FRANCISd MARTIN (Albertc, Mary Gochenauerb, Johna), commonly called "Frank," was born in Pennsylvania on 16 October 1885, son of Albert Martin and his wife Elizabeth K. Groff. Frank married FLORA MAE ADAMS, who was born in Maryland about 1885/6. According to the 1930 census, he was 21, she 19 at marriage, which would place their marriage about 1906. They lived at Oak Bottom, near Quarryville. He died in March 1963.

The Frank Martin family was reported in the 1930 census (2056:10A) at East Drumore Township, Lancaster County:

Name Related Sex Race Age MS B FB MB Occupation
Martin, Frank head M W 46 M PA PA PA painter
Martin, Flora M. wife F W 44 M MD MD MD none
Martin, J. Blanche daughter F W 24 S PA PA MD teacher
public school
Martin, Barbara L. daughter F W 21 S PA PA MD training
Martin, A. Lloyd son M W 19 S PA PA MD laborer
Martin, Mildred F. daughter F W 17 S PA PA MD none
Martin, Wilda M. daughter F W 9 S PA PA MD none

Frank and Flora Martin had the following children:

  1. J. BLANCHE e MARTIN b. at Providence Township, Lancaster Co., PA, on 9 July 1905
    • b. in Pennsylvania about 1908/9
    • d. before 2000
    • m (1). ________ EVANS
    • m (2). ________ HODGINS
    • b. in Pennsylvania about 1910/1 (1930 census)
    • b. at East Drumore Township on 2 March 1913
    • Religion. United Methodist, Clermont, Florida
    • d. at Clermont, FL on 29 April 1978 (age 65)
    • bur. at Clermont on 2 May 1978
    • m.
      • b. on 10 September 1914 (SSDI)
      • d. on 27 February 2003 (SSDI)
    • at least 2 children
    • b. in Pennsylvania about 1920/1 (1930 census)
    • m. JOHN R. "Jack" KENDIG Junior
      • b. at Quarryville on 4 January 1918
      • d. at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 17 August 1993. See obituary below.

from Lancaster Intelligencer Journal
18 August 1993, page B3

John Kendig Jr., 75, PP&L foreman
John R. Kendig Jr., 75, of 2580 Honeysuckle Lane, died unexpectedly Tuesday at Lancaster General Hospital.
He was the husband of Wilda M. Martin Kendig.
Kendig worked for 34 years as a multiple line crew foreman for Pennsylvania Power and Light. He retired in 1980.
In 1950, Kendig received the first Good Citizenship Award presented by the Conestoga National Bank. He also was a plank owner at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C.
A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a quartermaster stationed in the South Pacific on the USS Fomalhaut during World War II. He received training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center.
He was a lifetime member of the Millersville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7294 and the American Legion. He was a member of Free and Accepted Masons, Lamberton Blue Lodge No. 476, the Harrisburg Consistory, Lancaster Lodge of Perfection and the Tall Cedars.
Born in Quarryville, he was a son of the late John R. Sr. and Mary Wimer Kendig. He was a lifelong resident of Lancaster County.
Besides his wife he is survived by a son, John R. III of Lancaster; two daughters, Mary Lynn, wife of Gary E. Shay of Coopersburg, and Patricia M., wife of Eric Shaffmaster of Greensboro, N.C.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Lynn S. of Lititz; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Baxter.

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