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1870 Steamship Varuna

Lake City, Fla., Nov. 3 -- The steam-ship Varuna, Capt. Joseph Spencer, which sailed from New-York, Oct. 15, for Galveston, Texas, foundered during the night of Oct. 20 off Jupiter Inlet, Fla. All on board except the second mate and four men were lost. The Varuna belonged to Messrs. C.H. Mallory & Co's. line; was a first-class wooden propeller, only one year old, and 670 tons burden. Her cargo consisted chiefly of dry goods. Thirty-six cabin passengers were on board the Varuna, nearly all of whom were from Texas. The New York Times, November 4, 1870

31 memorials
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Charles Ames

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Benhard

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Wallace Blake

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Charles Blum

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Henry Blum

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Joseph Blum

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Jacob L Briggs

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Burley

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Mrs Burley

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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A Cohn

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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A T Hamilton

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
 Asa T. Hamilton

Asa T. Hamilton

unknown – 20 Sep 1870

Wells, York County, Maine, USA

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James Hand

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Franklin “Frank” Hitchcock

8 Sep 1817 – 20 Oct 1870

Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

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Maria Gilbert Hitchcock

7 Dec 1824 – 20 Oct 1870

Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

 P M Jenkins

P M Jenkins

unknown – 20 Oct 1870

Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA

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Frederick Dabney “Fred” Johnson

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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Isabella “Bella” Pitt Johnson

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
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James Leddy

unknown – 20 Oct 1870
Body lost at sea
 Allen Lewis

Allen Lewis

26 Nov 1819 – 20 Oct 1870

Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA

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