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Martin -Bertram Stevenson

Source: Darlington Herald newspaper, Darlington, Montgomery County, Indiana 6-21-1918 p 1

Word was received here yesterday morning by Dr. Earl Martin that his brother Bert had passed away at Louisville, Kentucky Wednesday night at 11 o'clock. Mr. Martin had been afflicted with tuberculosis for several years and since last February had been confined in Waverly Hills hospital near Louisville. For the past few weeks his condition was considered as serious and his brother, Dr. Martin and his sister, Mrs. Delaschmit, had been to see him but two weeks ago. Bertram Stevenson Martin was born near Potato Creek March 15, 1873. He was the son of Samuel S. and and Sarah J. Martin. His young manhood was spent in Darlington where he had many friends. He was married to Miss Lizzi Harris who died in April 1905. They were the parents of three children, Cameron a soldier at Hattiesburg; Estel of Louisville and Lela who has lived with Mr. and Mrs. Ol Delashmit since the death of her mother. Mr. Martin is survived by three children, his mother, Mrs. Sarah Martin, three sisters, Mrs. Hugh Taylor, a missionary in Siam, Mrs. Ol Delaschmit of North Salem and Mrs. A.K. Peterson of this place and two brothers, Thomas of Louisville and Dr. Earl Martin residing here. The body will arrive at Crawfordsville at 1 o'clock this afternoon and will be brought here to the home of his sister, Mrs. Peterson. Arrangements for the funeral have not been made but it will probably occur sometime Saturday. -- kbz

Source: Darlington Herald Friday, 6-28-1918

The funeral of Bert Martin, who died in Louisville, Kentucky last week was held at 10 o'clock. Rev. Williams had charge of the service and the Liberty Quartette sang. A large of of old friends were present as well as many relatives. Following the service at the church, interment was made in the IOOF Cemetery. The body was accompanied from Louisville by Mr. and Mr. Thomas Martin and Estelle Martin. -- kbz

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