Birth recorded in Slave Record Book – Births 1822-1864, container 92, Shirley Plantation Collection 1650-1888, Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations, Series K, microfilm. Son of Molly Tin. Martin Hulett (also spelled Hewlett) was a son of John Hewlett and a brother to Siah Hulett Carter and Sarah Hulett Christian. He is named in the widow’s pension application of his sister-in-law. U.S. Navy Survivor’s #4542. Martin Hewlett was enlisted in the U.S. Navy 18 JUL 1863 on the James River. He was described as 20 years old