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Martin - Francis A.

Source: Crawfordsville Journal, March 27, 1930

Francis A. (Al) Martin, one of the better known farmers of the  County, died at his home 8 and 1/2 mi. south of here, Wed morning  at 10 o'clock. His death was caused by complications. He had been  ill for the past 3 years. Mr. Martin was born near New Market on Nov  10, 1846 the son of Green and Eliz. Richardson Martin. He was  marr. to Keziah Elizabeth VanCleave on March 28, 1880. He lived  his entire life in Montgomery County. and is one of its best known  agrarians. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias and Knights of Pythias lodges of New  Market. Surviving are 3 sons: Fred and Roy of near New Market and  Charles of near Linnsburg and one daughter, Ruth Martin at home.  His wife and one son preceded him in death. Funeral services will be  held Fri, March 28 at 11 in the morning and will be in charge of  the Rev. CL Airhart. Burial in Masonic Cemetery. Friends are  requested not to send flowers. - typed by kbz
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