|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1857|
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 1923|
CHARLES N. DARLING, a thrify and prosperous farmer four miles southwest of Palouse City, is a native of Kansas, born March 1, 1857. His parents died when he was quite young and he had to get along as best he could, depending largely, even at a very early period of his life, on his own resources, but he managed to acquire a very fair education. He continued to reside in his native state until 1882, which year is the date of his arrival in Whitman county. He was not here long until he had utilized his pre-emption right in securing a quarter section of land in the vicinity of Palouse City, and he subsequently homesteaded another quarter near by, upon which he has ever since resided. A thrifty, industrious man, he soon brouth his farm to an excellent state of cultivation and it is now highly improved with good buildings, and supplied with the comforts and conveniences which add so greatly to the charm of rural living.
Mr. Darling is quite active is promoting every worth enterprise in his community and takes great interest in education, having served as school director for a full decade in his district. In fraternal connection he is affliated with the Woodmen of the World and the Knights of the Maccabees at Palouse City.
The marriage of our subject was duly solmenized in the state of Kansas, on October 20, 1882, when Annie, daughter of S.S. and Paulina Blyton, became his wife. They have three children, the names and dates of birth of whom are as follows: Frank S., January 14, 1884; Charles Otis, May 20, 1886; and Vina L., October 23, 1897.
Taken from "An Illustrated History of Whitman County, State of Washington," pg. 419-420.
Anna Rosalie Blyton Darling (1854 - 1934)
Frank Seymour Darling (1884 - 1962)*
Charles Otis Darling (1886 - 1920)*
Created by: Anna Blyton
Record added: Feb 17, 2013
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