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Western Star, Mt. Vernon, IN 8 May 1884

Mrs. Della, wife of Bijah Duckworth, died very suddenly at the residence of Maj. Milner in this city, Tuesday (6 May 1884), aged 23 years, 2 months and 25 days. She was a corpse in less than fifteen minutes after complaining of feeling unwell.  (She was buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery.)


Note: Della Mills Duckworth was the first wife of Abijah Duckworth. She died at the home of Sylvanus Milner.


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers