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Obituary for James Thomas Wilson
21 October 1863 - 30 July, 1931
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 3 August, 1931 
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Final Rites For
 Middleton Man
  Are Held Sunday


      MIDDLETON (Special) - James T. Wilson passed away Thursday after a lingering illness.
     Mr. Wilson was born in Clark county, Missouri, October 23, 1873.  When 13 years of age he joined the Baptist church.  In 1895 he was married to Miss Winifred Fretwell.
     Mr. and Mrs. Wilson came to Middleton nearly 30 years ago.  For the past 29 years he has been a member of the local Baptist church and 16 years ago he was ordained as a deacon in the church.
     Besides the widow he leaves three daughters.  Mrs. Leona Reed of Portland.  Mrs. Goldie Spohn of Seattle and Winifred of Middleton; two sons, Herley of Eagle and Sam of Middleton.  There are also several sisters, two in Missouri, Mrs. Sullivan of Roswell, Mrs. Rose Whipple of Spokane, Mrs. Martha Allen of Middleton and one brother, Ray, of California.
     Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Baptist church with the Rev. M. J. McPike in charge of the services.  Interment was in the Middleton cemetery.


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