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Angie Harle Martin

  • Birth 26 Apr 1855 Mount Enterprise, Rusk County, Texas, USA
  • Death 18 Feb 1947 Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 83192909



Mrs. F. M. Martin, aged 92 years, pioneer resident of Corsicana, died at the family home, 1427 West Collin street, late Tuesday following an Illness of almost seven years. Funeral services will be held from the McCammon Funeral Chapel Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.

The rites will be conducted by the Rev. Erwin F. Bohmfalk,pastor of the First Methodist church, of which she had been a member since early life.

Native of Texas

The widow of the late Marion Martin, Sr., member of the Constitutional convention that framed the present Texas
Constitution after Reconstruction Days, lieutenant governor of Texas 1882-1886, and a captain in the Confederate Army, Mrs. Martin was born, April 26, 1855, Angie Harle, Mt. Enterprise, Rusk county, Texas, the daughter of the late Dr. William and Mrs. Harriett Harle who came to Corsicana when Mrs Martin was 10 or 11 years of age.

Mrs. Martin was a sister to the late Judge J. L. Harle who was county judge of Navarro county when the courthouse preceding the present structure was erected In the early 1880s. The cornerstone of that old courthouse was given to Marion Martin, son of Mrs. Martin, and is now at the family plot in the cemetery. Judge Harle also served as mayor of Corsicana.

Confederate Veteran Capt. Martin, a native of Kentucky, came to old Wadeville, south of the present site of Kerens,
in 1853 and was a well-known breeder of fine race horses and
other livestock. He organized a company of Confederate troops at Wadevllle, and led them during that four-year period of hostilities between the States. Capt. and Mrs. Martin were married in Corsicana, in 1877. The former lieutenant governor died in Corsicana June 10, 1903.

Until declining health caused her retirement, Mrs. Martin was an active worker and member of the Methodist church.
Surviving are a son, Marion Martin; granddaughter, Mrs. L.
R. Hayes, and a great-granddaughter, Marion Elizabeth Hayes, all of Corsicana.

Other relatives include Mrs. M.P. Hedrick, Corsicana,niece: Earl Harle, Dallas; Leonard and Sidney Harle, both of San Antonio, and Will Harle, Cuero, nephews; Mrs. Sidney K. Brietz and Mrs. Aline McCain, both of Corsicana, step-great-granddauphters, and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be W. Perry McCammon, W. C. Stroube, Walter
Hayes, Tom Pinkston, Scott Lowry, M. P. Hedrick, C. W. Taylor and Tom Hickey. Friends of the family will be
honorary pallbearers.

Corsicana Daily Sun
February 19, 1947

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 83192909
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Angie Harle Martin (26 Apr 1855–18 Feb 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83192909, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by timcdfw (contributor 47007927) .