Saturday, January 21, 2017

Obituary of Mrs. C. A. Richardson of Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia (1911)

Subject: Obituary of Mrs. C. A. Richardson (1911)

Newspaper: The Dalton Citizen [indexed in GALILEO as North Georgia Citizen]
Place of Publication: Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia
Date of Publication: 22 June 1911
Page/Column: Page 3, Column 4
Article Title: "Beloved Woman Died Friday of Last Week"
Article Subtitle: "Mrs. C. A. Richardson Died as Result of Broken Hip."


Name of deceased: Mrs. C. A. Richardson
Date of Death: "last week" [est. 8 June 1911 - 18 June 1911]
Place of Death: at home of daughter, Mrs. T. P. Freeman
                          [Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, concluded (see below)]
Cause of Death: Unspecified illness. Broken hip (contributory).

Duration of Broken Hip: "several days prior to demise"
Duration of (Other, Unspecified) Illness: "long"
Birthplace of Deceased: North Carolina
Moved: to "this place" (Dalton, Georgia area) "before the war"
Length of Stay in Area: "40-odd years" [est. arrival, 1862 - 1870*]
Church Affiliation: Methodist church ("served" over 70 years)
Survivors: two daughters and one son (named below)
   Mrs. T. P. Freeman (of Dalton**)
   Mrs. John A. Lowry (of Dalton**)
   Rev. J. T. Richardson (of Tunnel Hill)



*"40-odd years" for length of stay in Dalton does not actually calculate to the era before Civil War; 49 years calculates to 1862; however, Civil War is probably meant (transcriber's conclusion).

**Says "of this city" [Dalton, Georgia, transcriber's conclusion]

Quick Facts/External Reference: 

Celestia Ann (Tillman) Richardson

Birth: 27 August 1826
Death: 16 June 1911
Father: John Tillman
Mother: Eliza (Harris) Tillman

Spouse: Alfred H. Richardson (1811-1854)
Marriage: 14 November 1844, Montgomery, North Carolina, US


Willie Richardson
Ann Elizabeth (Richardson) Lowry
Rev. John Tillman Richardson
Martha Louise (Richardson) Freeman, also known as Mrs. Thomas Patton Freeman

Other Sites:

Link to Obituary: North Georgia Citizen on GALILEO

Find A Grave Memorial no. 62857679

Current Person ID on FamilySearch ( KH85-DLK
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Transcribed by D.K. Pritchett on 21 January 2017.

CITATION: "Beloved Woman Died Friday of Last Week: Mrs. C. A. Richardson Died as Result of Broken Hip," *North Georgia Citizen* [The Dalton Citizen, Dalton, Georgia], 22 Jun. 1911, pg. 3 (via GALILEO). (accessed 21 Jan. 2017).

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