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MARTIN, ALICE: (Quincy Herald, Aug. 20, 1897)   Mrs. Robert Martin, a former resident of Quincy, where she lived some thirty years, died Tuesday evening, August 17, at the home of her daughter Alice, Mrs. Win. Griswold, at Toledo, with whom she had been living since the death of her husband here some four years ago. She had been in poor health for several years, but the immediate cause of her death was a stroke of paralysis two weeks previous. She was 64 years old. Her remains were brought to Quincy yesterday afternoon and the funeral took place at the Presbyterian Church at 3:30 conducted by her former pastor, Rev. H. P. Lane, of Jonesville, and her remains were laid beside those of her husband in Lakeview Cemetery.
Mrs. Martin is survived by five children, viz: Mrs. Win. Griswold, of Toledo; Louis Martin of Toledo; Robert Martin, of Elkhart, Joseph Martin, of Evert; and John Martin of Three Rivers, all of whom were present at the funeral, together with their families. Her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. John Boyle of Jackson, and Richard Boyle of Grand Rapids were also present, also Mrs. Cooley and Mrs. Haynes, friends from Toledo. The Rebekah Lodge attended the funeral as a body.  (Souce:
MARTIN, SARAH:  (Coldwater Courier, May 30, 1876)   Sarah Martin, daughter of Robert Martin, aged twelve years, died Friday afternoon. She had been sick nearly five months and was a great sufferer much of the time. During the last twenty one days of her sickness she took no nourishment whatever, excepting chloroform, morphine, and a very little cold water. Her funeral was attended at the Presbyterian church yesterday morning.  (Souce:
MILLER, SAMUEL:  (Coldwater Courier, 21 Jul 1888Samuel Miller died at the residence of his son-in-law, L.A. Dunham, corner of Marshall and Montgomery streets, last Wednesday morning at 8 o'clock, of old age.  He had been failing for several years and was totally blind.  He was born near Pennfield [sic], N.Y., in August, 1796, and was consequently nearly 92 years old.  He was at one time a resident of Three Rivers but had lived in Girard and this city for the past twenty years. He leaves two children, his wife dying about sixteen years since.  His funeral was attended at Mr. Dunham's residence Thursday afternoon, Rev. H.P. Collin officiating, after which his body was taken to Girard for interment.  He was a life-long member of the Presbyterian church and a highly respectable gentleman. (Source: Marilyn Lane,
MILLIMAN, WILLIAM W.: William Wesley Milliman, son of William and Martha Milliman, was born in Noble township, Branch Co., Michigan, Sept. 3, 1848, and passed away at the home of John Carter, in Bronson, Dec. 23, 1922, being 74 years, 3 months and 20 days old. He was the youngest of a family of nine children and all of his eight brothers and sisters had preceded him in death. Feb. 23, 1863, he enlisted in the 5th Michigan Calvary, Co. M, for the duration of the war and served until the close. In the autumn of 1870, he was united in marriage to Miss Susan Keller and to this union ten children were born, of whom, six survive: Lyman of Sturgis; Melvin, residence unknown, Nelson, of Schoolcraft; Mrs. Jessie Hill of Hazel, Mont; Mrs. Cora Armstrong of Burr Oak; and Lawrence of Bronson. He also leaves 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, besides a host of other relatives and friends. His companion passed away Aug. 26, 1915. He lived the greater part of his life in Branch Co., all but 11 years which were spent in Isabella and Mecosta counties, and six month at the Soldiers' Home in Grand Rapids. Practically his entire life was spent in farming, at which occupation he enjoyed something more than the average degree of success. He was a member of the Bronson Post G.A.R., and will be greatly missed, not only by his children, but his comrades and many friends. Funeral Services were held at the Baptist church in Bronson, Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 27. He was laid to rest beside his wife in the Dutch Settlement Cemetery. (Source: Scott Lockhart,, March 2007)