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Martha Gertrude Howell Crabtree
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1913
Live Oak
Suwannee County
Florida, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 2008
Citrus County
Florida, USA

Daughter of Confederate Sgt Caleb William Pinkney (CWP) Howell & Minnie Gertrude (Woods) Howell. Married Max Arnold at age 13 on her birthday, August 1, 1928, in Hamilton County, FL. Max Arnold died in 1953. She then married Mitchell Murl Crabtree, who died in 1988. 2nd cousin in law of J. Clark (Submitter).
Martha Howell Arnold Crabtree, 94, of Inverness, died Thursday, March 20, 2008. She was born Aug. 1, 1913 in Live Oak. She was the only child of the Rev. CWP and Minnie Howell. She is one of only four living natural daughters of a Civil War veteran. She came here from Live Oak in 1938. She was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Inverness and attended Rutland Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Max Arnold in 1953, and husband Merle Crabtree in 1988. She leaves behind her family that she loved, Mildred Fort and husband Roy; Abbie Eckhardt and husband Borice of Inverness; Annie Hall and husband Billy of Old Town; Ruby Williams of Trenton; Billy Arnold and wife Pat of Bushnell; Don Arnold and wife Sherry of Spartanburg, S.C.; Edith Crabtree and husband Mitchell of Inverness; 22 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren and three great-great-great-grandchildren. Her legacy of love spans many generations that will provide us with many memories to share and to tell to our loved ones.
The service of remembrance for Martha Arnold Crabtree was held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2008 at the Inverness Chapel of Hopper Funeral Homes Inc. Interment followed at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Arrangements by Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness Chapel. 
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  C W P Howell (1839 - 1927)
  Minnie Gertrude Woods Howell (1879 - 1961)
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Citrus County
Florida, USA
Created by: J. Clark
Record added: Jan 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33090064
Martha Gertrude <i>Howell</i> Crabtree
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Martha Gertrude <i>Howell</i> Crabtree
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Martha Gertrude <i>Howell</i> Crabtree
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 Added: Mar. 12, 2013

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