The second candidate would be the correct one. Martha was the daughter of John Braly b-1754 Ulster Ireland. He married Mary Beaty May 5, 1783 (REF: Marriages of Rowan County, North Carolina by Brent Holcomb) This John Braly was the son of William Braly and Margaret (surname unknown). William was born in 1718 in Ulster Irland. He was an olderbrother to John Braly of Rowan. William apparently remarried in America to Margaret Woods in 1793 (REF: book as described above).