IN MEMORY OF
HIS BELOVED WIFE
DIED 18TH APRIL 1872
AGED 20 YEARS.
DIED IN INFANCY.
THEIR SECOND SON
DIED 26TH AUGUST 1872,
AGED 4 MONTHS.
What a sad story:
She died in childbirth 2 days after her 20th birthday and 6 days after her 2nd wedding anniversary.
Her cause of death was listed as Epileptic Fits - 15 hours.
Her 1st child was premature and lived 2 days.
Her 2nd child lived 4 months and died of hydrocephalus.
Her husband later remarried and lived to the age of 63.
She was my 2nd cousin 5 times removed.