Sunday, May 18, 2014

Mrs. Mary C. Baldridge

Mrs. Mary C. Baldridge, wife of W.T. Baldridge, died at Bryant, Arkansas, Dec, 25, 1896; aged 62 years and two months. 
She was born in Mississippi; reared and married in Tennessee. Moved to Arkansas in 1859 and settled in Saline county. She was the mother of eleven children, eight of who are left bereaved, as she has gone to the home where the other three are gathered. The eight living are professors. Hon. Wm. Baldridge, member of the Legislature is one of the numbes (?). Sister Baldridge made profession and joined New Hope church nineteen years ago, and with her husband was baptized by the writer. A devoted wife, a loving mother and consistent Christian has gone home. She said sting of death was gone. Farewell, sister until we meet "over there." Wm.T.

Arkansas Baptist, Little Rock, Arkansas
January 20, 1897, page 15

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