Martha Mattie Bain

18 November 1875–12 April 1964 (Age 88)
Knox, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martha Mattie

When Martha Mattie Bain was born on 18 November 1875, in Knox, Kentucky, United States, her father, Evermont Poague “Harold” Bain, was 22 and her mother, Mary Ellen Pope, was 20. She married Charles Washington Motz on 1 February 1898, in Selden, Sheridan, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Decatur, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Prairie Dog Township, Decatur, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 12 April 1964, in Levant, Thomas, Kansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Selden, Sheridan, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Washington Motz
1871–1938
Martha Mattie Bain
1875–1964
Marriage: 1 February 1898
Ila Iona Motz
1898–1989
Iva Jessie Motz
1900–1993
Everett Calvin Motz
1902–1974
Opal Margaret Motz
1903–1973
Charles Arling Motz
1907–1997
Beryl Lorraine Teddy Motz
1910–2005
Inez Mabel Motz
1915–1991

Spouse and Children

    Charles Washington Motz

    Male1871–1938Male

    Female1875–1964Female

MARRIAGE
1 February 1898
Selden, Sheridan, Kansas, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Evermont Poague “Harold” Bain

    Male1853–1894Male

    Female1855–1902Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1875–1964Female

    Dessie Lee Bain

    Female1877–1908Female

    Male1880–1958Male

    Lloyd Bain

    Male1883–1918Male

    Crissie Bain

    Female1885–1900Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 17

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname for a fair-haired person, from Gaelic bàn ‘white’, ‘fair’. This is a common name in the Highlands, first recorded in Perth in 1324 . It is also found as a reduced form of McBain .2 Northern English: nickname meaning ‘bone’, probably bestowed on an exceptionally tall, lean man, from Old English bān ‘bone’. In northern Middle English -ā- was preserved, whereas in southern dialects (which later became standard), it was changed to -ō-.3 Northern English: nickname for a hospitable person, from northern Middle English beyn, bayn ‘welcoming’, ‘friendly’ (Old Norse beinn ‘straight’, ‘direct’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Motz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mattie Motz in household of C W Motz, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Mattie Motz in household of Charles Motz, "United States Census, 1900"

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