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BALDWIN, Caroline Elizabeth 1839-1906

BALDWIN, VORCE, HAINES, MAGNESS

Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 1/25/2013 at 02:09:48

[Semi Weekly Reporter, Friday, September 28, 1906, Waterloo, Iowa]

DEATH WAS SUDDEN

MRS. CAROLINE BALDWIN DIED
TODAY IN HOME SHE HAD OCCUPIED
FOR 35 YEARS

WIDOW OF I.C. ENGINEER

Mrs. Baldwin was stricken with heart trouble two weeks ago last Monday at which time she suffered two very severe attacks. She was attacked again last night and at 3:05 o'clock this morning her suffering ended in death.

Mrs. Caroline Elizabeth Baldwin, widow of the late Engineer Chas. Baldwin, died at 3:05 o'clock Thursday morning from an attack of heart trouble. He death was sudden and wholly unlooked for. Mrs. Baldwin resided at 617 Lime street with her daughter, Mrs. Hattie Magness, and had lived in the same house since coming to Waterloo 35 years ago.

Deceased was the widow of Charles Baldwin and engineer on the Illinois Central, who died 10 years ago from the effects of an operation. Mrs. Baldwin was a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, was a member of the Woman's Relief Corps, and was preparing to become a member of the Daughters of the Revolution. Mrs. Baldwin had seventeen illustrious ancestors who fought in the revolutionary war.

Mrs. Caroline Baldwin's maiden name was Vorce, and she was born in New York state April 20, 1839, but came west when quite young.

She leaves two children, Mrs. George Haines, Chicago, and Mrs. Hattie Magness, Waterloo. Mrs. Haines visited in Waterloo a month ago and will arrive here again tonight to attend the funeral. Three brothers also survive. They are: W.R. Vorce, Waterloo; Robert Vorce, Brookfield, Mo., and Oliver Vorce, Fresno, California.

Funeral services have not been definitely decided, but it is probable the services will be conducted from the Universalist church next Sunday by the Rev. Effie Jones.

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[Waterloo Daily Courier, Friday, September 28, 1906, Waterloo, Iowa]

Thb funeral services for the late Mrs. Caroline K. Baldwin will be held at the Universalist church Sunday afternoon' at 3 o'clock, Rev. Erne K. Tone's officiating. Mr. and Mrs. O. B: Haines and daughter, Margery, arrive from Chicago this morning and will remain until after the funeral. Mrs. Halnes is a daughter of the deceased.


 

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