Robert MARTIN
(1818-)
Eleanor WILLIAMS
(1823-)
Willis WILSON
Louisa SHURAM
Simon William MARTIN
(1849-1910)
Malinda Jane WILSON
(1856-1931)
LeRoy B. MARTIN
(1888-1918)

 

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Ethel LEACH

LeRoy B. MARTIN 868

  • Born: 20 Nov 1888, Atlanta, Cowley County, Kansas 868,1825
  • Marriage: Ethel LEACH on 23 Aug 1917 in Sedan, Kansas 1824
  • Died: 1 Nov 1918, France at age 29 1825
  • Buried: Burden, Cowley County, Kansas, USA 1825
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Residence, 1910, Atlanta, Omnia Township, Cowley County, Kansas. 868 living with his parents.

Occupation, 1910, Atlanta, Omnia Township, Cowley County, Kansas. 868 as a farmer.

Obituary, 7 Dec 1918, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA. 1826 Sergeant Roy martin of Atlanta was killed in action in France on November 1, according to official announcement from the war department. He was 27 years of age and had always lived in Atlanta. He leaves a wife who was residing in Burden during her husband's absence. Sergeant Martin was a brother of Willis Martin of Winfield.

Funeral, 30 Jan 1919, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA. 1827 Funeral and Memorial Service
The funeral of Mrs. Leroy Martin who died Tuesday noon was held in Burden Thursday afternoon at two o'clock at which time a memorial service was conducted in honor of her husband, Sergeant Marin, who made the supreme sacrifice in France on November 1, 1918, when killed in action. The pall bearers chosen were soldiers returned from service. It was one of the largest funerals ever held in Burden. Interment was made in the Burden cemetery.

Newspaper Article, 19 Sep 1921, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA. 1828 BURIED AT BURDEN
Legion Post In Charge of Funeral of Another Overseas Man
The funeral of Sergeant LeRoy Martin, Co. "G", 353rd Inf. was held at Burden Sunday afternoon. The body was committed to the earth in Burden cemetary [sic]. Full military honors were rendered by Burden post of the American Legion, with Col. John O'Connor, of Winfield Post, acting as commander and chaplain. In spite of the rain of the previous night and consequently heavy condition of the roads, a very large crowd was in attendance. People came from Cambridge, Grand Summit, Atlanta, Wilmot, Floral, New Salem and Winfield.


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LeRoy married Ethel LEACH, daughter of Albert LEACH and Phoebe RIDPATH, on 23 Aug 1917 in Sedan, Kansas.1824 (Ethel LEACH was born in Sep 1894,1829 died on 23 Jan 1919 1829 and was buried in Jan 1919 in Burden, Cowley County, Kansas, USA 1829.)

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Marriage Fact, 1 Nov 1918. 1824 Ethel was widowed upon the death of LeRoy.




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