Civil War Records of Charles H. Holton


Obituary for Charles H. Holton

Concord Enterprise, March 13, 1912


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    Charles H. Holton passed away on Sunday morning about 10.30. Mr. Holton received a bad fall at his home the first of the New Year, breaking a

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     Mr. Holton was born in Boston 73 years ago. From that city he moved to Fitchburg, and later to Littleton. He had resided in this village about 43 years and during his stay here had been to Boston every day on the milk car, being in the employ of the Boston Dairy Co. During his early life here he drove to Harvard very early in the morning and brought the milk to the car and then to Boston.
     Mr. Holton was among the oldest residents of this village and his kindly face has and will be missed going to and from the station. As a citizen of this town he is highly worthy of the name. During his life here he had enjoyed the respect and highest esteem of the entire community for his kindly traits of character and sterling qualities. He was a man of quiet disposition. At the call of the Civil war in ’61, he enlisted and served his country well. Mr. Holton was a charter member and also Past Grand of Acton lodge, I.O.O.F., 203, also a member of Acton council, Royal Arcanum, and a member of Isaac Davis post 138. Mr. Holton’s wife died several years ago. He is survived by two sons, Charles J., and George E. Holton of this village.
     Funeral services were held at his home this Wednesday afternoon, Rev. S.J. Willis, his pastor officiating. The Post burial service was held at the grave.