August 21, 1866, Jordan, Nova Scotia, Canada.

March 9, 1948, At­lan­ta, Geor­gia.

Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia.


Daughter of James N. and Irene Harding Holden, Civilla taught school before marrying Walter Martin. Together, they produced a number of Gospel songs.

  1. Accepted in the Beloved
  2. Across the Border Line
  3. Ambassadors for the King
  4. Are You a Friend to Jesus?
  5. Because He Loved His Own
  6. Blood Will Never Lose Its Power, The
  7. Breath of the Spirit, The
  8. Do Something for Somebody
  9. Doing Business for the King
  10. God Will Take Care of You
  11. He Died Because He Loved Us So
  12. Hear Ye Him
  13. Heaven for Me
  14. His Eye Is on the Sparrow
  15. His Love Is an Ocean So Boundless and Deep
  16. I Am Singing the New Song Today
  17. In a Moment
  18. King of the Ages, The
  19. Love Keeps Me Singing
  20. My Father Knows Just What I Need
  21. Now He Uses Me
  22. O How You Need Him
  23. Old Account Was Settled, The
  24. Old-Fashioned Way, The
  25. Old Rugged Cross, The
  26. On the Upgrade
  27. One of God’s Days Every Dark Cloud
  28. Saved
  29. Saved and Kept by Power Divine
  30. Sitting at the Feet of Jesus
  31. Sleeper in Zion, Awake
  32. So Near to the Kingdom of Heaven
  33. Some Day I Will Sing the Great Glory Song
  34. Standing in the Forefront
  35. Tell It to Jesus Alone
  36. ’Twill Not Be Long, the Burdens Now We Carry
  37. Was It You?
  38. Watching for the Dawning
  39. We Shall Be Like Him
  40. What a Change
  41. When Days of Toil Have All Gone By
  42. Wonderful Love
  43. Wonderful Time, A
  44. You Shall Wear a Crown

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