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CHARLTON, Perditta Lillian 1867 - 1917


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/22/2020 at 21:11:36

"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Thursday, January 11, 1917
Page 2, Column 4


A telegram has been received in the city telling of the death of Mrs. Wm. A. CHARLTON yesterday morning at her home at Ayr, Neb., and that the remains would be brought to this city for burial tomorrow morning on No. 10. No arrangements will be made for the funeral until the arrival of the funeral party.

Mrs. CHARLTON has been in poor health for several years. Last November 1st she visited in the city when she was here to attend the Golden Wedding anniversary of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. GREEN. Mr. and Mrs. GREEN were called to Nebraska Monday night by her serious illness(.)

Mrs. CHARLTON was born near Salina 49 years ago last Nov. 7th and all of her life was spent in this county until her removal to Nebraska several years ago. She is survived by her husband and two children, Margaret and Arvid. Besides her father and mother, she also leaves to mourn her loss the following brothers and sisters: Harlan GREEN of Spirit Lake D. M. GREEN of Beckwith, Miss Myrtha GREEN, Mrs. John CONNER, Mrs. Benjamin LEATHERS, and Mrs. Omar HOSKINS of Fairfield.

She has many friends here who will sympathize with the sorrowing family in the loss of this good woman.


"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Friday, January 12, 1917
Page 2, Column 3


The funeral services for Mrs. W. A. CHARLTON, of Ayr, Neb. will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. GEREN on South Main street, Rev. Keesey, of the Methodist church officiating.

Friends of the family are invited to attend these services. The remains will be laid to rest in Evergreen cemetery.


"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Saturday, January 13, 1916 (sic - 1917)
Page 3, Column 1


... --W. A. CHARLTON and children, Margaret and Arvid, accompanied the remains of Mrs. CHARLTON to this city yesterday for burial. ...


"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Monday, January 15, 1917
Page 3, Column 2


We desire to express our appreciation of the sympathy and help so kindly rendered by our friends during the bereavement and burial of our daughter and wife and loved one, Mrs. W. A. CHARLTON. We also extend thanks to thos who contributed the beautiful music to the service.

Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo J. GREEN and Family.


"The Fairfield Daily Journal"
Tuesday, January 16, 1917
Page 4, Column 3


Perditta L. GREEN, the eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo J. GREEN, was born in Richwoods, Jefferson county, Iowa, Nov. 7, 1867, and died near Hastings, Neb., Jan. 9th, 1917, in the fiftieth year of her life.

She spent her early life in this section and was educated in the public schools, and the Pleasant Plain Academy. She taught school in this vicinity for more than fifteen years.

She was married to W. A. CHARLTON on March 21st, 1906, and left immediately for her home in Nebraska, where she has since lived. Two children were born to Mr. and Mrs. CHARLTON, Margaret, aged nine years, and Arvid, aged seven years.

Mrs. CHARLTON had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for more than thirty years having united with the church at Richwoods, Ia. She leaves to mourn her loss, her father and mother, Mr. and Hrs. (sic) Alonzo J. GREEN, also two brothers, Dallas GREEN of Beckwith, and Harlan GREEN of Minnesota also four sisters, Miss Myrtha GREEN, Mrs. John CONNER, Mrs. Benjamin LEATHERS, and Mrs. Omar HOSKINS, all of Fairfield. Her husband and two children also survive her.

Mrs. CHARLTON was a dutiful daughter, a devoted wife and a loving mother. She has many friends in this vicinity who sill sympathize with the sorrowing family.

The funeral services were held from the home of her parents on South Main street, Saturday afternoon, Jan. 13th, at 2:30 o'clock, being conducted by the pastor of the family, Rev. W. R. Keesey, of the First Methodist church. Assisting in the service were the Misses Gertrude Conner and Winetka Hanson, who contributed the music. The service was atended (sic) by a large concourse of friends. The burial took place in Evergreen cemetery,

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Buried in Lot 2nd.153. Husband William, subsequently married her sister, Wilmirtha GREEN, died in 1945, and is buried with Perditta.


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