Saturday, April 21, 2012

Carr, Eva C. Talbut 1881-1948 Hartwick Obituary

Carr, Eva C. Talbut 1881-1948

Mrs. Eva C. Carr, Retired School Teacher, Dies

Hartwick---Eva C. Carr died at 12:30 a. m. Monday in Leonardsville after a short illness. Funeral will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday in Leonardsville at the home of Mrs. Ebenezer C. Talbot, a sister with whom she had lived for 18 years. Burial will be in Hartwick Cemetery.
Eva Talbut Carr, the daughter of Dorrence C. and Mary (Mack) Talbut, was born June 25, 1881, on a farm in the town of New Lisbon. She was graduated from Cooperstown High School teachers training class in 1900, and later took exension courses at Toledo, Ohio University and Syracuse University.
Early in her teaching career she and her sister, Mrs. G. M. Augur of Hartwick, were appointed English teachers in San Juan, Porto Rico. Mrs. Carr also taught 13 years in the primary department of Hartwick School and 14 years in Leornardsville Central School.
After her retirement in 1941, she had followed her favorite sport, harness horse racing and collected antiques. For the past four years she had operated an antique shop in Leonardsville.
She is survived by her mother of Hartwick and Leonardsville; two sisters, Mrs. George Milton Augur, Hartwick, and Mrs. Talbot; two brothers, Dr. Blaine Talbut and Dr. Benjamin Talbut of Toledo, Ohio; two nephews, Richard Talbut of Leonardsville and Dorrence C. Talbut of Toledo; a niece, Mary E. Talbut of Toledo and a cousin, Dean Mack of Hartwick.
Mrs. Carr was a member of the Chrisian Science Mother Church of Boston, Mass., the Hartwick WCTU, the Sunday School and Women's Society of the Methodist Church, Leonardsville, and Leonardsville Garden Club.

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