Monday, February 4, 2013

Amanuensis Monday: Faded Leaf

Continued transciption of the papers found in the BISHOP family file at the New York State Library in Albany.




Olive, wife of David Barker, died Dec 23, 1837 at 27.

Ruthene, wife of Simeon Barker, died Feb 2, 1868 at 52.

"We saw her fade as fades the leaf.
And sorrow filled our every heart.
To think, from her we loved so much.
So soon we should be called to part."

Joshua Coleman die Jan 16, 1891 at 64.
Amaranca, his wife, d May 3, 1893 at 66 yrs

James Coleman d Sept 21, 1856 at 74.
Lucretia d Nov 15, 1831- 64.

Elwin Stetson- worked for board when boys.  Lived to be 89 years.
Uncle Geo lived to be 90 years.