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James Addison Martin

James Addison Martin

Male 1862 - 1937  (74 years)

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  • Name James Addison Martin 
    Born 24 May 1862  South Shenango Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His obituary lists his day of birth as the 14th, his Pennsylvania death certificate lists the 24th.
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 May 1937  Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage, cardiovascular disease
    • from a scrapbook at the Linesville Historical Society:
      J. Addison Martin Dies Here May 6; Was in 74th Year
      Had Been in Business Here in General Merchandise Store From 1888 until Retirement
      J. Addison Martin passed away at his home in Linesville May 6, 1937, the month of the 75th year of his age. He was born in South Shenango townhsip, Crawford County, Pa., May 14, 1862. His parents were Samuel and Ellen (Cunningham) Martin.
      He was educated in the public schools and became a teacher. He left farming for a business career in general merchandise starting with Dennison's Jamstown, Pa., leaving there in 1888 and forming a partnership with his brothers, Fred and Arthur. They purchased the LT Heath general merchandise store and continued in business for 46 years in one location in the Tyler-Irons brick block at the southeast corner of Erie and Mercer streets.
      After the deaths of Fred and Arthur the business was continued by Addison until he retired in 1934 after having been in failing health for some time and which continued until his death.
      Widow Survives
      He was united in marriage with Miss May Brown in 1893 and she survives him. Deceased is the last of his father's family. Two nephews, Howard and Clark Martin, of South Shenango, were among the bearers which also included Eugene Bresslin, Williard Penfield, James Martin and William Bush.
      Funeral services , Saturday afternoon, at the home, were conducted by Rev. JO Averill, pastor of the ME church and a former pastor, Rev. Harold Sloan, of Cambridge Springs, who paid high tribute to Mr. Martin, a member of the Linesville ME church and known among his business associates and all who were acquainted with him as an upright citizen in business and community.
      He served a term as member of the borough council and at one time as burgess giving of his time and best efforts to community welfare.
      Friends attended the funeral from South Shenango, Jamestown, Greenville, Conneautville, Conneaut Lake, Pittsburgh, Erie, New Castle, Alliance and Youngstown, Ohio.
      The committal was made in the Linesville Cemetery.
    Pennsylvania Death Certificate
    Pennsylvania Death Certificate
    James Addison Martin
    Buried 8 May 1937  Linesville Cemetery, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section Y, Lot 28, Grave 4
    Martin, James Addison
    Martin, James Addison
    1862-1937
    Plot: Section Y, Lot 28, Grave 4
    Person ID I36906  Local Families
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2016 

    Father Samuel L. Martin,   b. 13 May 1835, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1906, South Shenango Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah Eleanor Cunningham,   b. 1841,   d. 1897  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1860 
    Family ID F4596  Group Sheet

    Family C. May Brown,   b. 1869, Sheakleyville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1958, Coral Gables, Dade County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F5168  Group Sheet