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Obituaries - NJ - 1890 - Phebe Steele Harrison


    May 15, 1890 - Springfield, Ohio

My Dear Sister (Mrs. Al E. Wright/Elizabeth Ann Steele Wright) Temporarily residing at her son's, John Wright, 1306 Rhode Island Avenue, Washington, DC:

I received this morning a from M... Harrison the Newark Daily Advertiser from which I cut the enclosed slip...she is the last one of that family of ten who all lived to grow up, marry and raise families but Aunt Matilda. The dear old aunt is gone, but she will live long in the memory of all her nieces and nephews--but as all are ready to drive down to Lizzie's for dinner must close. Love to you all. Yours truly, Marshfield Steele

"At the Age of Ninety-One - Mrs. Phoebe S. Harrison, wife of the late Caleb D. Harrison of Caldwell, died yesterday at the age of ninety-one years. She was a daughter of Josiah Steele who served throughout the revolutionary war and who afterwards was prominent in educational and political circles in this section of the State. Mrs. Harrison was the mother of C. M. Harrison, Esq., present Superintendent of the City Home. She was highly esteemed by all who knew her for her excellent qualities as a Christian mother and neighbor."

Submitted by: Nancy Pexa   NANPEXA@aol.com

Burial Record including photo of headstone


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