|Birth: ||Oct. 23, 1847|
|Death: ||Mar., 1918|
Mrs. Caroline Barrett, for 13 years a resident of Blaine, passed away on Sunday morning last at the home of her daughter, Mrs. O. C. Cook, at 909 Carolina street, Bellingham. She was in her 71st year. For a number of months past she has been in feeble health, having suffered a paralytic stroke.
Julia Carolina Wolcott was born in Woodbine, Illinois, October 23, 1847. January 22, 1864 she was married to Charles Barrett, both being residents of Jo Daviess county, Illinois. To them 12 children were born - Mary E., Clara E., Charles H., Laura E., Bertha E., Norman G., Eliza A., Clarence A., Orpha E., Minnie L., Nial W., and Nora C. - nine of whom survive. She was 22 times a grandmother and twice a great-grandmother. Beside the children, she is mourned by a brother and sister. Mrs. Barrett was converted early in her life and united with the Methodist Episcopal church, of which she remained a faithful member all her life. The funeral services were held in the M. E. church here Tuesday afternoon at 2:30, Rev. Long officiating, and interment made in the family plot beside her husband in the Blaine cemetery.
(From The Blaine Journal, March 22, 1918)
Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: May 22, 2002
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