 elections

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