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Martin Luther French 1855-1933

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Looking for any family members/descendents of Martin Luther FRENCH & wife Laura Belle SHROYER.living in Springfield, Clark County OHor any other area.
FRENCH, Martin Luther 1855-1933

The obit:
FRENCH--Martin L. French. 78, of
120 N. Bell Av., died at.,the City Hospital
Saturday, Nov. 18, 1933. Of a fractured hip
suffered in a fall near his home. Funeral ,serv-
ices will be held at the Coffman Funeral home at
2 p.m.
Tuesday. In charge of the Rev. F. L. Blevins of the
Church of God on Hillside Av., Burial will be made in
the
Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.
Springfield News -Sun Springfield , OH Page 2 section
11 A

Sunday, November 19, 1933

INJURY RESULTS
IN DEATH OF MAN
Martin L. French, 78, Of 120 N. Bell av.
died Saturday at 8:40 p m. at the City Hospital,
where he was taken Thursday following a fall at
his home in which he suffered a broken hip.
Surviving are" his widow, Mrs.
Laura French. of Dayton four sons John French of the
"U. S. Army,
stationed at Jeffersonville, Ind., and ' Clyde, Harold
and Orville French,
all of Springfield; and four daughters,
Mrs. Ethel Boyer of Dayton,
and Mrs.Emma Merriman, Mrs. Anna Booth
and Mrs. Opal Rinker, all of Springfield .
The body was removed to the Coffman Funeral Parlor.

** notes:
**"Orville" French 's full name is Thomas Orville FRENCH
(My grandfather)**

Parents:
David Martin FRENCH b.1824 Springfield, Clark Co., OH
d.17 Jan 1909 Clinton Twp. Shelby Co., OH
mother: Rachel LORTON b.Abt. 1825 Clark Co.,
d.after daughter Jane FRENCH b.1862 was born
in Springfield, Clark Co., OH

Searching for Rachel's grave date of death
may have died in a plague or child birth.

wife's full name: Laura Belle (SHROYER) FRENCH
d/o
Thomas Burton SHROYER 1839-1882 Shelby Co.,OH
Margaret "Maggie" Amy MOORE b.1847 Shelby Co.,
d.1936-Orient, WA
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Photo taken at Fletcher Chapel Cem. Harmony Twp, Clark Co., OH USA on