View Record Number 885

View Record Number 885 - Mr. Donald Martin

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Name:Mr. Donald Martin
DOD:19/03/1905
Age:65
Address:250
Daliburgh
South Uist
Date of funeral:21/03/1905
Funeral Location:St. Peter's RC Church, Daliburgh
Presider:Fr. Alex MacDougall, Parish Priest of Daliburgh, and four other island priests
Occupation:Crofter
Additional Info:Mr. Martin was born in 1840. He was married to Margaret Walker, Ann MacDonald and Catherine Walker. It is understood that his first wife, Margaret, is buried with him in this grave and his second wife, Ann is buried to the side of him.
There were five priests present at his funeral: Fr. Alex MacDougall of Daliburgh Parish, South Uist; Fr. Donald Walker of Iochdar Parish, South Uist, Fr. William MacLellan, Bornish Parish, South Uist; Fr. Ewen Cameron of Benbecula Parish, and Fr. Allan MacDonald of Eriskay Parish. The priests in those days had to travel by horseback or wagon because there were no cars and it was a real hardship. This was an honour to Mr. Martin.
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Relatives

Mrs. Catherine Martin (Spouse) (deceased) view record.

Mrs. Ann Martin (Spouse) (deceased) view record.

Miss Mary Agnes Martin (Granddaughter) (deceased) view record.

Miss Margaret Mary Martin (Granddaughter) (deceased) view record.

Miss Flora Theresa Martin (Granddaughter) (deceased) view record.

Mrs. Dolina MacFadyen (Granddaughter) (deceased) view record.

Mr. Andrew Martin (great grandson) (deceased) view record.

Mr. Donald Joseph Martin (Grandson) (deceased) view record.

Mr. Allan Andrew Martin (Grandson) (deceased) view record.

Mr. Donald John Martin (Son) (deceased) view record.

Miss Flora Martin MBE (Daughter) (deceased) view record.

Mr. Finlay Martin BEM (Son) (deceased) view record.

Mrs. Euphemia Campbell (Daughter) (deceased) view record.

Mrs. Margaret Martin (Spouse) (deceased) view record.