Bridger Merle Martin

24 July 1905–10 January 1976 (Age 70)
Fort Bridger, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Bridger Merle

When Bridger Merle Martin was born on 24 July 1905, in Fort Bridger, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, his father, Samuel Elige Martin, was 58 and his mother, Sarah Emaline Lee, was 48. He married Hettie Zelima Robbins on 11 November 1925. He lived in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1935 and Township 5, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1940. He died on 10 January 1976, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bridger Merle Martin
Hettie Zelima Robbins
Marriage: 11 November 1925

Spouse and Children

11 November 1925

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Elige Martin


    Sarah Emaline Lee




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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 3

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish: Martan, from mart, an ox, and an, denoting youth or small size, meaning a young ox

Sources (3)

  • Bridger Martin in household of Sarah Martin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bridger M Martin in household of Fred B Myers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bridger Martin in household of Azariah B Woody, "United States Census, 1920"

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