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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

1927 :: Peter Brackett


On this date in our family history . . . the 7th day of April . . . in the year 1927 . . . Peter Brackett is laid to rest at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco, Maine . . . his wife, Lizzie, is also listed on their double tombstone . . . and just to the right of the large double marker one can see a smaller marker, commemorating the short life of a Helen Brackett (1896-1906) who is enumerated on the 1900 Census as the 3-year-old "daughter" of a 59-year-old Lizzie and a 62-year-old Peter . . .



Father - Mother
Peter Brackett
Co. B 5 ME Regt. & Co. B 1 ME Vets
Mar. 4, 1833 - Apr. 4, 1927
Lizzie J. his wife
Mar. 20, 1841 - July 25, 1911
Asleep in Jesus, blessed sleep
BRACKETT

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Helen F.
Dau. of Peter &
Lizzie J. Brackett
Nov 18, 1896
May 31, 1906
Darling, we miss you


Both of the above photos . . . one with snow . . . one without snow . . . were actually taken on the same day . . . in March of 1998 . . .

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