Obit: Crawford, Charles P. (1847 - 1918)
Surnames: CRAWFORD MERRILL SHERMAN FINKHAM GROELLE
----Source: DORCHESTER HERALD (Dorchester, Clark County, Wis.) 07/12/1918
Crawford, Charles P. (1847 - 8 JUL 1918)
Charles P. Crawford, since 1911 a resident of Abbotsford, Wis., passed away at his home Monday evening at 8:30, after a lingering illness since the early part of last winter, the cause of his death being a complication of diseases.
Deceased was born near Watertown in New York state in the year 1847 and when seven years of age came with his parents to Wisconsin who located at Chilton, Calumet Co., which is now part of the present village of Hilbert. Here the deceased made his home until 1905 when he moved to the village of Hilbert, residing there until his moving to Abbotsford.
Mr. Crawford was married in 1878 to Miss Sarah Merrill, to which union were born two children, Mrs. O. H. Groelle of Abbotsford, and Miss Isla E. Crawford, who makes her home with her parents.
Besides hes wife and children Mr. Crawford is survived by two sisters, Mrs. C. E. Sherman of Pardeeville, Wis., and Mrs. Delia Finkham of Fort Collins, Colo., and one brother, William of Chicago.
The remains were shipped Wednesday night to Chilton where funeral services were held Thursday, with interment in the Breed Cemetery.
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