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Marter Early Origins



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.

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Marter Spelling Variations


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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.

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Marter Early History


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Marter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marter research. Another 235 words (17 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.

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Marter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Marter Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

Marter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Marter, who landed in Virginia in 1717
  • Valentin Marter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754

Marter Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Marter, aged 42, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Emigrant"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Marter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Marter (post 1700)



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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Marter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marter Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 24 November 2015 at 17:59.

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