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Dr Edward Arrel
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Birth: 1818
Death: Nov. 7, 1873
Calvert
Robertson County
Texas, USA


Pye, Dr. Edward Arrel 1818 11-07-1873 h-MCL (55 yrs), died during yellow fever epidemic.

Yellow fever epidemic information:

On September 3, 1873, W. F. Hughes, a young man from yellow fever-stricken Shreveport, LA, stopped in Calvert. On September 5 he became ill and died a couple of days later. Then, other people started getting sick. This yellow fever epidemic spread to the northeast in the direction of the prevailing wind. Of Calvert's 1,500 white residents at the time, all but about 600 had the fever; a quarter of these died. For several months, the entire town was quarantined. Trains were not allowed to stop when passing through and the windows of all coaches were tightly closed until all cars had passed beyond the city limits. Trains would stop outside of town to let passengers off and unload caskets.

Yellow fever info from: http://usgwtombstones.org/texas/robertson.html 
 
Burial:
Calvert City Cemetery
Calvert
Robertson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: maggiegma
Record added: May 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37038404
Dr Edward Arrel
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