Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa Thursday, March l9, l903
E.T. MARTIN was born in Miami County, Ohio, May 6, l827, and died in Leon, Iowa, March l4, l903, being 75 years, l0 months and l6 days of age.The early part of MR. MARTIN's life was spent in his native State.In the year l86l, he came to Decatur County, Iowa, from Ohio.Since that time he has made this county his home and the most of these years have been spent in Leon.On Feb. l6, l864, MR. MARTIN was married to MISS EMMA TULLIS.Of this union there were born two daughters.The wife, now widow, one daughter and a step-son survive the departed.For 25 years MR. MARTIN has been identified with the church.He has always been known as a peaceable, hard working citizen and neighbor.
Funeral services were conducted at his late residence in south Leon, Sunday afternoon, March l5, by Rev. I.N. Woodward of the M.E. Church, assisted by Rev. Hubbell of the Christian Church.Interment was made in the Leon Cemetery.