When Martha Irene Held was born on 21 November 1902, in Loganton, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Harper Moyer Held, was 34 and her mother, Henrietta Christina "Etta" Karstetter, was 22. She married Earl C. Oldfield on 22 February 1929, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in South Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Guilford, Chenango, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 29 March 1999, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 96.
German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German, Middle Dutch, Yiddish held ‘hero’. As a Jewish name, it is often artificial.
German and Dutch: from a short form of any of the ancient Germanic personal names formed with hild ‘strife’ as the first element.
English: variant of Heald .