1889 Georgiana’s Death Notice

DIED. In the 31st year of her age, February 5, 1889, Georgiana D. O’Kelly. The funeral will take place to-morrow (Wednesday) morning at 9 o’clock from St. Matthew’s church, proceeding thence to the Catholic Cemetery. The friends and acquaintances of the family are invited to attend.
February 5, 1889

A death notice like this one would have been used to announce the death of a community member and tacked to trees in public places and on the doors of neighbors and friends. You can see the tear mark on the top center where this notice was torn down from it’s intended spot by Georgiana’s daughter Mary.


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