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Sophia M. Carley



Watertown Gazette Sep 27,1907


Mrs. Sophia M. Carley, a resident of Watertown and the town of Emmet since 1844, died at the home of her son-m-law, Harvey Warriner, town of Emmet last Tuesday morning; age 94 years.  She was the first white woman resident of the city of Milwaukee, locating there with her husband in the spring of 1834.  In 1844 she came to Watertown with her husband.  In 1848 her husband went to Texas and was never heard of after.  She then went to reside with her son-in-law, Harvey Warriner in the town of Emmet.  Two children survive her: Mrs. Harvey Warriner and Erastus Carley of Emmet.  Friday afternoon her remains will be interred in Oak Hill cemetery.  Rev. H.C. Rehm, pastor of the Congregational church will conduct the services at the home of her son-in-law.




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