William Peter Martin

15 December 1889–27 April 1969 (Age 79)
Turton, Spink, South Dakota, United States

The Life Summary of William Peter

When William Peter Martin was born on 15 December 1889, in Turton, Spink, South Dakota, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Martin, was 39 and his mother, Anna Louise Grandpre, was 37. He lived in Valley, Montana, United States in 1935 and School District 5 Beaverton, Valley, Montana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 27 April 1969, in Glasgow, Valley, Montana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Malta Cemetery, Malta, Phillips, Montana, United States.

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1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 1
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.
Age 4
Historical Boundaries - 1893: Valley, Montana, United States
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 21
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Irish, French, Walloon, Breton, Dutch, Flemish, German, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Italian (Veneto); Spanish (Martín): from a personal name derived from Latin Martinus, itself a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’. This was borne by a famous 4th-century Christian saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. In North America, the surname Martin has absorbed cognates and derivatives from other languages, e.g. Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) Marcin , Albanian Martini , Polish surnames beginning with Marcin-, and Slovenian patronymics like Martinčič (see Martincic ). Martin is the most frequent surname in France and one of the most frequent surnames in Wallonia.English: variant of Marton .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mártain, ‘descendant of Martin’ (compare 1 above). Otherwise, a shortened form of Gilmartin or McMartin ; sometimes also spelled Martyn.

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

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  • William P Martin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Peter Martin, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • William P Martin, "United States Census, 1940"

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