Part 877bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Grandaunt Ellen (aka Ella) McAteer – Death November 1893 – Wilmington, Delaware

17 August 2014

Good Day,

What a tremendous blow to parents, gr-grandparents John and Isabella (aka Bella née Pierce) to lose their daughter, grandaunt Ellen (aka Ella) during the first year of her life.


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, Ellen

RETURN OF A DEATH in the City of Wilmington

1. Name of Deceased – Ellen McAteer
2. Color - White
3. Sex – Female
4. Age – Nine Months
5. Widowed, Married or Single - 
6. Date of death – November 24th 1893
7. Cause of Death 
Meningitis

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

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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
181

NAME – 44989 McAteer, Ellen
Age – 9 m.
Color – (white)
Nation or State – Del.
If a Foreigner, how long in the United States –
Residence – 1719 Scott St.
Occupation –
Single, Married, Widowed – ( )
Sex – Female
Name and Nation of Parents – John & Isabella
Cause of Death and Complications – Meningitis
Date of Death – (Nov) 24  (1893)
Date of Certificate –
Date of Registration – (Jan) (24) (1893)

And something to note, I can almost guarantee that there will be sources and documents out there in archives, databases, and the Internetland that will have many iterations and differences on names.  Grandaunt Ella, aka Ellen is a classic case in her short life.

The search and research continues.

Enjoy,

Jim

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