Bennett Carlton

Posted Online: April 20, 2013, 7:55 pm
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Bennett Isaac Carlton passed peacefully in the arms of his loving parents, Seth and Darcie Carlton, Chicago, shortly after birth on April 12, 2013, at Prentice Women's Hospital, Chicago.
A private service will be at a later date. Contributions in Bennett's name may be made to March of Dimes.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by paternal grandparent, Lynn Carlton, Seaton; maternal grandparents, Deborah and Robert Williamson, Rock Island, and Douglas Foster, Milan; aunts, Kristee, Kari and Rachel Carlton, Jackie Leach; uncle, Jon Leach; and cousins. He was preceded in death by grandparent, George Carlton; great-grandparents, Walter and Patsy Verplaetse, Fiance and Pauline Carlton, and Lola Stockton.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.

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