Levi MARTIN, one of the pioneers of Hendricks County, whose home was east of Jamestown, succumbed to the inevitable and answered the call that all must answer Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock.9 march 1901, at the home of his son C.F. MARTIN.Cause of death was bronchial pneumonia, from which he suffered indescribably for near three weeks.
The deceased was born in Union County, Indiana.10 March 1826, making his age nearly 75 years.
At the age of seven years (1833) he came with his parents to Hendricks County, then in the wilderness, and when he was married felled the timber in the forest in which he built his home.At an early age he united with the Christian Church of which he strived faithfully to live up to it's teachings until called home.His father and mother were born in Ohio, and he was the third one in his family of 12 children, his brother William at Thorntown and brother henry C. at Denver City, Colorado are the only ones surviving of the family.
In the year 1850 he was married to Emaline FULLEN.To this union was born six children, Charles F. and Horace G. being the ones surviving.Emaline, his wife passed away in the year 1877.His second marriage took place in the year of 1879 to Cassie DARNELL, this union not being blessed with any children.This last companion died in the year 1891, since which time he has made his home with Chas. F.
The deceased was a member of the Masonic fraternity, joining that order in the year 1856, of which he lived and honored and consistent member, and which body took charge of the funeral services.He was known as a straight forward man in all of his dealings, a hard working farmer, and highly respected and honored by all who knew him.He was at one time owner of 200 acres of land, and when he was left with out an (sic) companion he divided with his two sons and made his home with Charles.
Funeral services were held at the M.E. Church, Jamestown.Monday at 10 o'clock, conducted by Eld. A.L.C____.After which the remains were interred at the FULLENS Cemetery, attended by many friends and relatives.
* Note from Janet ISLEY Price; I am posting this obituary for other’s I am not related to the subject. This obituary was posted in the Jamestown Press Boone County, IN