Terrell, Catherine R marr Samuel Taylor Wilder, Franklin Times, Louisburg, NC 12 Jan 1906, p2
Per- I I oi tax-farmer and last l:igyJX OBITUARY." l I intend-1 an- l I - l I Wad-(from I I 8 E. I ti6ntowrnttyttPjibyMr.John- n. I on i I his I nminantor. Ur. A. (i MeMiniwiv. re- his Atlan- C. I in board- I If I the I as dis- Mr. & ay. cash- Z. K. The death of Mrs. ; Catherine Ter tell Wilder, on Janoary 2, 1906, moved from our midst one of the old oat on? mruif Itarnlo HtAm1 inhafii. tants of ; luisburir. Mrs. Wflder. who was the danghter of Toliver and Ann iJonner Terrell, was corn oep- Itember 1. 1831. about eight miles northwest of Louisburg. in Franklin oounty, at the old .Terrell homestead - - . . -. . conveyed to her great erandfather by grant from George IIl.TOf "England. OnJier fathere she ia dended one of the oldest and best fami- lies of. Franklin county. 'Her mother sprang from the Bonners, Pennsylra- "tua who years ago came to North Carolina and settled in Bert county. Mm WilrW. AntiVm! Ann. lat-luges were such as the schools of 0 lmsburg oSered a half century ago. Her father rented a house in town which he used for the purpose of ed ucatinir his children himself with oar himself with part of the familv remaining "on the farm. Aboutl859 she-was married to STLZ0: J Motth aha IitaH in liuiuhnra ah bt.a w. . Mnt.n Linteiligent reader of the Bible, though sne aw not Deoome a member of church till rather late in lifa. It was in 1880 in a great reviyal that con tinned five or six weeks she joined the Louisburg Baptist church, and was baptized in the Tar river by the woman of orderly walk and lofty i UnWh ... Her home was her kingdom, and it was m her home life that her virtues shone most Nearly. Having the Scriptural ornament of a meek and quiet spirit she was pre-eminently keeper at home, in self forgetfulneea, always concerned with the interests, and for the welfare of those about i tt . ner. ner ia8l words were ezpree- gions of solicitude for the comfort o those who were watchinir at her bed I CJ side. Thus she manifested a life habit in her death our town sustains great loss, but the influenoes of her gentle life, like the fragrance of flow era long after the vase has been bro- Un will Krr tk.t K;n dead vet speaketh. She o survived by six children, Mr. T. B. Wilder, Capt. W. T. Wil der, Mrs. J. 8. TomKnson, Mr. S. T Wilder, Miss Annie Wilder and Mrs K. A. Bobbitt, to whom she leaves the rich heritacre of a eood nm which is rather to be chosen than great riches, the nriceless heritace io r r n I oharnrtr .trnnn tnor onf I- vUfS su-y. Christlika. The funeral held from the Baptist church was conducted by the writer assisted by Rev. W. B. Morton, former pastor, and the interment was in the Cemetery. 1 he bereaved have the svmDathv 01 the entire community in their sor row. H. H. Mashbc&x.