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Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: November 05, 2012 at 10:12:53
In Reply to: JAMES FISHER MARTIN by Kristi DeCluitt of 206

By now you may have learned the maiden name of Callie, if not it's on the DC for their son (son on the 1910 census)
Callie is the informant on this DC, so information should be fairly accurate.

TX Dth Idx thru 1976:

name: William Smiley Martin
death date: 28 Jan 1933
death place: Prec No.8, Atascosa, Texas
gender: Male
race: w
death age: 32 years 6 months 14 days
estimated birth date:
birth date: 14 Jul 1900
birthplace: Kenedy, Tx
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Eva Keer Martin
father's name: James F Martin
father's birthplace: Tx
mother's name: Callie Wilson Martin
mother's birthplace: Tx
occupation: Railway Workman
place of residence: Prec #8 Atascosa TX
cemetery: Pleasanton
burial place:
burial date: 29 Jan 1933
additional relatives:
film number: 2115162
digital film number: 4163783
image number: 2932
reference number: cn 108

I'm guessing several of the Martin family may be buried together. Can't find anything on a cemetery named Pleasanton in Karnes Co, TX on Find a Grave site, nor graves for James and William with year of death. Find a Grave is growing at a fast pace, you might keep checking back. GNIS site doesn't show Pleasanton in Karnes Co, TX.

There is a town named Pleasanton in Atascosa Co, TX, which neighbors Karnes. Could the cemetery be just across the county line????

Aha, found it. On Find a Grave you can view a double headstone for J. Fisher and wife Fannie C. Maybe Callie's first name was Fannie? William Smiley is there, too, W.S. Martin.

These people who use nicknames. TX Dth Idx thru 1976:

name: Fannie Caroline Martin
death date: 10 Aug 1973
death place: Kenedy, Karnes, Texas
gender: Female
death age: 91 years
estimated birth date: 1882
birth date:
marital status:
spouse's name:
father's name: John Wilson
father's birthplace:
mother's name: Kathryn Moore
mother's birthplace:
place of residence:
burial place: Pleasanton, Atascosa Co, TX
burial date:
additional relatives:
film number: 2242933
digital film number: 4168766
image number: 1216
reference number: cn 63079

Martin is a common name, but date of death from the headstone for James Fisher:

name: James Fisher Martin
death date: 24 Apr 1949
death place: Kenedy, Karnes, Texas
gender: Male
race: White
death age: 73 years 11 months 18 days
estimated birth date:
birth date: 06 May 1875
birthplace: Texas
marital status: Married
spouse's name:
father's name: Absom Martin
father's birthplace: Ohio
mother's name: Allie Campbell
mother's birthplace: Ohio
occupation: Ret.
place of residence: Kenedy, Karnes, Texas
cemetery: Pleasanton
burial place: Pleasanton, Tx.
burial date: 26 Apr 1949
additional relatives: X
film number: 2223205
digital film number: 4031777
image number: 3097
reference number: CN 18400

Happy Hunting (^_^)

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