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  • ID: I0043
  • Name: George William MARTIN
  • Sex: M
  • Note:

    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
    the service.


    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.

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