Furman Hovey Martin Jr

10 January 1910–17 April 2002 (Age 92)
Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Furman Hovey

When Furman Hovey Martin Jr was born on 10 January 1910, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, his father, Furman Hovey Martin, was 29 and his mother, Marie Eloise Sadler, was 20. He married Annie Elizabeth Rodgers on 22 December 1935, in York, South Carolina, United States. He lived in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Gills Creek Township, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 17 April 2002, in Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Furman Hovey Martin Jr
Annie Elizabeth Rodgers
Marriage: 22 December 1935

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  • Marriage
    22 December 1935York, South Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    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.
    1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched
    Age 6
    South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 25
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, Irish, French, Walloon, Breton, Dutch, Flemish, German, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Italian (Veneto); Spanish (Martín): from a personal name derived from Latin Martinus, itself 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 Christian saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. In North America, the surname Martin has absorbed cognates and derivatives from other languages, e.g. Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) Marcin , Albanian Martini , Polish surnames beginning with Marcin-, and Slovenian patronymics like Martinčič (see Martincic ). Martin is the most frequent surname in France and one of the most frequent surnames in Wallonia.English: variant of Marton .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mártain, ‘descendant of Martin’ (compare 1 above). Otherwise, a shortened form of Gilmartin or McMartin ; sometimes also spelled Martyn.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Furman H Martin, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Furman H Martin Jr. in household of Furman H Martin, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Furman Hovey Martin, "Find A Grave Index"

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