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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review- Thursday, May 9, 1895 Edition
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John A. Martin died at his home in Marshfield Thursday morning April 18th 1895, a few minutes after two o'clock. Mr. Martin was born in Tipera County, Ireland in 1831. He came to America from Dublin in 1849 and here he became acquainted with Miss Emma Ryan and July 6th, 1859 they were united in marriage at Marshall, Michigan. To them were born seven children, three of whom survive, who are Mrs. Alice Starry, wife of Lon of Covington, Henry, John and Emma Martin, who lives to mourn the loss of a kind and loving father. In the year of 1866 the deceased moved to Warren County, Indiana, then they moved to Iowa and remaining there only one year after which they removed to Lansing, Michigan, remaining there seven years; thence coming to Marshfield, having resided here 29 years. Funeral services were held Sunday April 21st, 1895, at the Catholic Church, Rev. Father Lemper officiating after which the mortal remains were followed by the largest crowd that ever left Marshfield to his resting place in the Catholic Cemetery southwest of Marshfield. He has been an honored personage and esteemed by all who knew him. He was energetic, kind hearted and true to his home and hospitable and a devoted worker in the Catholic faith. A score and half of years which he passed among us was of earnest toil repaid by a comfortable and happy home, a monument to his memory on earth and jewels in his crown in that Eternal City of love and happiness. 'Tis a loss to a happy home and untold acquisition to the throng of heaven. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. George Hoagland was buried at Locust Grove Friday.

Date: 5/9/1895
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003495
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 3/25/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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