South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 25, 1906|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Age 50 years. Buried June 27, 1906. She was the daughter of Arthur Augustus Simkins (1819-1863) and Mary Elizabeth Pratt Simkins, daughter of Thomas Pratt and Dorothy Brooks Nance Pratt.
The Daily Phoenix Wednesday, July 7, 1875
Columbia, South Carolina
On the 28th instant, at the residence of Judge John E. Bacon, Columbia, South Carolina, by the Rev. J.H. Stringfellow, Carrie P., daughter of the late Arthur Simkins, of Edgefield, to Colonel Wilkinson Call, of Jacksonville, Florida.
The Evening Star Monday, June 25, 1906
Death of Mrs. Wilkinson Call
Notice was received in Washington today of the death in New York of Mrs. Wilkinson Call, wife of the ex-senator from Florida. Mrs. Call was living in New York with her daughter, who is a member of the Metropolitan Opera Company. She had been subject to heart trouble and it is supposed that this was the cause of her death, though the message did not specifically state. The body will be brought to Washington tomorrow for interment.
The Washington Post Tuesday, June 27, 1906
Call. On Monday, June 25, 1906 in New York City, Caroline Platt Call, wife of ex-Senator Call of Florida.
Funeral services at Oak Hill Chapel, Wednesday, June 27 at 3PM.
St. Joseph Daily Herald Sunday, April 14, 1893
St. Joseph, Missouri
Three Women Who Are Prominent In Social Circles
Mrs. Call Has Passed Fourteen Seasons at the National Capital
[Copyright 1893 by American Press Association.]
The wife of Senator Call of Florida is a charming and cultured woman. She is of medium height, slender and graceful, has dark brown eyes, a profusion of wavy dark brown hair and a very sweet expression. Her voice is low and musical, with the soft tones of her native state, for which she was named. Carolina Simpkins [Simkins] came of good Revolutionary stock and is connected by blood or marriage with some of the best families in the south. One of her fatherís ancestors was General Elijah Clarke of Georgia and his sister [Margaret Eliza Simkins Pickens], the wife of the famous Governor Pickens of South Carolina. Mrs. Call is a prominent member of the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a great social favorite.
She was a mere girl when she married Mr. Call and three years later came to Washington with him when he first took his place in the Senate. That was 14 years ago. During that time, she and the genial Senator have made many friends, who are glad to know that they will be here four winters more, if not longer.
The Washington home of Senator and Mrs. Call is on N Street, not far from the British Embassy, in a large, pleasant house, which is well furnished and very homelike. Their only child, Lucy Lee Call, is a tall pretty girl of about 16, still pursuing her studies. She possesses great musical talent, inherited from her mother and will be an acquisition to society when she comes out two or three years hence.
Arthur Augustus Simkins (1819 - 1863)
Mary E. Pratt Simkins (1830 - 1904)
Wilkinson Call (1834 - 1910)
Arthur Wilkinson Call (1880 - 1883)*
Richard W. Call (1887 - 1887)*
Caroline Pratt Simkins Call (1850 - 1906)
Mary Simkins Herring (1856 - 1929)*
Oak Hill Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: North Hill, Lot 59. Unmarked burial.
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Nov 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44359374