Henry Martin

22 February 1701–
Bruton, Somerset, England

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Martin was christened on 22 February 1701, in Bruton, Somerset, England, his father, Henry Martin, was 31 and his mother, Agnes Scripture, was 27. He married Ann Matthews on 26 December 1731, in Kilmersdon, Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Henry Martin
1701–
Ann Matthews
1711–
Marriage: 26 December 1731
Mary Martin
1737–
Joanna Martin
1741–
Samuel Martin
1745–1745
Sarah Martin
1746–1749
James Martin
1750–1837
Sarah Martin
1756–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1731Kilmersdon, Somerset, England
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (5)

    1720 · South Sea Bubble
    The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.
    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted
    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
    1754 · Seven Years' War
    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, Irish, French, Walloon, Breton, Dutch, Flemish, German, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Italian (Veneto); Spanish (Martín): from a personal name derived from Latin Martinus, itself a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’. This was borne by a famous 4th-century Christian saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. In North America, the surname Martin has absorbed cognates and derivatives from other languages, e.g. Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) Marcin , Albanian Martini , Polish surnames beginning with Marcin-, and Slovenian patronymics like Martinčič (see Martincic ). Martin is the most frequent surname in France and one of the most frequent surnames in Wallonia.English: variant of Marton .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mártain, ‘descendant of Martin’ (compare 1 above). Otherwise, a shortened form of Gilmartin or McMartin ; sometimes also spelled Martyn.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

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    Sources (13)

    • Henry Martin in entry for Samuel Martin, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
    • Henry Marlin in entry for Mary Marlin, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
    • Henry Martin in entry for Samuel Martin, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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