Amos Martin

3 January 1879–
Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Martin was born on 3 January 1879, in Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Martin, was 24 and his mother, Anna "Annie" W. Tucker, was 22. He had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Aline Feustel. He lived in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years.

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Amos Martin
Aline Feustel
Floyd L Martin
Lillian Martin
James F Martin
Clara N Martin
Edgar J. Martin
Dorthy Maxine Martin
Bertha Camille Martin
Anita Rose Martin

Spouse and Children



    Floyd L Martin


    Lillian Martin


    James F Martin


    Clara N Martin



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Jackson Martin


    Anna "Annie" W. Tucker




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 26

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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 Andrew Martin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James C Martin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James C Martin, "United States Census, 1930"

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