|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1848|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1914|
Died at his residence in Blackburn, Oklahoma, Wednesday, August 19th, 1914, of cancer of the stomach. Oscar W. Carter, a well known and highly appreciated citizen.
Mr. Carter's was of comparatively short duration, the ravages of the dread disease making quick work.
The deceased leaves a widow, four sons, and a daughter to mourn his loss. Three sons, Orville, Bert, and Harvey, reside in Everett, Washington. Clarence and Mrs. W. T. Bevins, the daughter, live near Blackburn.
O.W. Carter was born at Rippon, Wisconsin, April 15, 1848, and was married to Florence Snider at Oscaloosa, Iowa, November 25, 1871.
He was a veteran of the Civil War, having been mustered into the service as a member of the 22 Wisconsin Infantry.
Funeral services were held in the Presbyterian Church at Blackburn, Thursday, August 20, 1914, Rev. M. F. Ingraham preaching the service.
Afterward the services were conducted by Blackburn Lodge 583 I.O.O.F. in which the Rebekah Lodge, Jewel 329, of which deceased was a member, joined.
Followed by a long concourse of friends, the remains were laid to rest in the Blackburn Cemetery.
Printed in: Pawnee Courier-Dispatch, Aug. 27, 1914
Source: TRIBUTES OF BLUE, page 299, by Pearcy and Talkington, 1996.
Civil War Veteran
Pvt. Co. I, 47th Wisconsin Infantry
Created by: PAPA Ross
Record added: Jun 27, 2007
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