Martin M. Felkins was born about 1784, in Virginia, possibly in Fauquier County, the son of John Felkins and Anna (last name unknown).
Martin married Esther Ann Doss on April 28, 1808, in Pulaski County, Kentucky. Esther Doss was born about 1788, in Bedford County, Virginia.
The 1810 Pulaski County, Kentucky census shows Martin and Esther living near his father and siblings. The census shows Martin Felkins with one male 26-45; one male under 10; one female 26-45; and one female under 10 years of age. Martin was a farmer.
About 1817 the family moved to Cumberland County, Kentucky.
The 1820 Cumberland County, Kentucky census shows Martin living near his father, John. The census shows one male 26-45; two males 10-15; one female 26-45; and three females under 10 years of age.
Esther died prior to 1850.
The 1850 Montgomery County, Missouri census shows Martin Felkins, 66, a farmer; Lucinda, 21; and Aaron M., 19, a farmer. Living next door is son William W. Felkins, 41, a farmer; Martha A., 37; Wiley W., 17; Polly T., 16; Edney J., 14; Kessey C., 12; Mary C., 10; Hester A., 8; Hannah C., 5; and Martha M., 1 year old.
Martin died in 1857, in Montgomery County, Missouri.
Children of Martin Felkins and Esther Doss
1. William Washington Felkins, b. July 1808, Pulaski Co, KY; d. 1873; m. Martha Ann Huddleston in 1831, Fentress Co, TN (Children: Wiley Ward, b. abt 1832; Polly, b. abt 1834; Edna Jane, b. abt 1836; Kesiah C., b. abt 1838; Mary Catherine, b. abt 1839; Hester A., b. abt 1842; Hanna C., b. abt 1845; Martha M., b. abt 1848; John M., b. abt 1851; Marinda Evelyn, b. abt 1852; and Sarah, b. abt 1858)
2. Joel Martin Felkins, b. Apr 1810, KY; d. Nov 1872, KY; m. Delila ____ (they appear on the 1850 and 1860 Fentress Co, TN census --- children: Elizabeth A., b. abt 1837; m. Joseph M. Gunnels; James A., b. abt 1838; William Millard, b. abt 1841; Eliza Jane Clementine, b. abt 1843; Joel Martin, Jr., b. abt 1845; Lucinda W., b. abt 1848; Feriba H., b. abt 1851; and John M., b. abt 1855)
3. Edna Jane Felkins, b. Sept 1812; m. Eliash W. Huddleston
4. Elizabeth Felkins, b. abt 1814; m. William Thrasher on May 6, 1843, in Fentress Co, TN
5. Nancy Felkins, b. abt 1816, Pulaski Co, KY
6. Annie Felkins, b. abt 1818, Cumberland Co, KY
7. Jimmy Felkins, b. abt 1820, Cumberland Co, KY
8. John Felkins, b. abt 1822, Cumberland Co, KY
9. Allen Felkins, b. abt 1824
10. Lucinda Emaline Felkins, b. abt 1826, TN
11. James Maderson Felkins, b. abt 1830; d. 1865, Montgomery Co, MO; m. Nancy Ann Norman
12. Aaron M. Felkins, b. abt 1831, TN