Martha Elizabeth Poffenberger

26 August 1887–13 July 1980 (Age 92)
Locust Grove, Washington, Maryland, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Poffenberger was born on 26 August 1887, in Locust Grove, Washington, Maryland, United States, her father, Lawrence W. Poffenberger, was 27 and her mother, Mary Sophia Smith, was 25. She married Samuel Lawson Stine in 1909, in Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in District 8, Washington, Maryland, United States for about 10 years and Rohrersville, Washington, Maryland, United States in 1930. She died on 13 July 1980, in Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Locust Grove, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Russell Violet
1890–1976
Martha Elizabeth Poffenberger
1887–1980
Ernest Violet
1918–
Clarence Violet
1921–
Gladys Violet
1924–
Max Violet
1926–2004
Richard Violet
1928–1957

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Ernest Violet

    Male1918–Male

    Clarence Violet

    Male1921–Male

    Gladys Violet

    Female1924–Female

    Max Violet

    Male1926–2004Male

    Richard Violet

    Male1928–1957Male

Parents and Siblings

    Lawrence W. Poffenberger

    Male1860–1931Male

    Mary Sophia Smith

    Female1862–1930Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Pfaffenberger, a habitational name for someone from any of several places in southern Germany called Pfaffenberg ( see Pfaff + Berg ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha E Stine in household of Samuel L Stine, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Violet in household of Elmer Violet, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha E Poffenbarger in household of Lawrence Poffenbarger, "United States Census, 1900"

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