Marta Jan Sands

3 June 1937–5 April 2012 (Age 74)
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Marta Jan

When Marta Jan Sands was born on 3 June 1937, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, her father, Hubert Arnold Sands, was 26 and her mother, Thelma Zada Huish, was 34. She lived in Shasta Lake, Shasta, California, United States in 2000. She died on 5 April 2012, in Redding, Shasta, California, United States, at the age of 74.

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Hubert Arnold Sands
Thelma Zada Huish
Marta Jan Sands

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 16

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 21

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Sand, Sand, and "s" for sun, son, meaning son of Sand

Sources (3)

  • Marta Jan Sands in household of Hubert Arnold Sands, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Marta Jan Mcnicholas, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Unknown in entry for Dennis L Mcnicholas, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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