A Genealogy of the Barnum, Barnam and Barnham Family

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A One-Name Study for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname

Notes for Rachel Aurilla BARNUM

In the Congregational Church.
She outlived her husband by 17 years, dying in 1904 at her home in New
Fairfield, of Erysipelas (an acute infectious disease of the skin or
mucous membranes, caused by a streptococcus and characterized by local
inflamation and fever). Her obituary, in the Danbury newspaper, said
that she "was one of the oldest and best known residents" and "She was
loved by all that knew her." Her gravestone reads: Knapp, Rachel
Aurilla, dau. of Dea. Seelye & Louisa Barnum, July 14, 1819, March 8,

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