New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - Mrs. Louise (Compton) Walling

Mrs. Louise Walling, wife of Joseph Walling of New Monmouth, died last Wednesday of paralysis, aged 69 years. She was stricken with paralysis on Monday and never rallied afterward. Mrs. Walling was the daughter of the late Cornelius Compton of Belford and was born at that place. She married Joseph Walling and they celebrated their golden wedding with a family reunion the Saturday previous to Mrs. Walling's death. Five children survive her. They are Mrs. Harry Rockafellar and Mrs. Benjamin Wittaker of Brooklyn and Annie, Nora and Nettie who live at home. She leaves a sister and two brothers. They are Mrs. Nathan Matthews of Asbury Park and Job and Seeley Compton of Belford. Mrs. Walling had been a member of the New Monmouth Baptist church a good many years.

The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon at two o'clock at the house. Rev. William V. Wilson conducted the service, assisted by Rev. W. H. J. Parker of Middletown and Rev. M. M. Finch of New Monmouth. The pall bearers were Joseph Frost, Daniel Frost, Charles Tindall, George Morford, Joseph Frost and Henry Frost. The body was buried at Keyport.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, October 25, 1899