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Obituary of EMMA E. CARTER

Saturday, February 24, 1923, at 10:00 p.m. at the home of her son, Grover Carter, near Las Vegas, New Mexico, occurred the death of Mrs. E. E. Carter, after a siege of sickness lasting for almost a year.

Emma E. Hamilton was born in Ohio, Nov. 29, 1851. Her first marriage was to Jonathan Pyne, five children being to this union.

In 1882 she was married to Joseph H. Carter at Hunnewell, Kansas. To this union three children were born. In 1884 they moved to Comanche county. They lived in this county until the death of Mr. Carter in 1913. Since then she has made her home with her son, Grover, until his moving to New Mexico.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph H. Carter and by four children, Ellen and Daniel Pyne dying in infancy. Also her daughters, Mrs. Anna Smedley and Mrs. Juliette McLaughlin.

She is survived by four children, Mrs. Katherine Miles of Kansas City, Mo.; Will Pyne of Wendell, Idaho; Grover Carter of Las Vegas, New Mexico; Mrs. Frances Coles of Coy, Okla. Also by nineteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

In her departure the family have lost a loving mother and grandmother, but whose memory will remain.

She was a member of the church since about 1895.
Transcribed and Contributed by Shirley Brier

Last Updated:  Wednesday, December 14, 2005 22:25:08

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