Martina Van Orden

2 October 1853–11 October 1934 (Age 81)
Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Martina Van

When Martina Van Orden was born on 2 October 1853, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, her father, Abraham Van Orden, was 45 and her mother, Martina Wilkens May, was 43. She married Sidney James Everett on 19 April 1882, in Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 11 October 1934, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Sidney James Everett
Martina Van Orden
Marriage: 19 April 1882
Ethel Grace Everett

Spouse and Children

    Sidney James Everett



19 April 1882
Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Borden, perhaps from Old English bār ‘boar’ or bor ‘hill’ + denu ‘valley’ or denn ‘(swine) pasture’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Martiner Vanorden, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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