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L. Carrie Close
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Birth: 1824, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1897
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Miss L. Carrie Close died this morning at 3:35 o'clock at the Griswold residence on West Main street, aged 73 years. She had been an invalid for twenty years and had been confined to her bed for the past six weeks.
Miss Close came from Albion, N.Y. to this city in 1883 and made her home with her sister, the late Mrs. C.L. Griswold. Owing to her poor health, she lived a retired life but was well known by many persons in the city and was a highly esteemed lady. Since the death of Mrs. Griswold she has made her home with her niece, Miss Carrie Griswold. She leaves a brother, J.A. Close of San Jose, Cal., and two sisters, Mrs. L.E. Hitchcock of Oconomowoc, Wis. and Mrs. J.H. Parker of Davenport, Iowa. She was a sister of the late Mrs. C.E. Roberts and Mrs. C.L. Griswold.
The funeral will be held from the residence tomorrow at 10 o'clock. and the remains will be taken to the old home of the deceased at Albion, N.Y.

Decatur, Il. Weekly Republican Thursday Feb. 11, 1897 p1 
Family links: 
  Gilbert Close (1794 - 1882)
  Lucy Park Hobby Close (1794 - 1870)
  Jonathan Augustus Close (1818 - 1911)*
  William G. Close (1819 - 1894)*
  Theodore Close (1821 - 1865)*
  L. Carrie Close (1824 - 1897)
  Josephine L. Close Parker (1826 - 1915)*
  Cicero M. Close (1826 - 1883)*
  George E. H. Close (1831 - 1890)*
  Cynthia Elizabeth Close Roberts (1834 - 1890)*
  Edwin J. Close (1836 - 1884)*
  Mary Frances Close Griswold (1840 - 1892)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: A April 4, 2011 search by Find A Grave Volunteers disclosed no headstone exists in the Close Family plots for L. Carrie Close.
Plot: 564 GLEN
Created by: sgclose1
Record added: Nov 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62275660

See Find A Grave Memorial #11104046.
- sgclose1
 Added: Jan. 11, 2014

- quebecoise
 Added: Apr. 30, 2012
See Find A Grave Memorial #62275660 for birth, death and linking facts.
- sgclose1
 Added: Jan. 11, 2014

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