Mary Alice Martz

July 1894–5 July 1964 (Age 70)
Ogle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Martz was born in July 1894, in Ogle, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles Franklin Martz, was 32 and her mother, Mary Selina Orndorf, was 26. She married Ralph Earl Linker on 23 December 1918, in Ogle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Carroll, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Eagle Point Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 5 July 1964, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Earl Linker
Mary Alice Martz
Marriage: 23 December 1918
Harold L. Linker
Randall Delbert Linker
Vernon Everett Linker
Donnagene Linker

Spouse and Children

23 December 1918
Ogle, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 16

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German:1. (also Märtz ): from a nickname or personal name for someone who was born or baptized in the month of March, Middle High German merz ( see March 2), or who had some other special connection with the month, such as owing a feudal obligation then. 2. ( Märtz ): from a short form of a personal name such as Martin 1 or Mark 1. 3. from a Germanic personal name, Marizo (which became Mar(t)zo), a pet form of compound names formed with mari ‘famous’ as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Linker in household of Ralph Linker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Linker in household of Ralph Linker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Linker in household of Ralph Linker, "United States Census, 1920"

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