CHARLES NEWTON HARDING

February 1935, Newspaper Unknown

Charles N. Harding, a resident of the Atterberry community for more than half a century, and well known as a farmer throughout his life, died at his home West of Atterberry a short time before midnight on Thursday, February 21, at the age of eighty-four years. He had been in failing health for some time.

Charles Newton Harding, son of Pascal and Elizabeth Spear Harding was born December 21, 1859 on a farm near Philadelphia, Ill. Mr. Harding spent his early life in and around Philadelphia , his occupation throughout life being a farmer. On October 6, 1875 Mr. Harding was joined in marriage to Emily Caroline Waring, daughter of George G and Elizabeth Clark Waring, who preceeded him in death on June 8, 1905. To this union were born four sons: George Harding, Atterberry, Riley Harding, Burbank, California, William Peyton Harding, Springfield, and Charles Grover Harding who died in infancy.

Submitted by: Carol Knight

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