Contributed By: Bill Martin
Dec 1961 p. 1 col. 6,
R. F. Martin,
Carrollton Nurseyman Succumbs to Six Months Ilness
Servicat 1st Baptist Church 1pm Monday, 21 Dec for Robert F. Martin, former
president of KY Nurseymens Association. He d. 1:40 am Sat. morning at home on
20 yrs in Nursey business. First affiliated with Willaden Nursey, Sparta.
Opened in Carroll Co. in 1921 and was very successful..
A member of Louisville Nurserymens Asson and membership chairman of National
b. 22 Mar 1900 in Carroll Co., son of Dudley and Stella Spillman Martin.
Survivors: wife Virgie and 3 children, viz. Mrs. Martha Wheeler of Worthville,
and Raymond and Edwina. Daughter Joan died in infancy. Stepsons Robert and
Charles Bethel, 2 sisters, Mrs. Neil Barrett, Burlington, & Mrs. Corrine
Vandergrift, 4 bros. Raymond & Vernon, Burlington, and Harold & Orville, Warsaw.
3 Feb 1955, p. 12, col. 5,
Hewitt, 65, d. Wed
morning, bur. IOOF.
Also, 10 Feb 1955, p. 7, col. 3,
b. 14 Mar 1889, dau. Mrs. Anthony Martin, m. 10 Sep 1902, John
Hewitt.. Children: son Courtland of Manitowoc, WI, & Youlif J., 2 dau. Mrs.
Lyter Martin & Mrs. Earl Martin. Brother Mode in Vevay. Member Whites Run
10 Feb 1955, p. 15,
Infant son of Homer & Anna Towles Martin, Owen Co., bur. 27 Jan 1955,
gap Hill, b. 25 Jan 1955.
8 Dec 1955, p. 11, col. 3, Services for Mode Martin
Held at W. R. Church.
Funeral services for Mode, 79, Fri, 2 Dec 1955 at 2 pm. Dr. Ralph Couey pastor
1st Baptist Church officiating. He d. 29 Nov 1955.
Youngest son of Anthony Thomas and Mary Day Martin, b. 8 Mar 1876. United with
W.R. young. Married Mary George 20 Apr 1910. Children: Mode Wm Jr. of Vevay,
Mrs. Alice Willhoite of Eagle Station, & Mrs. Sylvia Joslin of Worthville.
22 Dec 1955 p. 7, col 4, Mrs. Katie Robbins
Funeral services held for Mrs. Katie Robbins 2pm Tue. She d. at home of dau. Mrs
Floyd O'Neal Sun. 18 Dec 1955, bur Carrollton IOOF.
Daughter of John & Alice Martin, b. 16 Oct 1890, Carroll Co., m.. Carl Robbins.
Children: Mrs. Floyd O'Neal, Homer Robbins, & Mrs.. Virgil Sutherland, Eagle
Station, and Wilford who d. 1937.
She was an early member of W.R. and was an emplyee of Carrollton Redrying Comany
at time of death.
26 Nov 1953, p. 8, col. 2, Herrel
(sic. "Harold") Martin
dies at Warsaw Home Monday
Son of Stella and late Dudley Martin d. early mon. folowing weeks of illness.
Survivors: mother, wife Louise Miller Martin, dau. Mrs. Virginia Marksberry.
Funeral services 2pm 1st Baptist Church.
3 Feb 1944, p.5, col. 6, Stroke Proves Fatal to
Mrs. Mary Martin
She d. at Eagle Station 8 hours after having a cerebral hemorrhage Sat night.
Born 2 Nov 1864 in Switzerland, IN, dau. Henry & Catherine Hodges Mix, she m. Wm
H. Martin 23 Dec 1884. 7 children. She joined Grants Creek Baptist Church at 18.
services at W. R.