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CARITHERS, Elizabeth (Smith) 1833-1904

SMITH, CARITHERS, WATERS

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Date: 6/23/2005 at 09:59:46

Mrs. WILLIAM (Elizabeth Smith) CARITHERS 1833-1904

Mrs. Wm. Caruthers (should be Carithers) died Saturday after a long illness. The funeral was held Monday at the house in the northern part of Post township, where she had lived for the last 50 years. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Ross and a large number of friends gathered to pay their respects to their old friend and neighbor. The sympathy of the whole community is extended to Mr. Caruthers in his bereavement.

Waukon Standard, 3/10/1904 - contributed by Mary Durr

Transcriber's Note: Mrs. Wm. (Elizabeth) Carithers died March 4, 1904. She was born March 5, 1833 to Reuben and Martha (Lewis) Smith. She is buried in the Smith Cemetery. She married William H. Carithers November 24, 1851 at Waukon, Iowa.

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Added by Joy Moore, 6/27/2019:

Source: Decorah Republican Mar. 10, 1904 Page 7

Rev. and Mrs. Neve, Landon Letchford, Mrs. Edna Bollman and Worley and Janie Lyons attended the funeral of Mrs. Carithers at Bethel yesterday.

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Mrs. Rob. Waters, Jr., was called to Bethel Saturday night by the death of her mother, Mrs. Carithers. The fu­neral was held yesterday at the house.

Transcriber’s Note: a notation on Find a Grave indicates she was born July 26, 1833.

Administrator's note: The birth dates noted by both contributors should be independently verified.


 

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