Thursday, April 23, 2015
Treasure Chest Thursday - Post 259: 1829 Death Notice of Zachariah Hildreth (1754-1829)
It's Treasure Chest Thursday - time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.
The treasure today is the 1829 death notice of Zachariah Hildreth in the Farmer's Cabinet newspaper (Amherst, N.H.):
The transcription of this death notice is:
"In Townsend, March 16, Capt. Zachariah Hildreth, aged 75."
The source citation for this record is (using the "Newspapers, Online Images" source template in RootsMagic):
"DIED," death notice, Farmer's Cabinet (Amherst, N.H.), 28 March 1829 (Volume 27, Issue 29, page 3), Zachariah Hildreth death notice; GenealogyBank (http://www.genealogybank.com : accessed 9 April 2015), Newspaper Archives collection; citing original newspapers in American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, Mass.).
I found this record while searching all of the commercial databases I have access to after publishing the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks biography of Zachariah Hildreth. His death date was not defined, so I went hunting and found this notice. It clears up the research problem nicely!
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