Death - Social Aspects
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Emily Carter Foord journal (2011-23-0) contains a variety of entries from the years ca.1830-1851. Included are many artistic sketches, poems and verses, an essay about Anglican priest and missionary Henry Martyn, cookie recipes, and geneaological information concerning Emily, her husband Alvin Foord, and their children. Also of interest is an entry discussing the life and death of Emily's infant son William Carter Foord.
Dates: Created: 1830-1851; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2012
Scope and Contents The Mary Eliza Rouse journal (2011-72-0) is a handwritten journal containing a variety of writings including verses and poems, and a composition concerning the death of her daughter, Anna Eliza Rouse Cook and her husband Hiram Martin Cook, who died in November 1851, 2 days apart. She records the funeral sermon for their double funeral preached by Rev. John A. McKinstry in Torrington.The author writes to her other children and granddaughter Alice Eliza Cook to help them remember their...
Dates: Created: 1851-1854; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011