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Jesse Allen Martin
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1902
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1948
Wayne County
Illinois, USA

The son of Charles and Rose Mahalie Keeling Martin, Jess served in the army before and during W. W. II. He returned unscathed and decided to pay a surprise visit to his family at Christmas.

He rode the bus from his home in Elgin, IL to Albion and hitched a ride with Alan Gill to Golden Gate on a windy, icy night. The car hit a patch of ice and crashed, killing Jess, Alan and two other men. The shock of his loss was very great because it was Christmas, and he was not even expected.

He left a widow, Minnie from Burnt Prairie back in Elgin. She later remarried. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Clifford Martin (1878 - 1946)
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Allen Martin (1902 - 1948)
  James Clifford Martin (1909 - 1963)*
  Daisy Mae Martin Moore (1912 - 1975)*
  Lawrence Frank Martin (1913 - 1978)*
  Charles Woodrow Martin (1915 - 1984)*
  Lewis Harold Martin (1917 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Albion
Edwards County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jul 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6633605
Jesse Allen Martin
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 Added: Dec. 23, 2011

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 Added: Jan. 23, 2003
 
 
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