Sunday, August 25, 2013

Sunday's Obituary: William T. Wharton

Richmond Times Dispatch 
October 14, 1917

Manassas, Va., October 13. -- William T. Wharton, a Confederate veteran, died on Tuesday at Gainesville, Prince William County, at the age of eighty-six years.  He was a member of the Masonic lodge, and was well known throughout the county as one of its oldest magistrates.  Funeral services were conducted at his home by Rev. C. K. Millican, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and interment was made at the Shirley Burying Ground.  He is survived by his wife formerly Miss Mary C. Shirley, who is eighty-two years old.

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