Callaway Weekly Gazette, July 20, 1883,
July 15, 1883, at the residence of Perry Holt, at Holt's Summit, of consumption, Christmas Martin Key, aged 34 years 6 months and 20 days. Funeral at Mt. Carmel. Deceased and family (wife and child) arrived from Fayetteville, Ark., where they had been residing for the past ten months, on the 12th. He was a son of the late Martin Key and a native of this county.