Gabriel N. Martin, pioneer Red River County settler, was born before 1800 and immigrated to Texas by way of Arkansas Territory about 1820. He settled in Jonesborough in what later became Red River County and established a ferry across the Red River. In 1828 Martin's house in Jonesborough was designated the county courthouse for Miller County, Arkansas. Around the same time Martin was appointed county judge, an office he still occupied at the time of his death. He was killed by Kiowas while on a hunting expedition with his son and several of his slaves on Glass Creek about fifteen miles above the Washita around May 15, 1834.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
Christopher Long, “Martin, Gabriel N.,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 15, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/martin-gabriel-n.
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