Marter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Marter family

The surname Marter was first found in Oldenburg in Lower Saxony where the name Martin was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Marter family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marter research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1595, 1651, 1635, 1699 and 1671 are included under the topic Early Marter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Marter Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Martin, Martinn, Martins, Martinnes, Martinns, Marttin, Marttins, Marttines, Martines, Martinss, Marrtin, Marrttin, Martine, Marttine and many more.

Early Notables of the Marter family (pre 1700)

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Marter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Marter migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marter Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Wm. Marter, who settled in Virginia in 1662
  • William Marter, who landed in Virginia in 1662 [1]
Marter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Robert Marter, who landed in Virginia in 1717 [1]
  • Valentin Marter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]

Marter migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Marter Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • William Marter, aged 42, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Emigrant" [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Marter (post 1700)

  • Joseph J. Marter, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 18th District, 1938 [3]
  • E. Budd Marter, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Burlington County, 1872-74 [3]
  • Roscoe C. Van Marter, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Ithaca, New York, 1932-34 [4]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Emigrant 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/emigrant1854.shtml.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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