Lula Devere Martin was born on 27 Oct 1887 as the first child of Halkard Asbury Martin and Charlotte Elizabeth Harrison Martin.
Lula B Martin was counted in the census on 22 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 13-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Kalkward Martin, her mother, Charlotte E Martin, her siblings, Charlotte E Martin, Mary E Martin, and Jessie M Martin; and a boarder, John V. Miles.
When she was 20, she married Jesse Allen Martin Jr, son of Jesse Allen Martin Sr. and Ella F. Miles, in Nov 1907 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Edgewood Parsonage.
She died on 29 Dec 1907 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at 1826 Taylor Street. She was buried on 30 Jan 1907 in Richland, South Carolina, USA at Salem Methodist Church Cemetery.
Sad Death of Bride.
Mrs. Lula Martin, Youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Martin of Blaney and wife of Mr. Jesse A Martin of 1826 Taylor Street, this city, died Sunday morning, December 29, 1907 at the home of her husband after a brief illness. She was married only six weeks before her death, which makes it all the more sad.
The interment took place Monday, December 30, 1907 at Salem Methodist church and the funeral service were conducted by the pastor, Rev. Mr. Barnes. There was a large gathering of friends and relatives to pay their tribute of respect and the occasion was one of unusual sadness.