CORALYN A. “CORA” (HUSON) MARTIN

B. April 20, 1883 in Illinois
D. June 5, 1974 in Cook County, IL
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“BEN MARTIN – Ben Martin, about 47 years old, died suddenly at his home near Round Lake Monday night.  He is survived by his wife and five children.  Clarence Martin of this city is a brother.  Funeral services were held at Round Lake at 10 o’clock this Thursday morning with burial at Wauconda.”

“GRANBERG
Catherine Elizabeth Granberg, age 80, beloved wife for 62 years of Charles F. Granberg, loving mother of Coralyn (Ronald) Peters, Charles J. (Joanne), Ben (Kathleen), Cathy (Kurt, C.F.D.) Janus, Michael Granberg, C.P.D., Mary (Mike ret. C.P.D.) Roach, also the late Frank Granberg; cherished grandmotherof 16, and great-grandmother of nine.  Catherine was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and caring friend to many.  She retired from the State of Illinois Attorney General’s Office.  She had also worked at the Uptown Chicago Commission and the Edgewater Beach Hotel.  Member of the Sauganash Womens Club and Queen of All Saints Over 50’s Club.  Mrs. Grandberg was an avid reader, gardner and crossword aficionada.  Born in what is now known as Round Lake, Il on Sept. 17, 1919; Graduate of Grant Comm. H.S., Ingleside, IL. also attended Truman Jr. College.  Funeral Thursday, 9:30 a.m. from Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N. Cicero Ave., to Queen of All Saints Basilisa for Mass at 10 a.m.  Interment St. Joseph Cemetery.  Visitation Wednesday, 3 to 9 p.m.  Kindle omit flwers, donations to American Cancer Society appreciatecd.  773-736-3833.”

  • Siblings:
    • Sarah E. “Sadie” (Huson) Meade born September 6 1875 in Illinois; married (1) Jesse Meade (1868-1898) on November 18, 1893 in Lake County, IL; Sarah and Jesse had children: (1) Murieta E. (Meade) Hanger (1894-1985), (2) Russell L. Meade (1897-?), and (3) Bessie M. Meade (1898-?); married (2) Chester Carlton Ames; Sarah died January 23, 1947 in Libertyville, Lake County, IL; Sarah and Jesse are buried in East Fox Lake Cemetery, Lake Villa, Lake County, IL; According to the Independent Register (Libertyville IL) Thursday, January 30, 1947:

“Rites Are Held Sunday For Mrs. Sarah Ames
   Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the Strang funeral home in Grayslake for Mrs. Sarah E. Ames, 71, who resided with a daughter, Mrs. Howard Murrie, 929 N. Milwaukee ave., Libertyville.  She passed away Thursday at Condell Memorial hospital.  Burial was in Fox Lake cemetery.
   Mrs. Ames was born at Ft. Hill, in the vicinity of Round Lake, on Sept. 6, 1875.  She resided in this vicinity her entire life.  The following children survive: Mrs. Murieta Hanger, Chicago; Russell L. Meade, Rockford, and Mrs. Howard Murrie, Libertyville.  Surviving brother and sisters are: George L. Huson, Round Lake; Mrs. Cora Martin, Chicago; Mrs. Roy (sic) Paddock, Wauconda; Mrs. Walter Sykes, Chepeck, Wis.; Mrs. Ralph Davis, Waukegan.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Marshall B. Huson, head, born Oct. 1852, age 47, married for 27 years, born in Illinois, parents born in New York, occupation: farmer; Mary H. Huson, wife, born July 1842, age 47, married for 27 years, 6 children born, 6 children living, born in Illinois, parent born in New York; George G. Huson, son, born May 1879, age 21, single, born in Illinois; occupation: farm laborer; Cora Huson, daughter, born April 1883, age 17, single, born in Illinois; Erma Huson, daughter, born November 1886, age 15, single, born in Illinois; Louise Huson, daughter, born May 1890, age 10, single, born in Illinois; Zella Huson, daughter, born August 1894, age 5, single, born in Illinois; Thomas Evich, boarder, born July 1849, age 50, single, born in Poland, parents born in Poland, immigrated in 1884, occupation: teamster,

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Cuba Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Benjamin J. Martin, head, age 27, married once for 1 year, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, occupation: farmer – general farm; Cora A. Martin, wife, age 26, married once for 1 years, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois; Vivian E. Martin, daughter, age 8/12, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL, the household members were: Ben Martin, head, age 37, married, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Canada, occupation: farmer – dairy farm; Cora Martin, wife, age 36, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois; L. Vivian Martin, daughter, age 10, single, born in Illinois; Cecile Martin, daughter, age 6, single, born in Illinois; Benjamin Martin, son, age 1 11/12, single, born in Illinois; Catherine Martin, daughter, age 4/12, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for the Township of Avon, Lake County, IL, the household members were: Ben Martin, head, age 47, married at age 25, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Canada, occupation: farmer – general farm; Cora Martin, wife, age 47, married for 25 years, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois; Cecil (sic) Martin, daughter, age 15, single, born in Illinois; Morriss (sic) Martin, son, age 12, single, born in Illinois; Catherine Martin, daughter, age 10, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL living in the Sharon Subdivision, the household members were: John Myer, head, ae 29, married, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: time keeper – WPA project; Cecelia Myer, wife, age 26, married, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935; Delores Myers, daughter, age 9, single, highest grade completed: 3, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935; June Myer, daughter, age 4, single, born in Illinois; Cora Martin, mother in law, age 56, widowed, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935.