Notes for Elizabeth Rees Fitzgerald
!From the Laurel Hill Cemetery:
Permit for an interment in North Laurel Hill, No. 23239 Philadelphia June 29, 1915
The Superintendent of NORTH LAUREL HILL will please prepare a Grave for Elizabeth R. Chew of Cheltenham, Pa. South row space 1 from West Age 68 Years, 9 months, in Lot No. 281 Section W.
F.S. Simmons, Camden, N.J. Undertaker Interment to take place Tuesday the 29th day of June at 2:30 o'clock P. M.
Wm. J. Proud F. Zerban Brown
The stone says MOTHER Elizabeth R. Chew 1848-1915... Yet her age would make it seem 1846-1915 was more appropriate.
Partial Obituary: On June 27, 1915 at 2:30 a.m. wife of W. Wesley Chew of Melrose Park, [daughter] of Wilson Fitzgerald and Joanna Colhouer of Camden. Sister of Mrs. Fannie B. Stockham.- In possession of Gail E. Summers.
Baptized in St. Peter's church, Philadelphia, September 27, 1846.
MRS. W. W. CHEW SUFFERS STROKE
Stricken with paralysis in the Pennsylvania ferry yesterday after-noon, Mrs. W. W. Chew, wife of Major W. W. Chew, is somewhat improved to-day at the home of her sister, Mrs. L. T. Derousse, 326 North Sixth street. Mrs. Chew was stricken while on her way home from a visit to Mrs. Derousse. She was taken back to the Derousse home in an automobile. Mrs. Chew is a daughter of the late Wilson Fitzgerald. Her husband was long prominent in the Philadelphia printing trade and and was Major of the State Fencibles.
[Note penned in in family record, reads: Removed in Private Ambulance to Melrose. Tuesday Morning May 18, 1915 at 10 o'clock, stood ride nicely, and no fatigue.]
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