Johann Hinrich Martens

Brief Life History of Johann Hinrich

Johann Hinrich Martens was born on 2 January 1841, in Elmshorn, Pinneberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany as the son of Johann Martens and Margarethe Wagener. He married Metta Wendt on 28 March 1867, in Elmshorn, Pinneberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Johann Hinrich Martens
Metta Wendt
Marriage: 28 March 1867
Sophia Martens
Emil Martens
Henry Martens
Mattie Martens

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  • Johann Hinrich Martens, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • John H Martens in entry for Emil Wendt Martens, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Johann Hinrich Martens, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Otto, Ernst, Kurt, Armin, Claus, Erwin, Heinz, Horst, Rainer, Sibert, Wilhelm.

North German (also Märtens), Dutch, and Flemish: patronymic from the personal name Marten . The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium. In North America, the surname Martens may also be an altered form of the Dutch variant Maartens. Compare Martins .

English: variant of Martins .

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

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