Martha Mae Warfield

Brief Life History of Martha Mae

When Martha Mae Warfield was born on 8 April 1931, in Dishman, Spokane, Washington, United States, her father, Arthur Arminta Warfield, was 48 and her mother, Anna Norlin, was 37. She lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1935 and Opportunity Township, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 20 March 1996, in Juneau, City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, United States, at the age of 64.

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Glen Alfred Johnson
Martha Mae Warfield
Karen Irene Johnson

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  • Martha M Warfield in household of Oden R Gable, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha Mae Warfield Stephens, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

English (Somerset): habitational name from a place in Berkshire called Warfield, from Old English wer, wær ‘weir’ + feld ‘pasture, open country’.

History: Richard Warfield came from Berkshire, England, to MD in 1662.

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

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