Third Generation


48. Herbert Victor Martin was born on 2 February 1938 in Vinalhaven, Knox County, Maine, USA.6 He served in the military in the Army and the the Army reserve between 1957 and 1963. He was a commercial fisherman fishing for Forty Fathoms, scalloping & lobstering. Herbert died at home on 10 December 2004 at the age of 66 in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA.6 Herbert Victor Martin
February 2, 1938 ~ December 12, 2004
ROCKLAND – Herbert Victor Martin, 66, formerly of Vinalhaven, died at his home December 10, 2004.
Born on Vinalhaven, February 2, 1938, he was one of twelve children of Benjamin and Ethel Burgess Martin. He worked as a commercial fisherman all his life, fishing for Forty Fathoms, scalloping, and lobstering.
July 3, 1957, he married Viva Anthony at Calderwoods Neck, Vinalhaven.
From 1957 to 1963, Mr. Martin served two years with the United States Army and four years in the U.S. Army Reserve.
He enjoyed being on the water and taking his wife, kids, and grandchildren lobstering with him. He also enjoyed summers on Calderwood's Neck with family and friends. He liked to go hunting. Spending holidays with the family together, especially with the grandchildren, was very important to him.
He was pre-deceased by two sons, Dallas Murch Martin, Sr. in 1990, Francis "Buster" Martin in 2002 as well as several brothers and sisters. Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Viva A. Martin of Rockland and Vinalhaven; two sons, Joseph Martin, Sr. and his wife Francine of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Harold V. Martin and his wife, Christine of Shrewsbury, MA; one daughter, Sylvia "Sister" Martin Campbell and her husband Donald, Sr. of Rockland; 21 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, December 18th, at Browns Head Cemetery, Vinalhaven. Elder Robert Candage will officiate.
To defray expenses donations may be sent to the Martin family, c/o BCHFH, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland, Maine 04841.
Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland.
He was buried on 18 December 2004 in Browns Head cemetery, Vinalhaven, Maine. Herbert Victor Martin

February 2, 1938 - December 10, 2004

ROCKLAND – Herbert Victor Martin, 66, formerly of Vinalhaven, died at his home December 10, 2004.
Born on Vinalhaven, February 2, 1938, he was one of twelve children of Benjamin and Ethel Burgess Martin. He worked as a commercial fisherman all his life, fishing for Forty Fathoms, scalloping, and lobstering.
July 3, 1957, he married Viva Anthony at Calderwoods Neck, Vinalhaven.
From 1957 to 1963, Mr. Martin served two years with the United States Army and four years in the U.S. Army Reserve.
He enjoyed being on the water and taking his wife, kids, and grandchildren lobstering with him. He also enjoyed summers on Calderwood's Neck with family and friends. He liked to go hunting. Spending holidays with the family together, especially with the grandchildren, was very important to him.
He was pre-deceased by two sons, Dallas Murch Martin, Sr. in 1990, Francis "Buster" Martin in 2002 as well as several brothers and sisters. Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Viva A. Martin of Rockland and Vinalhaven; two sons, Joseph Martin, Sr. and his wife Francine of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Harold V. Martin and his wife, Christine of Shrewsbury, MA; one daughter, Sylvia "Sister" Martin Campbell and her husband Donald, Sr. of Rockland; 21 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, December 18th, at Browns Head Cemetery, Vinalhaven. Elder Robert Candage will officiate.
To defray expenses donations may be sent to the Martin family, c/o BCHFH, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland, Maine 04841.
Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland.

Herbert Victor Martin and Viva A. Anthony were married on 3 July 1957 in Calderwoods Neck, Vinalhaven, Maine. Vitals on line lists 1958 as the year Herbert and Viva married. Viva A. Anthony was born (date unknown).

Herbert Victor Martin-13893 and Viva A. Anthony-96100 had the following children:

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Dallas Murch "Buckshot" Martin died in 1990.

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Francis "Buster" Martin-96102.

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Joseph "Jody" Martin-96103.

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Harold V. Martin-96104.

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Sylvia "Sister" Martin-96105.