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Death of Thomas, eldest son of Col. P. Edward CONNOR, in CA in 1862
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: April 13, 2007 at 09:00:14
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Am not related but may be of interest to someone who is.  I have no further info, but additional newspaper extracts may be found at URL:  
 
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 Vern D
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Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
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>>Tuesday, 15 Apr 1862<<

SUDDEN DEATH -- A dispatch was received in this city yesterday, announcing the sudden death, at Benicia, of the eldest son of Colonel P.E. CONNOR, aged 7 years. His disease was scarlet fever. He was a promising lad and a universal favorite among his schoolfellows and playmates in this city, who will deeply regret his absence from their circles.

>>Wednesday, 16 Apr 1862<<

DIED -- in Benicia, on the morning of the 14th inst., of scarlet fever, Thomas, eldest son of Col. P. Edward CONNOR, aged about 7 years. ['Little Tommy' was a boy of remarkable qualities -- amiable, very intelligent for his years, and possessing a heart of unbounded liberality and generosity. In his death, hundreds will sympathize with his sadly bereaved parents.]


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