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Christopher Columbus Rathburn

Birth
Phillipston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Mar 1937 (aged 77)
Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 14324938 · View Source
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He was the son of John Mott and Sarah (Foster) Rathburn.
He married Alice Francis Bliss in 1883.
Entering the factory of the Heywood Co.in Gardner, Mass. when 15 years of age, Mr. Rathburn was employed there steadily for 62 years. He had charge of several departments and originated many methods of manufacture which were adopted by the company.
He was prominent in Masonic and Odd Fellow circles.
He was deacon-emeritus of the Congregational Church.
(From his obituary)



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  • Created by: Orson Rathburn, Jr.
  • Added: 18 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14324938
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher Columbus Rathburn (Aug 1859–19 Mar 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14324938, citing Crystal Lake Cemetery, Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Orson Rathburn, Jr. (contributor 46839478) .