Lee Martin

5 September 1895–8 November 1897 (Age 2)
Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lee

When Lee Martin was born on 5 September 1895, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert Winfield Martin, was 31 and his mother, Ada Orlee Wakeman, was 27. He died on 8 November 1897, in White Bluff, Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in White Bluff, Dickson, Tennessee, United States.

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Robert Winfield Martin
Ada Orlee Wakeman
Bert Martin
Orvil Martin
Oscar D. Martin
Nellie Martin
Hugh Jack Martin
Lee Martin
Scott Martin
Vernon Harvey Martin Sr.
Henry Watson Martin
Maude Elizabeth Martin
Connie Edward Martin
Minnie Mae Martin
Buford Litchford Martin

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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