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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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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Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
Andrew Victor Carlson
January 20, 1889
132 Downs, IL, US
3 October 21, 1976
45 87 Jackson Heights Nursing Home, Farmer City, IL, US
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:22 AM
Charles August Carlson
February 11, 1856
165 Holman, Gotland, Sweden
6 September 16, 1930
91 74 Brokaw Hospital, Normal, IL, US
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:18 AM
Albert Milton Carlson
June 8, 1887
134 Gillum, IL, US
6 June 8, 1975
46 88 St. Joseph Hospital, Bloomington, IL, US
Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:43 AM
Jennie Mary Carlson
January 26, 1892
129 0 March 8, 1963
58 71 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:21 AM
Carl August Carlson
March 1, 1893
128 0 July 19, 1954
67 61 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:24 AM
Frances Amelia Carlson
April 6, 1901
120 2 October 26, 1993
27 92 LeRoy Manor, LeRoy, IL, US
Monday, June 29, 2020 1:46 AM
Given names Surname Age Given names Surname Age Marriage Place Last change
Charles August Carlson
30 Jennie Matilda Nelson
19 134 Sycamore, IL, US
Sycamore, IL, US
6 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:16 AM
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