Thursday, March 14, 2013


© Kathy Duncan, 2013

It is a pity early obituaries like that of Agatha (Keeling aka Williams) Burton's are so brief. Still, it is rare to find an obituary for a woman in the early periods.

DEATHS.--Near Williamsborough, in Granville county, (N.C.) on 31st ult. Mrs. Agatha Burton, relict of the late Col. Robert Burton, aged 73 years.
[Source: Charleston Courier; Charleston, SC; Tues., Feb. 15, 1831]

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