Obituary - Charles Carlson (1856)

Obituary - Charles Carlson (1856)


Came to America From Sweden in 1856
-Funeral Services Held Thursday

Charles Carlson, well known farmer living six miles northeast of LeRoy died at 5:20 Tuesday morning at Brokaw hospital, Bloomington. He had been in ill health for some time and had been a patient at the hospital for about four weeks. Death was due to cancer.

Mr. Carlson was born in Sweden, Feb 11, 1856, and came to America when he was 28 years old. He was married to Jennie Nelson, November 17, 1886, at Sycamore, Ill., and the family lived in the vicinity of LeRoy for a number of years. Besides the widow, who has been an invalid for several years from the effects of a stroke of paralysis, he is survived by five children. They are: Mrs. Jay Cox, Andrew Carlson, Mrs. Amos Wagers and Albert Carlson, all living in this vicinity and August Carlson, of Rankin. The funeral was held at 2:00 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Methodist church in Ellsworth, conducted by the pastor of the church. Burial was made in Oak Grove cemetery.

The singers were Mrs. Clara Millay, Mrs. Ferne Bartscht, Levi Burges, and _yle Stanger, with Mrs. Olive Thomas at the piano. The pallbearers were Paul _awson, Samuel Crago, Henry Back_nd, Lincoln Builta, Charles Krosbein _a Thomas.

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Charles Carlson (1856) Obituary
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The author and paper are unknown. It is not known at this time where the article was obtained. At the top of the page, the newspaper title ends in "NAL". It's likely from the Leroy Journal.

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