Easton Express, Tuesday, July 29, 1930 page 15
Martin W. Nixon
Martin W. Nixon, a railroader for 25 years and a lifelong resident
of Phillipsburg, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fred Bonshof,
2137 Northampton Street, Wilson at 4:30 this morning. He was 59 years
old. Mr. Nixon was an engineer on the Lehigh & New England Railroad
for many years.
Deceased was prominent in fraternal organizations and was a member
of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers, Phillipsburg;
Phillipsburg Aerie of Fraternal Order of Eagles; Independent Order
of Odd Fellows, Warwick, N.Y.; Washington Camp, P.O.S of A., Warwick;
Orange Council, 112 Jr. O.U.A.M., Warwick, and Lady Griffith Lodge,
Degree of Rebekah, Phillipsburg. Mr. Nixon was a member of Wesley M.E.
Church, Phillipsburg. He resided in Phillipsburg practically all his
life and moved to the home of his daughter a short time ago.
Mr. Nixon is survived by his wife; six children; Howard, Irvington,
N.J.; Gerald, Easton; Mrs. Fred Bonshof, Wilson; Mrs. Ralph Smith,
Phillipsburg, Mrs. Clyde Lance, Phillipsburg, and Mrs. James Otto,
Easton; three brothers, William, N.J. and Frank, Phillipsburg, and
two sisters, Mrs. George Beam, Easton, and Mrs. James Saitta, Lebanon,