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Pontiac Cemetery

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Pontiac Cemetery
Photos submitted by Mary Ruth (Luna) Sparks


Graves of Perry Henson Martin (called Dick or Uncle Dick) and his first wife, Polly Johnson Martin. Turnbo often referred to the "Dick Martin Springs" which was the homeplace of this couple. He was born Dec. 20 1845 and died April 18 1941. In the Civil War he fought with Co. B 16th Calvary from Jan. 13 1864 to July 1 1865. The couple was married Nov. 18, 1867. Their youngest son, Issac Newton (Newt) Martin talked about how hard it was to match these two monuments since they died 27 years apart.


Graves of Mildred Willbanks and William L. Martin. They were married Aug. 13, 1895. He was the son of Perry Henson and Polly Johnson Martin.


Graves of Irene (Livesay) and Thomas Martin. They were married Aug. 14, 1907. He was the son of Perry Henson and Polly Johnson Martin.


Graves of Jesse and Hattie (Walker) Martin. They were married Feb. 25, 1908. His first wife, Onie Tate, died Nov. 10,, 1904, following the birth of twins. He was the son of Perry Henson and Polly Johnson Martin.


The graves of Isaac Newton (Newt) and Beulah (Rose) Martin. They were married May 3, 1922. His first wife, Stella Upton, died Feb. 13, 1914, soon after the birth of their daughter, Stella Martin (Luna). He was the son of Perry Henson and Polly Johnson Martin.



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