1864–1914
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De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey.

Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flo­ri­da.

Fort My­ers Ce­me­te­ry, Fort My­ers, Flo­ri­da.

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William was the hus­band of Eu­ret­ta (Et­ta) May Wil­cox (mar­ried 1891).

He 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 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 (1909–12); 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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