19 January 2011

Death of Henry Boomershine Sr. (1859)

Farmersville Montgomery County, Ohio 1859 January the 14  we are all well at present. I will now inform you that your father Died he died the 11 of January and was berried [sic] the 13. He was complaining all the time that he was in but the three last days he was very sick but it was not espected [sic] by eny [sic] one that he would die yet he died in the evening at nine O clock he was berried [sic] in the farmersville grave yard and his funeral expenses are about twenty or twenty five dollars and we want you to come in and see it ____ as soon as you can and is supposed that there is money enough with that ______ to pay for it and i want you to see to it immediately and so no more at present.
   /s/ Abram Boomershine
to Henry and George Boomershine

Happy Researching!

1 comment:

Joan said...

I think the missing words are "fixed" and "lawyer" but we'll see what others come up with.

Luv old letters!!