There may have been as many as 7 -12 women named Martha Jones in Greenbrier, Monroe, Summers, Fayette and Pocahontas Counties.
(1) Martha Jones who was the first wife of Peter Jones
She appears on the 1870 Census in Monroe County (MC), Second Creek (2nd Creek), as a Black Female, age 40, keeping house, with Peter Jones.
(2) Martha Ann Payne Haynes Jones who was the second wife of Peter Jones (who she married in 1885)
Her first husband was Solomon Haynes & she & Solomon had been the neighbors of Peter & his first wife, Martha. In the compilation "Black Residents of Greenbrier ..." by C. Haynes she is listed under Martha Ann Payne Haynes. She & Solomon Haynes married in Fayette County shortly after emancipation, on July 4, 1865. At that time she had five children (Socrates, Albert, Elizabeth, Dudley, & Catherine). She & Solomon would later have James & Percy/Purcy. During slavery she was Martha Payne & one of her children (Albert) would always retain the surname Payne even while his other siblings became known as Haynes.
(3) Martha/Catherine Robinson Jones who was the wife of Reuben Jones & the mother of Anderson Jones
1870 Census where she appears in GC, Big Levels District as a 20 y.o., Black Female, b. in Va., keeping house, with Reuben Jones
1880 Census where she apepars in GC, Lewisburg, as a 35 y.o., Black Female, b. in Va., wife of Reuben Jones (33) & the mother of Mary E. (9), Margaret A. (7), & William A. (3).
1900 Census where she appears in GC, Williamsburg District, unknown age & date of birth, widowed, b. in Virginia, had 8 children, 3 still living. (check this, the 8 could be due to poor penmanship or a blurry/hard to decipher document)
1910 Census where she appears in GC, Lewisburg, as a 54 y.o., b. ? 1856, widowed, had one child, one still living, servant/cook for the James M. Rader Family, with Ricky (14). (Note that William A. is probably Anderson)
1930 Census where she appears in GC, LD, BF, 74, with Anderson (55)
Mentioned in THE GREENBRIER GHOST AND OTHER STRANGE STORIES by Dennis Deitz, onpages 12 & 15, "Aunt Martha Jones", mother of Anderson Jones.
Shuck's Greenbrier County Birth Records, page 172
Shuck's Greenbrier County Death Records, page 145
WV Death Certificate # 4117, as the mother of the decedent, Mary Ellen Lewis, who died in Summers County in 1953.
(4) Martha Jones who married Samuel Robinson
(5) Martha Jones who was the wife of Charles Jones
On WV Death Certificate # 16059 she appears as the wife of the decedent, Charles Jones who died in GC in 1944
(6) Martha Jones who was the wife of Irving Jones
She appears on the 1880 Census in Fayette, Mountain Cove as a 16 year old married to Irving Jones.
(7) Martha Jones who was the mother of Jefferson Christian & who was the mother in law of Emma Haynes
Her son, Jefferson Christian, married Emma Haynes on 7/4/1882
(8) Then, there were another 6 Martha Jones who can not yet be positively identified as being the same person as one of the above.
--- Martha Jones who appears in the article "Lewisburg's Dr. Graybill", Journal of the Greenbrier Historical Society, Volume 7, #2, 2000, p. 17
--- Martha Jones who appears on the 1920 Census in Greenbrier County (GC), Lewisburg District (LD) as a Black female, age 70, widowed, servant for Conrad Skaggs
--- Martha Jones who is listed in the Greenbrier Cemetery Book for the LD, & who died on Jan/11/197X.
--- Martha Jones who was the mother of William Gibson Jones who married Mary Preston on 8/29/1893 in Summers County
--- Martha Jones who appears as the mother of the decedent, Martha M. Cousins on WV Death Certificate #11665
--- Martha Jones who appeared on the 1910 Census in Fayette County, Sewell Mountain as a Black Female, age 32, born in Va, servant, divorced (& who does not appear to have any children).