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From: Kimmitt Genealogical Research <>
Subject: [APG] Unusual Death Notice
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 13:48:43 -0400

Here's a quaint tidbit from the *Columbian Centinal*, 11 Jan 1804,
accessed on GenealogyBank.com today:
"DIED––In England...John Tucker, a soldier in Ashford barracks. ––He
died at 4 o'clock in the morning; before twelve on the same day, his
widow was married to another man, and in the evening the *happy
couple* followed the corpse of the first husband to the grave as
*chief mourners*." [Emphasis not mine, though I would have added it

Polly Kimmitt

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