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Name: MARTIN, John Henry

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Birth Date: 21 July 1850 Stithians, Carnmenellis, Cornwall

Death Date: 14 June 1879 buried at Ribe

Last Date: 1879

Area: Ribe

Book Reference: David Woolley, Nicholls

General Information:

Photograph of grave at Ribe sent by David Woolley - 'John Henry Martin, died June 14 1879 aged 29. "Faithful unto Death"'
Nicholls - John Henry Martin wrote home to his family most pertinently: 'In Africa you can do nothing in a hurry, except it be to die. All kinds of business and locomotion are performed leisurely [sic]. But in sickness you travel at railway speed to the last goal.'
Ribe cemetery John Henry Martin, who was brutally murdered on November 2 1895 at Chonyi in Kilifi where he had gone to spread the gospel. [but see line 1]

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