Martin Family Buried In Versailles Cemetery

IMG_1384Martin Family Buried In Versailles Cemetery

Woodford County, Kentucky

IMG_1386Nimrod E. Martin, December 21, 1796 – November 26, 1876

IMG_1387Elizabeth Graddy, wife of Nimrod E. Martion, February 18, 1797 – October 7, 1855

IMG_1388H. Graddy Martin, October 20, 1832 – March 13, 1849.  Son of Nimrod and Elizabeth Martin

IMG_1389Sadonia M. Withers, September 29, 1819 – October 1839, daughter of Nimrod and Elizabeth Martin

IMG_1390Eudora Martin, wife of J. P. Woolfolk, March 11, 1836 – May 17, 1923.  Daughter of Nimrod and Elizabeth Martin

IMG_1391J. P. Woolfolk, April 15, 1811 – November 13, 1883

IMG_1385Marcus Woolfolk Blakemore, 1886 – 1910.  Great-Grandson of Nimrod and Elizabeth Martin

On the open book – Sallie Woolfolk Blakemore, mother of Marcus W. Blakemore 1858-1947.  Granddaughter of Nimrod and Elizabeth Martin

from The Lexington Herald, Lexington, Kentucky

February 21, 1910

Marcus Blakemore Dies At Versailles

Heart Failure Following an Attack of Typhoid Fever Proves Fatal

Mr. Marcus W. Blakemore died at the home of his aunt, Mrs. H. D. Pinkerton, on High Street, Saturday.  Mr. Blakemore had been ill about three weeks with typhoid fever, but was recovering.  His death was sudden, being caused by heart failure.

Mr. Blakemore graduated with high honors at Georgetown College, and was connected with a wholesale house in Nashville prior to his illness.  He was a young man of most amiable disposition, with many friends.  The funeral services will be held at the home of Mrs. S. D. Pinkerton on High Street Monday at 2:30 p.m.

Marcus Woolfolk Blakemore’s father was Oscar F. Blakemore, who died in 1895.


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