James Martin

20 March 1878–19 April 1964 (Age 86)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Martin was born on 20 March 1878, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Emmanuel Martin, was 36 and his mother, Julia Waters Paull, was 36. He lived in Mylor Churchtown, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Budock Water, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 19 April 1964, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

James Martin
1878–1964
Minnie May Stevenson
1886–

Spouse and Children

    Male1878–1964Male

    Minnie May Stevenson

    Female1886–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Emmanuel Martin

    Male1841–1904Male

    Julia Waters Paull

    Female1841–1911Female

siblings

(10)

    Emmanuel Martin

    Male1865–Male

    Julia Martin

    Female1867–Female

    Susan A. Martin

    Female1871–Female

    Laura Ann Martin

    Female1872–Female

    Emanuel Martin

    Male1874–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 2

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 26

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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)

  • James Martin in household of Emanuel Martin, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Martin in household of Emmanuel Martin, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Martin, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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