Sunday, March 3, 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Georgiana (Chapman) and Samuel R. Bleight

Philadelphia Public Ledger - December 8, 1852

In this city on the 7th inst., Dr. SAMUEL R. BLEIGHT, of Fauqueir county, Va.

Philadelphia Inquirer - August 18, 1910

BLEIGHT.  On the evening of August 12, 1910, at Hay Market, Prince William County, Va. GEORGIANNA A. BLEIGHT, widow of Samuel R. Bleight, in the 89th year of her age.


Ironically, the following marriage was erroneously listed under "DIED" with the other obituaries of the day:

Daily Union (Washington DC) - February 16, 1846

In this city, on Thursday last, by the Rev. Mr. French, of the Episcopal Church, Dr. SAMUEL BLEIGHT, of Philadelphia, to Miss G. A. CHAPMAN, daughter of the late George Chapman, esq, of Thoroughfare, Virginia.


According to, Georgiana Bleight is buried in Saint Paul's Episcopal Church in Haymarket, Virginia.  Her husband, Dr. Samuel R. Bleight, is buried in Christ Church Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pa.

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