Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Wednesday's Child - Holley Son and Daughter
Numon and Elizabeth Holley lost two children in 1848. Jane D just over nine years of age in February and then little Preston just over eight months old died in May. "I saw you pale and suffering; I heard your morning cry; your memory still upon my heart; with ....." the epitaph reads in part. Preston was their last baby, the youngest of nine children. I have not found information regarding the deaths of these two children. Just an entry in the family Bible noting their death.