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Title: E. Megaw, Southfile, to "Dear friend"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMegaw, E/7
SenderMegaw, E.
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationfarmer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginSouthfield, Michigan, USA
DestinationPontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Annie
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright retained by Mrs. Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 OSA
ArchiveThe Ulster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9904031
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 07:04:99.
Word Count238
Anney Febury [February?] the 10 1891

Dear friend i thought i wood [would?] send
you a few lines to let you know
that we are all well hoping you are the
same i may let you know that my brother
Joseph is dead out weast [west?] he dide
[died?] on Crismiss [Christmas?] morningn
[morning?] we got no word to last fride
[Friday?] the 6 he was about six weeks
dead he got killed with a tree fallen on him
in the woods i think he was a sleep at the
time the letter went to my sister in
Ireland and came back to us we will not
hear much for tow [two?] weeks as William
wrote to hear all the Particulers
[particulars?] about him it a sad thing (sic)
that happened but the will of the lord be don
[done?] i may let you know that [Will Henning?]
got mared [married?] on the 4 to Dollie Cannon
the [they?] both went home that night school
was out for a week to the [they?] got another
miss Armstrong she is a neece [niece?] of
means Mr Bell no better the [they?] are sitn
[sitting?] up with him over 6 weeks and the
[they?] are all just about don [done?] out
i will be glad to see you when you
Come down to make us a visit com [come?]
as soon as you can write soon
i clos [close?] with love from us all
E. Megaw