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Death certificate Pennsylvania
« on: Tuesday 12 March 19 17:20 GMT (UK) »
Can anyone assist please.

Looking for newspaper obituaries and if possible death certificate for:

Elizabeth Jane Porteous nee Wright
Suffered a heart attack while with a bathing party at Slippery Creek, West Sunbury, and died 1st August 1929

I have this : 3 Aug 1929 Bradford Era & Titusville Herald
Butler - Mrs Elizabeth J Porteous 61, West Sunbury, dies of heart attack while bathing in Slippery Rock creek.

Trying to find her burial place.

Ceeoh

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Re: Death certificate Pennsylvania
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 18:34 GMT (UK) »
Death Cert:  http://www.rootschat.com/links/01ni5/

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Her place of burial on DC is listed as Wilkinsburg, same place four of her children were living at.

The Pittsburgh Press
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Saturday, August 03, 1929
page 7

Woman Bather Dies.
BUTLER, Pa.. Aug. 3. Mrs. Elizabeth J. Porteous 61, of West Sunbury, died of a heart attack late Thursday as she was bathing in Slippery Rock Creek, near Slippery Rock, where she and a number of nieces were spending the day. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth and Eric Porteous of Wilkinsburg, and three daughters. Mrs. Baker and Mrs. Boyd Miles of Wilkinsburg and Mrs. Horace Hockenberry of West Sunbury.

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Re: Death certificate Pennsylvania
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 19:20 GMT (UK) »
RJ137 - very many thanks, what a wonderful response to my query, and so quickly.

Her husband who died 40 years later is interred Woodlawn Cemetery Wilkinsburg and has a memorial stone, but there didn't appear to  be one for Elizabeth.

So much appreciated,

Regards

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Re: Death certificate Pennsylvania
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 19:23 GMT (UK) »
Obituary for husband Christoher Fell Porteous.

The Pittsburgh Press  (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania) 20 Feb 1949, Sun  -   Page 41

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29438177/christopher_f_porteous/

FIND A GRAVE

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25486222

Second marriage of Christopher Fell Porteous. 4 June 1930 -  Washington, Pennsylvania.
Spouse -    Rose M. Kacy

Rose appears on the Butler Colunty Obituary Index - Newspaper Butler Eagle
Date/Page 3 Dec 1968 p18

http://obitserver.bcfls.org/search.asp#blank


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Re: Death certificate Pennsylvania
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 19:30 GMT (UK) »


Martha Porteous Jones

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.
27 Jul 1979, Fri  -  Page 8

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29439272/martha_porteous_jones/

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Re: Death certificate Pennsylvania
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 19:31 GMT (UK) »


Elsie Miles

The Pittsburgh Press  (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania - 20 Oct 1963, Sun  -   Page 20

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29439387/mrs_elsie_miles/

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Re: Death certificate Pennsylvania
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Eric Porteous

The Pittsburgh Press  (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania) 10 Jan 1942, Sat  -   Page 1

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29440479/eric_porteous/

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« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 19:59 GMT (UK) »

Eric Porteous

The News-Herald  (Franklin, Venango, Pennsylvania. 13 Jan 1942, Tue  -   Page 5

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29440638/eric_porteous/

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Re: Death certificate Pennsylvania
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Eric Porteous

The Pittsburgh Press  (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania) 28 Feb 1942, Sat  -   Page 12

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29440736/letters_of_administration_eric/

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