Alice Paul

August 1877–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Alice

Alice Paul was born in August 1877, in Tennessee, United States. She married John Will Martin about 1895, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

John Will Martin
1875–
Alice Paul
1877–
Marriage: about 1895
Richmond Clarence Martin
1896–1961
Willie A Martin
1898–
Thomas C Martin
1900–

Spouse and Children

    John Will Martin

    Male1875–Male

    Female1877–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1895
Tennessee, United States
children

(3)

    Male1896–1961Male

    Willie A Martin

    Male1898–Male

    Thomas C Martin

    Male1900–Male

World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, German, and Dutch: from the personal name Paul (Latin Paulus ‘small’), which has always been popular in Christendom. It was the name adopted by the Pharisee Saul of Tarsus after his conversion to Christianity on the road to Damascus in about ad 34 . He was a most energetic missionary to the Gentiles in the Roman Empire, and played a very significant role in establishing Christianity as a major world religion. The name was borne also by numerous other early saints. The American surname has absorbed cognates from other European languages, for example Greek Pavlis and its many derivatives. It is also occasionally borne by Jews; the reasons for this are not clear.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phóil ‘son of Paul’. Compare McFall .3 Catalan (Paül): habitational name from any of several places named Paül.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Alice Martin in household of France Martin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice Paul in entry for Thomas C Martin and Freida Dowdell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2018"

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