Cabarrus Heritage

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Obituaries & Death Notices

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Mrs. Julia Barnhardt died Tuesday afternoon at her home in No. 5 township, after a long suffering illness.  She was about 60 years of age.  Her remains were interred at the Catholic Church this (Wednesday) afternoon at 3 o'clock.   Source: The Daily Concord Standard, 23 June 1897, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 22 October 2017).


Ernest Barrier, of Mt. Pleasant, died at his home last Saturday, after a long illness of the great enemy to the human race, consumption.  His wife survives him.  He was a son of A. C. Barrier and a splendid man in every respect.  The funeral was preached Sunday in the Lutheran church [where] a large concourse being present to pay their last tribute of respect to their friend or relative.  Rev. J. P. Miller, the pastor, officiated.   Source: "Concord and Cabarrus County," Carolina Watchman, 30 March 1909, digital images, Chronicling America ( : accessed 30 October 2019).


Charley Batchelor died at his home on Mill Street Saturday night, of consumption.  He had been an invalid for several months, and death was not unexpected by his family and friends, who had been hovering over his bedside for many days.  Deceased came here with his family several years ago from Danville, Va., having secured work in one of the factories.  He was 27 years of age and leaves a wife and two children.  The remains were interred at the Presbyterian cemetery Sunday afternoon, Rev. J. J. Payseur conducting the service.   Source: "A Death Saturday Night," The Daily Concord Standard, 4 October 1897, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 9 June 2017).


Ethel Springs, daughter of J. Bickley and Mrs. N. E. Blackwelder was born October 31st, 1894, died June 3rd, 1895, aged 7 months and 3 days.  The funeral obsequies were held at Cold Water Evangelical Lutheran church Tuesday evening at 6:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. M. G. G. Scherer.  Interment in the burying ground at Cold Water church.   Source: "Town and County," The Standard, 6 June 1895, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 12 February 2020).


Died. In Concord, on the 20th inst., Mrs. Leah Blackwelder, aged about 86 years.   Source: "Died," The Charlotte Democrat, 31 May 1878, digital images, Chronicling America  ( : accessed 17 May 2017).

Wright Elizabeth BLACKWELDER

Funeral services for Mrs. Wright Elizabeth Blackwelder, age 66, widow of N. Tobias Blackwelder, who died at 11:30 o'clock Monday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Geo. L. Faggart, in No. 4 township, were held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at Bethpage Presbyterian Church.  Rev. F. A. Barnes, pastor of the church, officiated at the services and interment was made in the burial ground of the church.  Mrs. Blackwelder was one of the best known and most loved women of the section of the county in which she lived.  She had been in ill health for several months and contracted bronchial pneumonia several days ago.  She had lived in Cabarrus county her entire life, being the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Noah Blackwelder, of No. 4 township.  She was a devoted member of the Bethpage Presbyterian Church.  She married Mr. Blackwelder who died several years ago and to the union several children were born, all of whom have died, with the exception of Mrs. Faggart.  In addition to her daughter, the deceased is survived by one brother, J. A. Blackwelder, of Concord, and one sister, Mrs. Alice Wilkinson, and a large number of distant relatives in the county.   Source: "Mrs. Wright Elizabeth Blackwelder Dies at Home of Her Daughter Monday Morning," The Concord Daily Tribune, 24 May 1927, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 14 September 2019).


Died. In Cabarrus county, near Mt. Pleasant, on the 14th ult., Mrs. Nancy Boger, aged 62 years.   Source: "Died," The Charlotte Democrat, 5 December 1879, digital images, Chronicling America ( : accessed 30 May 2017).


Mr. Louis Bonds, of No. 6 township, who has had a cancer on his face for several years, died at his home Thursday last.  He had been confined to his bed for about six months, and death came not unexpected.  Mr. Bonds was a good citizen and had a good name among all that knew him.  We failed to learn his age but he is at least 50 years old, and leaves a family.  His remains were interred at Lower Stone church Friday.   Source: "Louis Bonds Dead," The Daily Concord Standard, 13 November 1897, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 8 June 2017).


Mrs. Mary A. Bonds died last Friday night at the home of J. M. Ridenhour, near St. John's with whom she made her home.  She had suffered for some time with cancer and was 82 years old.  The funeral services were conducted at St. John's church at 10 o'clock Saturday morning, and the body was laid to rest in the graveyard there.   Source: "Concord and Cabarrus County," The Carolina Watchman, 23 September 1908, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 22 September 2019).



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