Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: Joseph Large

According to the book SANDUSKY THEN AND NOW, Joseph Large, age 36, died of cholera on August 15, 1852. There were three cholera epidemics in Sandusky, in 1849, 1852, and 1854. Joseph Large is buried in Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery.

In the original German version of SANDUSKY THEN AND NOW, entitled SANDUSKY EINST UND JETZT, page 180 includes a listing of the names of individuals who died of cholera in 1852. SANDUSKY EINST UND JETZT is available full text at Google Books, and is searchable by name or any keyword.