Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Wednesday's Child: Chapman / Varner / Weir

Alexandria Gazette (Alexandria, VA) - September 6, 1823 - DIED, at the residence of George Chapman, Esq., in Prince William County, Va., on the 1st inst. the infant daughter of John G. Chapman, Esq., of Charles County, Md. aged 5 days.

Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC) - August 21, 1856 - DEATH. On the 16th instant, at the residence of Mrs. C. A. Latimer, Prince William county, Virginia, Harriet Cecelia, aged one year and four months, only child of Wm. T. and Rebecca M. Weir.

Harrisonburg Daily News (Harrisonburg, VA) - April 1, 1910 - Child Dies of Whooping Cough.  Mary Varner, five years old, died Monday of whooping cough and pneumonia at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Varner at Nokesville, Prince William county.

1 comment:

  1. Very sad. Even after all these years you can imagine the grief of the parents as very real.