Miami Union

February 6, 1875 

CARLETON, MRS. OLIVE M. - Obituary - Mrs. Olive M. Carleton departed this life at the residence of her son-in-law, Jesse Shilling, in Troy, Ohio, Feb. 1, 1875, in the 86th year of her age.  Mother Carleton was born in the State of New Hampshire in the year 1780, and on the day of her death had been married just sixty-five years to her husband Edmund Carleton, who died about two years ago.  They emigrated to the State of Michigan about forty years ago, and came to Ohio about 1871.  Her last illness was of short duration, and her death was most peaceful.  She leaves six children, with many grandchildren and other relatives to mourn her loss, but all are confident that their loss is her gain.  The days of our years are three score years and ten, and if by reason of strength they be four

"She sleeps in Jesus, blessed sleep,
From which none ever wakes to weep." 

"And if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him."  "Wherefore, comfort ye one another with these words.                                                                                                                  P. M. W.

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