Barbee Oliver Carleton

Barbee Oliver Carleton


Born
in Thomaston, The United States
August 17, 1917

Died
July 18, 2015


Born in Thomaston on August 17, 1917, Barbee Oliver Carleton was the daughter of Charles Forrest Oliver of Thomaston and Mildred Getchell Thurlow of Stonington.
Barbara grew up in Camden and graduated with the Camden High School Class of 1935. In 1940, she graduated from Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, where she majored in English.
After teaching high school English, she married Granville Carleton of Rockport. They settled in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, where they raised their two children and had their careers. Continuing her career in education, Barbara taught for many years at Brookwood School, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. She also wrote and published numerous children’s stories and books. Her prolific writing career spanned a period of
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