Frances Emma Martin

22 December 1854–11 February 1923 (Age 68)
Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States

The Life of Frances Emma

When Frances Emma Martin was born on 22 December 1854, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, her father, John Martin, was 29 and her mother, Frances Ann Durbin, was 29. She married Isaac James Cross on 3 February 1870, in Marion, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 11 February 1923, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Isaac James Cross
1853–
Frances Emma Martin
1854–1923
Marriage: 3 February 1870
Myrtle Cross
1872–
William Cross
1874–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 February 1870
Marion, Oregon, United States
children

(2)

    Myrtle Cross

    Female1872–Female

    William Cross

    Male1874–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

Age 3

The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, 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 saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • F E Martin in household of J Martin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Francis Emma Provo Kluit, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Frencis Emma Prove Kluit, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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