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Obituaries - Nancy Martin

Macomb Journal - May 24, 1918

Mrs. G. W. Martin died this morning at 8:30 o'clock at her late residence, 533 West Washington street, aged 73 years, 9 months and 12 days. She had been afflicted with arterioschlierosis, but had been seriously sick for only about 12 days. The time of the funeral will be announced later.

Nancy Virginia, daughter of David and Delilah Seybold, was born at Blandinsville, August 12, 1844, and was untied in marriage January 8, 1867, to Ezra (Azro) B. Welch, who died in February 1882.

She was married the second time to G. W. Martin, who survives her.

Deceased was a member of the Baptist church for years, and was a devoted Christian.

Besides her aged husband, she is survived by 5 children: Flora Bagg of Canada; Nora Cowan of Rock Island; David Welch of Macomb; Ernest Welch of Canada; Mrs. Laura Quigley of Rock Island and one sister, Mrs. Laura Herrington of Davenport, who mourn deeply the loss of a dearly beloved, affectionate mother and sister.

Funeral services will be held at the Baptist church Sunday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock; interment in Oakwood Cemetery

Contributed by Linda Worstell