Martha Irene Merwin

3 September 1883–11 August 1964 (Age 80)
New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Martha Irene

When Martha Irene Merwin was born on 3 September 1883, in New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Francis A. Merwin, was 26 and her mother, Eliza Long, was 25. She married George Howard Scribner-Stewart on 27 November 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States for about 30 years. She died on 11 August 1964, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

George Howard Scribner-Stewart
Martha Irene Merwin
Marriage: 27 November 1905
Irene Merwin Scribner

Spouse and Children

    George Howard Scribner-Stewart



27 November 1905


    Irene Merwin Scribner


Parents and Siblings

    Francis A. Merwin


    Eliza Long




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 17

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Marvin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha J Scribner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • I Martha Scribner in household of H George Scribner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha E Merwin in household of Frank Merwin Jr., "United States Census, 1900"

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