Melissa Caruthers Robinson

The Courant American
Cartersville, Georgia
February  28, 1901, page 8
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Death of Miss Robinson.

Died, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Gilreath, February 20th, at 5 o’clock p. m., Miss Melissa Caruthers Robinson.  She was born near Fayetteville, Tenn., July 6, 1814.  She was the aunt of Miss Hettie Robinson, Miss Pearl Burnam and Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Gilreath.  She joined the Cumberland Presbyterian church in early life and lived a consistent Christian.  With great fortitude and patience she bore the sufferings of an invalid for sixty-seven years.

She was the granddaughter of Capt. Andrew Caruthers and Lieut. William Robinson of revolutionary fame at the battle of Kings Mountain.


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