Etta Mary Martin

24 December 1883–9 January 1962 (Age 78)
Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri, United States

The Life of Etta Mary

When Etta Mary Martin was born on 24 December 1883, in Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri, United States, her father, Fortunatus Lewis Martin, was 29 and her mother, Miranda Emaline Pixler, was 26. She married George Annis Fritz on 27 August 1906, in Grovespring, Wright, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1910 and Silver Creek Township, Mills, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 9 January 1962, in Malvern, Mills, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Silver City, Mills, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Annis Fritz
1883–
Etta Mary Martin
1883–1962
Marriage: 27 August 1906
Elmus Grace Fritz
1907–1996
Ella Opal Fritz
1910–1917
Homer Floyd Fritz
1912–1979
Verba Lorraine Fritz
1914–1991
Benjamin Franklin Fritz
1917–1917
Elza Annis Fritz
1918–1934
Claude Edward Fritz
1922–1923
Edna Louise Fritz
1924–2000
Carl Henry Fritz
1928–1987

Spouse and Children

    George Annis Fritz

    Male1883–Male

    Female1883–1962Female

MARRIAGE
27 August 1906
Grovespring, Wright, Missouri, United States
children

(9)

    Female1907–1996Female

    Ella Opal Fritz

    Female1910–1917Female

    Homer Floyd Fritz

    Male1912–1979Male

    Female1914–1991Female

    Benjamin Franklin Fritz

    Male1917–1917Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Odo Everette Martin

    Male1877–1923Male

    Female1883–1962Female

    James R Martin

    Male1887–Male

    Hattie E Martin

    Female1894–Female

    Male1897–1967Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 1

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, 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 saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Etta Fritz in household of Georg A Fritz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Fritz in household of George Fritz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Etta M Fritz in household of George A Fritz, "United States Census, 1920"

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