John P. Martin

28 March 1799–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John P.

When John P. Martin was born on 28 March 1799, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Martin, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Replogle, was 24.

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William Martin
1763–1810
Elizabeth Replogle
1775–
Annie Martin
1797–
John P. Martin
1799–
William F. Martin
1801–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1763–1810Male

    Elizabeth Replogle

    Female1775–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 13

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

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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