In Memory

Mary Martin (Dodge) - Class Of 1889

Mrs. Mary Martin Dodge, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Abraham B. Martin, died at her home in Old Hickory, Tennessee, Sunday. This is the third death in the Martin family this year. In January, the mother died at her home in this city, in May Mr. Bailey Martin passed away, and in July the only daughter of the family was called to rest. Mary Martin spent her girlhood days in Delphi, and everybody who knew her loved her. She was of a remarkably sweet and gentle disposition. She was singer of abisility and gave of her talent freely in the activities of the Delphi Baptist church. She taught music in the Delphi schools. It was through their mutual enjoyment of music that Will Dodge and “Mamie” Martin became acquainted. The romance, which started soon after their introduction, culminated in their marriage. During the most of their married life, they have lived in Tennessee. To them were born five sons and one daughter. It was the pleasure of the writer of this article, in company with her mother, to visit the Dodge home in Nashville, Tennessee, many years ago. Never was there a happier home, or a family more devoted one to the other than the Dodge home and family. A picture that will ever be remembered is that of the mother at the piano with her children gathered around her, singing some of the old melodies. For the past few years both Mr. and Mrs. Dodge have been in ill health. Their children have been devoted to them and the daughter, Margaret, now eighteen, had taken charge of the home, thus giving her mother a much needed rest. The people of Delphi who knew Mrs. Dodge are thinking of her today as the sweet singer of old, as the happy, devoted, young mother, and as the faithful, loyal wife. Sickness and age may have changed her but to her friends here, she is remembered as she was when she used to come home for visits with her loved ones, and always took the time to call upon her girlhood friends. Funeral services were held in Old Hickory and burial was made there. Mrs. Dodge leaves her husband, five sons and a daughter, and two brothers, Ben of Logansport, and Lew, of this city.

Delphi Citizen July 25, 1925


Mary Martin Dodge
[Mary Martin Martin] 



Birth Date:

17 Dec 1870

Birth Place:




Death Date:

19 Jul 1925

Death Place:

Old Hickory, Davidson, Tennessee

Father's Name:

A B Martin

Mother's Name:

Amanda Baum