Polly Martin

1804–
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Polly

Polly Martin was born in 1804, in South Carolina, United States as the daughter of Capt George W. Martin.

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Family Time Line

Capt George W. Martin
1754–1817
Anna Martin
1782–1821
Elizabeth Martin
1782–1852
Sarah Martin
1786–1850
George Martin
1795–
Martin
Martin
Martin
Ophelia Jane Martin
Ann Martin
1784–1864
Freeman Martin
1785–
Anne Martin
1786–
George Martin
1787–1867
Betsy Martin
1790–
Matthew Martin
1790–
Benjamin Martin
1797–
Polly Martin
1804–

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World Events (3)

1804

Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 0

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 18

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

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.

Possible Related Names

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

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