Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Elisa and Sophia Silva Both Died in 1849

This tombstone at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio honors the memory of the wife and daughter of Dr. L.A. Silva, who both died in 1849. Mrs. Elisa Silva died on April 23, 1849. Sophia Silva, the daughter of Dr. L.A. and Elisa Silva, died during the cholera epidemic, on July 29, 1849. Dr. Silva went on to marry again, and he died on December 29, 1875. He was buried across the road in the St. Mary's Cemetery. Rest in peace Elisa and Sophia!

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