De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hightstown, New Jersey.

Au­gust 30, 1914, Rialto, Florida.

Fort Myers Ce­me­te­ry, Fort Myers, Florida.


Martin graduated from the Peddie Institute in Hightstown in 1884, and in 1891 from the Crozer The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry, Upland, Penn­syl­van­ia (alma mater of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.). Martin married Euretta (Etta) May Wilcox in 1891.

Martin served as pastor of the Grace Baptist Church (formerly Cramer’s Hill), Camden, New Jersey (1891–94); Noank Baptist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894–1900); Tabernacle Baptist Church, New Albany, Indiana (1900–02); First Baptist Church, Seymour, Indiana (1902–04); First Baptist Church, Bluffton, Indiana (1904–09); Grace Baptist Church, Somerville, Mas­sa­chu­setts (1909–1912); and the First Baptist Church, Fort Myers, Florida (1912–14).

  1. At the Great Roll Call in Heaven
  2. Children of God
  3. Children’s Call, The
  4. For You, for Me
  5. Fully Satisfied
  6. Glad Reunion By and By, The
  7. God Helping Me, I’ll Stand
  8. God Is Watching o’er Us
  9. Guiding Light
  10. Half I Cannot Tell, The
  11. He Arose
  12. Heed the Call
  13. Homeland So Dear, The
  14. I Am Happy in My Savior
  15. I Am Trusting
  16. I Love Jesus Best of All
  17. I Remember Calvary
  18. I’ll Be There
  19. Jesus Shall Lead Me
  20. Jesus, Tender Shepherd
  21. Land of the Unsetting Sun
  22. Lead Me
  23. Let the Dear Savior Come In
  24. Light Breaks upon the Tomb
  25. Lion of Judah, The
  26. May God Depend on You?
  27. Message to You and Me, A
  28. My Anchor Holds
  29. My Father Watches over Me
  30. My Heart, My Life, to Thee
  31. My Savior and I
  32. Name of Jesus, The
  33. Nearer to Thee
  34. O Tell the Sweet Old Story
  35. On, Brave Heralds
  36. On Such a Change
  37. Over Lands That Lie in Darkness
  38. Remember Every Blessing
  39. Shall We Meet in Glory?
  40. Shout Hosannas
  41. Sitting at the Feet of Jesus
  42. Springtime Song
  43. Still Sweeter Every Day
  44. Sweet and Clear
  45. Tell Again the Story
  46. Tell Jesus
  47. Tell Me Again of Jesus
  48. Touch It? Not I
  49. Waiting for Me
  50. We Shall Stand in Spotless White
  51. Whosoever, That Means Me
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