Part 873bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Grandaunt Florence (aka Florida) McAteer – Death June 1898 – Wilmington, Delaware

27 July 2014

Good Day,

Well it appears that grandaunt Florida McAteer did not have a very long life. Accordingly her life was cut short when she contracted “Capillary Bronchitis with Whooping Cough”. Grandaunt Florida, also known as Florence, passed away on June 27th, 1898. She was six years old.

I have located the following paperwork for grandaunt Florence’s (aka Florida) death – Return of A Death -


Source: Ancestry.com. Delaware Death Records, 1811-1933 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Delaware. Delaware Vital Records. Microfilm. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.

Transcription –
McAteer, Florence

RETURN OF A DEATH in the City of Wilmington

1. Name of Deceased – Florence McAteer
2. Color - White
3. Sex – Female
4. Age – Seven Years
5. Widowed, Married or Single - Single
6. Date of death – June 27th 1898
7. Cause of Death 
– Capillary Bronchitis with Whooping Cough

John Palmer Jr. Physician
(TO BE FILLED BY THE UNDERTAKER)

8. Occupation –
9. Place of birth – Wilmington
10. When a minor – Name of Father – John
– Name of Mother - Bella
11. Ward – 7
12. Street and number – 1813 Shallcross Av
13. Date of burial – June 29
14. Place of Burial – Cathedral

Daniel T. Killroy, Undertaker.


And the Delaware Vital Records, Death Register

Source: Ancestry.com. Delaware Death Records, 1811-1933 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Delaware. Delaware Vital Records. Microfilm. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.

Transcription – Register
186

NAME – McAteer, Florence
Age – 7
Color – 52904 “ (white)
Nation or State – (Del)
If a Foreigner, how long in the United States –
Residence – 1813 Shallcross Ave.
Occupation –
Single, Married, Widowed – ( )
Sex – female
Name and Nation of Parents – John & Bella
Cause of Death and Complications – Capillary Bronchitis Whooping Cough
Date of Death – (6) (27) (98)
Date of Certificate –
Date of Registration – (7) (2) (98)

And the search and research continues.

Enjoy,

Jim

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