mercredi 30 mai 2012

Écrasé à mort durant son sommeil

Les registres de l'Anglican Cathedral Holy Trinity Church de Québec pour le 9 mai 1826 font état de l'acte de sépulture suivant :                                

«Ellis Buried 

Frederick, son of William Ellis of the City of Quebec, labourer, and of Julia his wife, Coroner Warrant, the said infant Frederick Ellis being of the age of one month & thirteen days, and much debelitated by a severe affection of the lungs, & being in bed with two others children on the eighth of the present month was overlaid by one of them in his sleep which occasioned his death, and was buried on the ninth of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty six.
By me Geo Auhbold Ass Min at Quebec
William Ellis       John Rickaby Sexton».

Une façon inhabituelle de mourir pour un bébé.

[Summary :
The church record for the burying of a boy in Québec, Québec.]

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