Esther Call McNaughton

Liverpool, Metropolitan Borough of Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Death 7 Aug 1905 (aged 57)
Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Block 4, Lot 66, N 1/2
Memorial ID 75421242 · View Source
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Arrived in Brainerd in 1872.

                DIED VERY SUDDENLY

          Mrs. Esther McNaughton Suc-
           cumbs to Stroke of Apoplexy
                  Sick Only Few Hours


        Funeral Services from St. Francis
           Church at Nine O'Clock Wed-
                    nesday Morning

      All of the old settlers and a host of friends of later years were shocked and pained this morning to learn that Mrs. Esther McNaughton, widow of the late John McNaughton, was dead. She had been in somewhat poor health for some time but was able to be up and around until about five o'clock last evening when she was stricken with apoplexy. Dr. Reimestad was called but nothing availed and she passed away about three o'clock this morning surrounded by sorrowing loved ones.
      The funeral will be held from St. Francis church Wednesday morning at nine o'clock, Rev. Father LaMothe, of Little Falls, officiating in the absence of Father Lynch. Interment will be in Evergreen cemetery.
      Esther Call was born in Liverpool, Eng., and at the time of her death was in her fifty-seventh year. She came to America in her early childhood, with her parents, living first in Chicago and afterwards in Maple Grove, Michigan. While living there she was married to John McNaughton. During their early wedded life they came to Brainerd, then little more than a hamlet in the pine woods. Here Mr. McNaughton worked at this trade as blacksmith, being at one time foreman of the N. P. blacksmith shops and later running a shop in the city for many years. Mrs. McNaughton was an earnest church worker, a good wife and model mother. To them seven children were born, three of whom survive. They are Fred and John McNaughton, of this city, and Robert McNaughton, of Chicago. Mrs. McNaughton was also a sister of Mrs. J. P. Saunders, of this city.
      The deceased was a member of the Caatholic Order of Foresters and the Rosary Society of St. Francis church. The members of the latter society are requested to meet at the church at 8:45 Wednesday morning to attend the funeral.
      A large number of friends and relatives from out of town are expected to be present to pay their last respects to the memory of the deceased. (Brainerd Daily Dispatch, 07 August 1905, p. 3, c. 1)

Note: This grave in Lot 66 has no marker.

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  • Created by: A. Nelson
  • Added: 24 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75421242
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Esther Call McNaughton (22 Nov 1847–7 Aug 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75421242, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by A. Nelson (contributor 47143984) .