Martha J. Arnold

Female19 January 1824–12 May 1904

Brief Life History of Martha J.

When Martha J. Arnold was born on 19 January 1824, in Palermo, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Spencer Arnold, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Soule, was 29. She had at least 1 daughter with Stephen Flint Barton. She lived in Bradford, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1850 and Maine, United States in 1870. She died on 12 May 1904, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Stephen Flint Barton
Martha J. Arnold
Lizzie A Barton

Sources (6)

  • Veretta J Burton in household of Stephen F Burton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha J Barton, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"
  • Martha Barton, "United States Census, 1880"

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1827: Waldo, Maine, United States


Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, German, Dutch, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Arnwald (Middle English Arnold, Old French Arnaut), composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule, power’. This name was introduced to Britain by the Normans.

English: habitational name from either of two places called Arnold in Nottinghamshire and East Yorkshire, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + halh ‘nook’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name (see 1 above), at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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