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July 16, 1815 death of MIRIAM BOWLER, daughter of William Ormskirk Bowler.

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July 16, 1815 death of MIRIAM BOWLER, daughter of William Ormskirk Bowler.

Posted: 30 Jun 2011 2:55PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 13 Feb 2013 1:30PM GMT
From the Western American (Ohio newspaper) of August 5, 1815 (page 3)

OBITUARY

DIED - in Pleasant township, Clermont county on the 16th ult. MIRIAM BOWLER, daughter of William Ormskirk Bowler and Sarah his wife. Her complaint was an indurated, scrophulous tumor, perhaps the largest ever witnessed in this part of the world. It had its seat on the maxiliary & parotid glands. Whether the too long neglect or the improper treatment it met with conspired most toward its enlargment is not easy to determine. Many who saw it, and had though the accounts they had heard were exagerated, confessed, upon their own view, that one half had not been told them. She died in the 16th uear of her age. She was of a vivacious turn of mind, bore her afflictions with a great deal of fortitude.......................
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