Dock Johnson "DJ" Martin

Dock Johnson "DJ" Martin

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  • Name Dock Johnson "DJ" Martin 
    Born 19 Jul 1888  Navarro Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Tax Assesor - Navarro County 
    Died 22 Nov 1964  Corsicana, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Coronary Heart Disease 
    Buried Hamilton Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Name: Dock Johnson Martin
      Titles:
      Gender: Male
      Marital status: Widowed
      Death date: 22 Nov 1964
      Death county: Navarro
      Death place: Navarro, Texas, United States
      Collection: Texas Death Index 1964-1998
      [1]
    • Named for the delivering Dr. - Dr. Johnson, Navarro Co, TX
    • Navarro Tax Roll
      Show $29,654,381

      Special to The News

      CORSICANA. Texas. Nov. 8.—Approval of the years tax roll for Navarro County reveals that total rendition this years is $29.654.381. Dock J. Martin, Tax Assessor states. Tax Assessor Martin stated the reason the total for the farm land valuations being higher per acre this year as compared with last year was due to the placing of 4,800 acres formerly in oil renditions in the real estate and about 560,000 in farm improvements. He said the acreage was not raised as it appeared in a recent statement.

      Dallas Morning News
      November 9 1931 [2]
    • Corsicana Semi-Weekly Morning Light is authorised to announce Doc J. Martin as a candidate for re-election
      (second term) to the office of Tax Assessor of Navarro county subject to the action of the democratic primaries.

      Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light
      July 12, 1932 [3]
    • D. J. Martin
      Dies Sunday
      Rites Monday

      D. J. (Dock) Martin, 76, native of Navarro county, died in Twilight Home Sunday morning following an extended illness.
      Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. from the Corley Chapel with burial in the Hamilton cemetery.

      The rites were conducted by Robert J. Potts, pastor of the First Baptist church. Martin was a member of the Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist church
      Martin served as the last Navarro county assessor of taxes before the offices of assessor and collector were combined many years ago.

      Surviving are a son, W. W Martin, Corsicana; a daughter Mrs. 'E. M. Caskey, Corsicana five granddaughters, Mrs. Doris Hooker, Corsicana; Mrs. Janis Myers, Olney; Mrs. Joyce J Redden, Dallas; Mrs. Martha Jones, Mt. Calm, and Mrs Nancy Lovelady, Tyler; 12 greatgrandchildren and other relatives.

      Members of Corsicana Lodge No. 174, A.F. and A.M., were pallbearers.


      Corsicana Daily Sun
      November 23, 1964 [4]
    • http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31357896 [5]
    Person ID I214  Extended Families of Childress
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 

    Father George Wesley Martin,   b. 1 Nov 1849, Johnson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1926, Corsicana, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Martha Virginia Cunningham,   b. 10 Mar 1852, Henderson Co TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1905, Navarro Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1870  Lexington, Henderson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet

    Family Addie Irene Holloway,   b. 6 Jul 1889, Navarro Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1964, Navarro Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1906  Navarro Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Cecil Loyd Martin,   b. 5 May 1916, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1919, Corsicana, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Willie Wesley Martin,   b. 29 Mar 1910,   d. 28 Feb 1978  (Age 67 years)
     3. Thelma Martin,   b. 4 Oct 1906, Cleburne, Johnson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 2002, Olney, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F173  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hamilton Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Dock J Martin
    Dock J Martin
    Texas Death Certificate

    Headstones
    Dock Johnson Martin
    Dock Johnson Martin
    Hamilton Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX

  • Sources 
    1. [S171] Texas Death Index 1890-1976.

    2. [S263] Dallas Morning News, 9 Nov 1931.

    3. [S578] Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light, 12 Jul 1932.

    4. [S146] Corsicana Daily Sun.

    5. [S524] Findagrave.com.