Obit: Carlton, Arrilla (1832 - 1906)




----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 3/8/1906



Mrs. Arrilla Carlton died Sunday, Feb. 25th, 1906, at her home near Columbia. Death was due to old age and a complication of diseases.

Deceased was born in Maine 74 years ago, and married Tever Carlton in 1850. She leaves three sons, Henry, Tever and Clinton, and two daughters, Mrs. J.C. Moody and Mrs. C. Wightman.

Deceased was a member of the M. E. Church and the funeral was held Tuesday, Rev. Burrows officiating. She also was a member of Carmi Chapter, O.E.S., and that order took part in the services. Burial was in the Neillsville City, Clark County Cemetery. (Neillsville Times)




Greenwood Gleaner 15 Mar 1906




In the item last week headed "Mrs. Arrilla Carlton," which was copied from the Neillsville Times, there were several mistakes, to which our attention has been called in the following letter:

Withee, Wis., March 12, 1906


Mr. J. E. Noyes: I see in the Gleaner of 8th inst. A notice of my motherís death which is incorrect. I will give you the facts so you can correct it if you wish.


My father was Thomas V. Carleton, was born at Waldo, Waldo county, state of Maine, Jan. 14, 1820. He served through the Mexican war in Co. E, 2nd Mass., came to Sheboygan county, Wis., in 1849, where he was married to my mother, Miss Aurilla Burgess, July 4, 1849.


My mother was born at Glenburn, state of Maine, Sept. 16th 1830. They were both of Revolutionary stock. Father died three years ago. The childrenís names are Ellen Moody, Henry, Charles F., Clinton D. and Mrs. Nettie Weightman. - Ellen Moody



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