Samuel Jefferson Martin

Brief Life History of Samuel Jefferson

When Samuel Jefferson Martin was born on 24 July 1885, in Marion, Florida, United States, his father, William Eli Martin, was 40 and his mother, Mary Catherine Griggs, was 38. He married Emma I Hutto on 24 November 1914, in Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 10 Moss Bluff, Marion, Florida, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He died on 8 April 1965, in Marion, Florida, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Moss Bluff Cemetery, Moss Bluff, Marion, Florida, United States.

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Samuel Jefferson Martin
Emma I Hutto
Marriage: 24 November 1914
Willard Tremaine Martin

Sources (9)

  • Samuel J Martin, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Samuel Jefferson Martin, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Samuel Jefferson Martin, "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998"

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1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

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.

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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