Mary Ethel Hammock

25 March 1906–24 March 2002 (Age 96)
Pope, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Ethel

When Mary Ethel Hammock was born on 25 March 1906, in Pope, Arkansas, United States, her father, Luther Alexander Hammock, was 28 and her mother, Mary Emma Lane, was 26. She married Samuel Dewey Martin on 24 October 1925, in Pope, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Wilson, Pope, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Atkins, Pope, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 March 2002, in Pope, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Atkins City Cemetery, Atkins, Pope, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Dewey Martin
Mary Ethel Hammock
Marriage: 24 October 1925
Samuel Dewey Martin Jr.
Don Luther Martin
James N. Martin

Spouse and Children

24 October 1925
Pope, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Luther Alexander Hammock





World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 16

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This name is very common in GA and TN.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ethel Hammock in household of Luther Hammock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel Hammock in household of Luther A Hammock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Martin in household of Dewey Martin, "United States Census, 1940"

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