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Mary Marcella Bilbo Sarrazin
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1857
Death: Oct. 9, 1878

Mary and her twin sister Sabra Isabelle both died in the 1878 Yellow Fever epidemic, just 28 days apart.
The Pascagoula Democrat Star - October 11, 1878
Mrs. Mary, the estimable wife of Mr Leonard Sarrazin, of New Orleans, died at this place of yellow fever, last Wednesday morning at 4 o'clock, their little daughter Stella, who was sick at the time of the mothers death,
was carried to her father by Wednesday train.

Second notice on Oct. 25, 1878
Death - died at East Pascagoula, Miss., Wednesday, Oct 9, 1898, of yellow fever, Mary Marcella, aged 21 years, wife of Leonard Sarrazin.
The Star - Pascagoula - Saturday Feb 20, 1875
..On Saturday evening, 6th instant, we were complimented with an invitation to meet a few neighbors at the residence of Cadmus H. Alley Esq. to witness the marriage ceremony of the niece of Mrs. Alley, Miss Mary Bilbo, with Mr. Leonard Sarrazin of New Orleans. Rev. Father Wise performed the ceremony with the impressive rites of the Catholic Church and took occasion to notify the young couple that the tie was regarded by the church as indissoluble, for better or for worse. Would that it was more generally so considered. The thoughtlessness with which the contract is interned into, and the ease with which the tie is severed by the law is a disgrace to the age in which we live. But, as in this instance, Happy they; the happiest of their kind. Whom gentle stars unite, and in one fate. Their hearts, their fortunes and their beings blend.

After the ceremony the little company gathered around a generous table where the health and prosperity of the happy couple were often pledged. They left on the 7 o'clock train for New Orleans. Submitted by Linda Ellis
Leonard & Mary's children include; Stella Sarrazin Chase and Angela Lydia Sarrazin.

Family links: 
  Joseph J. Bilbo (1826 - ____)
  Sabra Elmira Wilson Bilbo (1832 - ____)
  Rene Leonard Sarrazin (1848 - 1889)*
  Stella Sarrazin Chase (1876 - 1966)*
  Angela Lydia Sarrazin (1877 - 1878)*
  George Hess Bilbo (1851 - 1924)*
  Seaborn Hearn Bilbo (1853 - 1915)*
  Sabra Isabella Bilbo (1857 - 1878)*
  Mary Marcella Bilbo Sarrazin (1857 - 1878)
  Florida Rebecca Bilbo Seymour (1868 - 1937)**
*Calculated relationship
Krebs Cemetery
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA
Maintained by: Linda Ellis
Originally Created by: Jones
Record added: Jul 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39262573
Mary Marcella <i>Bilbo</i> Sarrazin
Added by: LJH
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In Loving Memory
- Linda Ellis
 Added: Oct. 19, 2011

- Jones
 Added: Oct. 19, 2011

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