Caroline Elizabeth Witham Tufts (1832 - 1900)
WITHAM, TUFTS, MULFORD
Posted By: Karen Brewer (email)
Date: 1/9/2021 at 21:26:48
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Caroline E. Witham was born in Farmington, Maine, December 16, 1832, and died in Wilton, Iowa, September 7, 1900, age 67 years, 8 months, and 22 days.
Her father having died while she was quite young, and her mother moved with the family to Maineville, Ohio. At the age of 16, she was converted and united with the M. E. church, but after removing to Wilton she united to the Free Will Baptist church.
In the year of 1855, she was married to Mr. E. L. Tufts, and to them were born six children, four sons and two daughters of whom three have preceded her to the better world. She leaves to mourn their loss one daughter, two sons, two sisters, one brother, and ten grandchildren.
The funeral was held in the M. E. church, Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev. N. A. McAuley, pastor of the Presbyterian church. Interment was at Oakdale.
CARD OF THANKS. -
We wish to express our sincere thanks to our friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted us during our late bereavement.
Mr. and Mrs. James B. Mulford
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred A. Tufts
Transcribed as published by Karen Brewer.
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