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NAMES: Mary MENARY; David JACKSON; Ellen DONALDSON; Eliza JACKSON of Urker, Crossmaglen.
Sharon Oddie Brown, March 30, 2010

Urker, December 26, 1887

My dear Mary[1],

Many thanks for the photo, I like it better than a hundred cards.

We'll be glad to see you at any time you come, but give good notice when to be met; for we do not get our letters early.

Grandfather[2] is gone to Ellen Donaldson's[3] funeral. She died on Sabbath of inflammation of the lungs.

Your affectionate grandmother[4]

Eliza Jackson

PS I have a Christmas box for you Miss Menary



[1] Mary MENARY (1872-1946), daughter of Mary JACKSON and William MENARY.

[2] David JACKSON (1814-1889). NOTE: His wife may have avoided going to the funeral because of her deafness.

[3] Ellen DONALDSON (1816-1888) of Sytrim. Daughter of William DONALDSON & Jane Elizabeth RUNCIE.

[4] Eliza JACKSON née OLIVER (1815-1903)

 

 

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