Mrs. L(ysle) B.
, age 75 years, died at the residence of her son, the Rev. Ernest B. Caldwell,
Tuesday night. The deceased lady was the wife of the Rev. L. B. Caldwell, whose
death occurred Nov. 11.
was probably one of the best known and loved women in
. She was born
Sept. 26, 1836
, at L’Oringal,
. She was the daughter of E. A. Johnson. She married L. B. Caldwell
Nov. 18, 1857
. The couple moved to this state in 1880, Mr. Caldwell serving as pastor of
he was the head of what was then Grant university, later merged into the
. She was a life long member of the M. E. church, and her work in the different
organizations of the church was of the highest character.
She is survived
by four sons, the Rev. Ernest B. Caldwell, who is missionary to
; the Rev. William M. Caldwell, pastor of the M. E. church at
; the Rev. Harry Caldwell, who is now serving as missionary at Fuchow, China,
and Lisle M. Caldwell, of Cleveland, O.
services will take place at the Highland Park M. E. church Friday afternoon at
. The services will be conducted by the Rev. J. Monroe Wolfe. Addresses will be
made by Bishop W. F. Anderson and other prominent pastors of the city. Interment
will be beside the grave of her husband in
Thursday, January 18, 1912
; Page 3.
Census, 5th Civil District,
; Page 102:
B. Caldwell, W, M, Jan 1834, 66, Married 42 Years, Born: NY
Caldwell, Wife, W, F, Sept 1836, 63, Married 42 years, mother of 6, 4 living;