|Birth: ||Jun. 9, 1827|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 1852|
Died - December 31st, 1852, on board Steam Ship Cortes, off St. Lucas Bay , Alonzo Murdough aged 25 years 6 months and 22 days.
Mr. Murdough was a young man of steady and temperate habits, and well known to most of the citizens of our place. It is but about three months since that we last saw him full of life and high anticipations, start for the land of Gold. He probably but little dreamed at the time, that none of his hopes would ever be realized, and that his fate would be the same as hundreds and thousands that had preceded him. When within about 12 days sail of San Francisco, he was taken with the Cholera and died in the course of a few hours, and his remains now lie in the fathomless depths of the broad Pacific. He was the son of William and Elizabeth Murdough, of Benton in this County, and he leaves a large circle of relations and friends to mourn his untimely end. - Com.
~Penn Yan Democrat
Tuesday, February 22, 1853
Body buried at sea
Specifically: Buried off St. Lucas Bay in the fathomless depths of the Pacific Ocean
Created by: Yeé-Lin~☯
Record added: Apr 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51255876
Gone too soon. May you rest in peace.|
Added: Apr. 17, 2010