On this date in our family history . . . the 30th day of August, in the year 1873 . . . in Morgan County, Georgia . . . 27-year-old Sarah B. Carter and 21-year-old Nancy Tate Carter die on the same day at the home of their widowed mother . . . affectionately known as Sadie and Nannie, these sisters are first cousins four times removed to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .
At the home of their mother, Mrs. Mary A. Carter, near Madison, Georgia, on Saturday, August 30th, 1873, Miss Sadie Carter died at half-past twelve o'clock, and within less than one hour her youngest sister, Miss Nannie Carter, followed her. Both died of congestion after suffering from bilious fever for about one week. The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia, Sunday, September 7th, 1873