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Sarah F. Matthews

Mrs. Sarah F. Matthews, one of the best known ladies in the East End, died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A.C. Pitcairn, on Murtland Avenue. Mrs. Matthews was the wife of Robert R. Matthews, and was a lineal descendand of one of the heroes of the revolution. Her son Theodore V. Matthews, is prothonotary of Vera Cruz County, California.

Source: Taken from Pittsburgh Press, Feb 14 1891.

Another obituary for Sarah follows:

On Wednesday, February 11, 1891, at 8:15pm, Sarah F. Matthews, wife of Robert R. Matthews, in the 62nd year of her age.

Funeral from the residence of her son-in-law, Alex. C. Pitcairn, 505 Murtland Ave., East End, Saturday at 2 p.m.

Source: Pittsburgh Gazette, Feb. 14, 1891.
Contributor: Leann Carroll,, May 16, 2000

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