Charlotte Helen MIDDLETON

Female 1854 - 1919  (65 years)


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  • Name Charlotte Helen MIDDLETON  [2
    • HER FLOWER ON HER GRAVE


      Mrs. De Wolf's Burial Delayed until Pyrus Coronaria Bloomed.

      Special to The New York Times

      CHICAGO, ILL, - June 4 - the body of the late Mrs. Charlotte M. De Wolf, wife of Edward P. De Wolf of Waukegan, Ill., who died in Hendersonville, N.C., on Dec 18 last, was buried today in Graceland Cemetery. Mrs. DeWolf was born n Charleston, S.C., Aug. 23 1854, daughter of the late N. Russell Middleton of that city, and was the great-granddaughter of Henry Middleton, who was President pro tempore of the first Continental Congress.

      The interment had been delayed, awaiting the blooming time of the double-flowering Pyrus coronaria that was originally discovered by Mrs. De Wolf early twenty years ago, and which under the name of "The Charlotte De Wolf" is ow being propagated at the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University.

      The grave was covered with a mass of the exquisitely beautiful blossoms that bear her name.

      THE NEW YORK TIMES
      Published: June 5, 1920

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    Born 23 Aug 1854  Charleston, Charleston Co., South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Fact Daughter of nathaniel R. Middleton and Anna Elizabeth DeWolf Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 18 Dec 1919  Hendersonville, Henderson Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I39619  Main Tree
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2019 

    Family Edward Padelford DEWOLF,   b. 12 Jan 1848, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jun 1927, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1878  Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F21438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S10326] Find A Grave: Obituary Notice for Charlotte Helen Middleton DeWolf.

    2. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    3. [S01813] Ancestry.com: One World Tree.