Sunday, December 4, 2016

Obituary (extract) of Mrs. John Carter, also known as Mourning (Rogers) Carter - died Gainesville, Georgia, 1915

Extract of the obituary of Mrs. John Carter

[Newspaper]: Gainesville News, 3 Nov. 1915, page 1.

[Headline]: "Mrs. John Carter Dead."

[Name]: Mrs. John Carter.

[Death]: "Thursday afternoon" [preceding obituary of Wednesday, 3 November 1915]

[Death date estimated]: Thursday, 28 October 1915.

  "Mrs. Carter was born in Clay county, North Carolina, August 8, 1828, and was therefore in her sixty-seventh year. She and Mr. Carter were married December 8, 1869, and have nine children, all of whom are living. They are: Mr. J. S. Carter of Westminister, S. C.; Dr. W. J. Carter of Uraguayma, Brazil; Messrs F. H. and R. C. Carter of Walhalla, S. C.; Mrs. S. E. Stephens of Pingtu, China; Mrs. E. L. Morgan of Laichowfu, China; Mrs. W. F. Tanner of Columbia, S. C.; Misses Florrie and Winnie Carter and Mr. John Carter of Gainesville. Two of the daughters--Mrs. Stephens and Mrs. Morgan--are foreign missionaries and have been in China for several years."

  [Church: First Baptist; church service praised, etc.].

[Funeral]: (at the family home) [Gainesville, Georgia], Friday afternoon [est. 29 October 1915].

[Interment]: Westminister, S. C. [body taken by train Saturday morning].

"Mrs. John Carter Dead," in *Gainesville News* [Gainesville, Georgia], 3 Nov. 1915, page 1. (accessed 4 Dec. 2016).

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