Charles Page Colton

Charles Page Colton

Birth
Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 May 1953 (aged 79)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 47426504 · View Source
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Funeral services for Charles P. Colton, 79, of 726 East Twenty-second Street, who had been in the real estate business here for many years, will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at the C. Everett Kelley Funeral Home, Twenty-third and West Streets. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call tomorrow night at the funeral home.

Mr. Colton was pronounced dead yesterday on arrival at The Memorial Hospital, where he was taken in the county ambulance. He had been ill since last January and had been in The Memorial Hospital until a short time ago when he returned to his home. However, he suffered a relapse yesterday. Coroner C. Everett Kelley said death was caused by a heart condition.

For more than 50 years Mr. Colton was secretary of the Delaware Steamship Agency and Realty Company at 905 Orange Street. Born in Pennsylvania, he had lived in Wilmington since he was a boy.

Mr. Colton was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, and a member of the Masonic Order. His wife, Mrs. Nellie Colton, died last November. Several nieces and dephews are his only survivors.
(Wilmington Morning News, 7 May 1953 (Thursday), page 4)


Gravesite Details Veteran of the Spanish-American War.

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  • Created by: Tedd Cocker
  • Added: 1 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 47426504
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Page Colton (10 Sep 1873–6 May 1953), Find a Grave Memorial no. 47426504, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .