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CARTER, J. Huston

Source: The Crawfordsville (Montgomery County, Indiana) Review 18 July 1916 p 6

Hillsboro July 17 – J. Huston Carter, aged 54 years a citizen of Veedersburg was taken seriously ill at the home of his brother-in-law, PM Williams where he was spending the day and died at 12:30 this morning. Mr. Carter has been in very ill health for the last 5 years having suffered a stroke of paralysis at that time while living at VanWert, Ohio.  From this he never recovered. He has been in about the state of health since, being unable to talk and having but little use of one side of his body. But his death was unexpected and came as quite a shock to his many friends and relatives.  Sunday morning Mrs. Carter and himself started to Hillsboro to spend the day with PM Williams and family, Mr. Williams going after him in his car. On the way over the car caused them some trouble and Mrs. Williams sent to the local garage and they towed the car in for them. This worried Mr. Carter and being in the state of health that he was, was no doubt the direct cause of his death, he reached here in a serious condition medical attendance could afford no relief and he grew rapidly worse until death.  J. Huston Carter was the son of Hon. W.B. Carter and reared in this vicinity.  Hillsboro being his home for many years. He was married to Elizabeth Williams and to this union were born four children. He is survived by a widow and three children, Mrs. Maud Simms of Colfax; Mrs. Jessie Grimes of Indianapolis and Jackson Carter also of Indianapolis. Funeral services will be conducted here and he will be laid to rest in the old town cemetery of Hillsboro.

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