Sunday, December 8, 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Cordelia (Keys) Lynn (1889)

From “Genealogical Abstracts from The Mirror 1880-1890 Loudoun County Virginia” by Patricia B. Duncan.

Thursday, 11 July 1889   Vol. XXXIV, No. 5
Died: At her home in Washington DC, on the 24th of May, 1889, Mrs. Cordelia LYNN, in her 67th year, of consumption. Widow of William LYNN of lower Prince William, where she had spent all her life except the last 16 years, which had been spent in Washington.  Elder CHECK officiated at her funeral, interred at family burying ground in Prince William, near Independent Hill.  She leaves 5 sons.

[Cordelia Keys married William Lynn, the son of Moses and Elizabeth (Cheshire) Lynn) and had 15 children:  Robert, Wallace, Sophia, Mildred, Ann ("Annie") M., Lucy, Luellen, Seymour William, Thadeus ("Thad"), Joe, Fielder, John Henry, James, Luther, and Duke.]

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