Name: George William MARTIN
From "Warren County Cemetery Readings, Volume 9 - Monmouth Township"
Monmouth Cemetery, Glendale Section 9 (directly south of the public Mausoleum)
George W. Martin, 1881-1946 Birdie L. Martin, 1894-1972
From the "Warren County Marriage Index, through 1925"
Book F, Certificate # 576 - George William Martin & Mrs. Birdie L. Darnell - 28 April 1923
From "The Daily Review Atlas, Monmouth, Illinois" - Wed. Jan 2, 1946, page 3
Geo. W. Martin Died Today
An illness which had its inception a year and a half ago resulted in death at
5:35 o'clock this morning at Monmouth hospital for George W. Martin.
The son of Lewis and Mary (Feldt) Martin, the deceased was born here
April 24, 1881, and lived most of his life in Monmouth. About 20 years
ago he went to East Chicago, Ind., to work and fifteen years later moved to
Galesburg, where he worked as caretaker for the Neilson estate until
failing health forced his retirement seven months ago.
In 1905 Mr. Martin married Miss Ethel Wiley, who became the mother of
one daughter, Mrs. Mary Louise Hummel, now living in Prophetstown, Ill.
He was married the second time to Mrs. Birdie Darnell, who survives with
the daughter, six grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Charles Dahlgren and
Mrs. Fred L. Daves of this city, and two brothers, Dell C. Martin, Muscatine,
Ia., and Master Sergeant Lennie M. Martin, Camp McCain, Miss. Mr.
Martin also leaves a number of other relatives and a host of friends. He
was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Fred.
Funeral services are to be held at the Sloan Funeral Home at 2:30 p.m.
Friday, in charge of the Rev. H. R. Ekerberg of the First Lutheran church.
Burial will be made in Monmouth cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday and Friday until time for
From "The Daily Review Atlas, Monmouth, Illinois" - Sat. Jan 5, 1946, page 3
Funeral Services - George W. Martin
Funeral services for George W. Martin, who passed away Wednesday,
were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Sloan Funeral Home in charge of
the Rev. H. R. Ekerberg, pastor of the First Lutheran church. Mrs. Frank
McCray was at the organ for the prelude and postlude and accompanied
by Herbert Levine as he sand "Rock of Ages" and "There's a Beautiful
Land on High." Interment was made in Monmouth cemetery.
The pallbearers were Ralph Daves, Clarence Martin, Harry Martin, Charles
Johnson, Charles Martin and Albert Martin.
Relatives from a distance in attendance at the services were: Dell C.
Martin, Muscatine, Ia.; Mr and Mrs. Robert Hummel and family,
Prophetstown, Ill.; Adam Kuntz, Mrs. Dorothy Jones and daughter,
Mrs. M. J. Kuntz and daughter and Fred West, all of Galesburg;
Mrs. Clarence Anderson, Moline; Mrs. Chester Cook and son, East
Moline; Mrs. Guy Minor, Galena; Clarence Martin, Aledo; Mr. and
Mrs. Ralph Daves and daughter, Galesburg, and Mrs. Harry Matson
and daughter, Kewanee.