Posted By:Deborah Brownfield - Stanley
Subject:Death of Margaret (Maxwell) Carson ~ born Harrison County, Ohio
Post Date:May 05, 2005 at 23:40:29
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The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, December 31, 2005

MARGARET MAXWELL was born in Harrison County, Ohio, March 28th, 1834, and died at the family residence in Chariton, Dec. 26th, 1908.

She was married to JOHN B. CARSON Sept. 22, 1859, and with her husband moved to Lucas County, English Township in Oct., 1861. Here on the farm she spent the best years of her life until seven years ago she and MR. CARSON moved to

MRS. CARSON was a Christian, having given her heart to God in her early
years. She was a member of the Christian Church while she lived in Ohio,
but when she came to Iowa she placed her membership with the church at
Belinda, then when the Central Christian Church was organized, she with her
husband, united with that church where they hold membership at the present.

Five children were born to these excellent people: WM. F., JAMES N., JOHN R.
CORA B., now MRS. BIRD HOOPER and FRED T. All are living, with the husband
to mourn her loss.

MRS. CARSON has been sick since August but recently was attacked more
severely and passed away peacefully, full of years and attended faithfully
by the members of her family.

The funeral services were held from the town residence on Monday, Dec. 28th,
at 1 p.m., conducted by Rev. C.E. Wells, Pastor of the Christian Church in
Chariton and the body was laid to rest in Oxford Cemetery in Lincoln
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April 23, 2005