Clipped From Detroit Free Press
MICHIGAN PIONEER DIES IN PORT HURON Mrs. Caroline Farrand Ball en-tine Was Well Known Here. Mrs. Caroline Farrand Ballentlne, mother-in-law of Theodore K. Hlnchman, treasurer of Smith. Hinchman and Grylls. Detroit Arm of architects and engineers, died in her home In Fort Huron, Mich., yesterday. Mrs. Ballentlne was born at Port Huron 84 years ago and lived there almost all of her life. She was the daughter of Bethuel Farrand, prominent Detroit attorney In the last century, and was the widow of Silas L. Ballentlne, Port Huron dry goods merchant, who died about 20 years ago. She was a graduate of the .T'nl-verslty of Michigan at a time when few girls attended college, and all of her llfo was Interested In education for women In Michigan. She founded the Girls' Summervllle academy at St. Clair, Mich., was Interested In literary matters and was active In the Michigan Pioneer society. She was a member of the Congregational church. Surviving Mrs. Ballentlne are two daughters, Mrs. Theodore H. Hlnchman. of Detroit, Mrs. Theodore F. Heavenrlch. of Port Huron, and one son, Farrand Ballentlne, of Indianapolis. Funeral services will be held from her late residence, 2548 Military street. Port Huron, tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be In Port Huron.