Homer G. Martin

1912–1985 (Age 73)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Homer G.

When Homer G. Martin was born in 1912, in Missouri, United States, his father, James Franklin Marlin, was 27 and his mother, Stella Emma Wieser, was 22. He died in 1985, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Marlin
1885–1948
Stella Emma Wieser
1890–1962
Homer G. Martin
1912–1985
Homer G Marlin
1913–1992

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    Male1912–1985Male

    Homer G Marlin

    Male1913–1992Male

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 19

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1932

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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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