August 21, 1866, Jordan, Nova Scotia, Canada.

March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia.

Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia.


Daughter of James N. and Irene Harding Holden, Civilla taught school before marrying Walter Martin. Together, they produced a number of Gospel songs.

  1. Accepted in the Beloved
  2. Across the Border Line
  3. Ambassadors for the King
  4. Are You a Friend to Jesus?
  5. Because He Loved His Own
  6. Blood Will Never Lose Its Power, The
  7. Breath of the Spirit, The
  8. Do Something for Somebody
  9. Doing Business for the King
  10. God Will Take Care of You
  11. He Died Because He Loved Us So
  12. Hear Ye Him
  13. Heaven for Me
  14. His Eye Is on the Sparrow
  15. His Love Is an Ocean So Boundless and Deep
  16. I Am Singing the New Song Today
  17. In a Moment
  18. King of the Ages, The
  19. Love Keeps Me Singing
  20. My Father Knows Just What I Need
  21. O How You Need Him
  22. Old Account Was Settled, The
  23. Old-Fashioned Way, The
  24. Old Rugged Cross, The
  25. On the Upgrade
  26. One of God’s Days Every Dark Cloud
  27. Saved
  28. Saved and Kept by Power Divine
  29. Sitting at the Feet of Jesus
  30. Sleeper in Zion, Awake
  31. So Near to the Kingdom of Heaven
  32. Some Day I Will Sing the Great Glory Song
  33. Standing in the Forefront
  34. Tell It to Jesus Alone
  35. ’Twill Not Be Long, the Burdens Now We Carry
  36. Was It You?
  37. Watching for the Dawning
  38. We Shall Be Like Him
  39. What a Change
  40. When Days of Toil Have All Gone By
  41. Wonderful Love
  42. Wonderful Time, A
  43. You Shall Wear a Crown

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