Martin Chevalier Primrose

29 November 1946–8 December 1989 (Age 43)
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

The Life of Martin Chevalier

When Martin Chevalier Primrose was born on 29 November 1946, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, his father, George Arthur Primrose, was 58 and his mother, Mary Irene Davis, was 19. He died on 8 December 1989, in Freeland, Island, Washington, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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George Arthur Primrose
Mary Irene Davis
Martin Chevalier Primrose

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World Events (8)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 1

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1948 · KING-TV 

Age 2

In 1948, KING-TV was the first TV station not just in Washington, but the whole Pacific Northwest. It is an NBC tv station licensed to Seattle and Tacoma.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 12

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Fife, originally named Prenrhos, from Welsh pren ‘tree’ + rhos ‘moor’, later altered by folk etymological association with the name of the flower (Late Latin prima rosa ‘first(-flowering)’ rose).

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

Sources (3)

  • Martin Primrose, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • Martin Primrose in entry for Mary Davis Primrose, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Martin C Primrose, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"

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