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happy? – Jan 14 (Death of Wm. Gilley)

Abby Sale 14 Jan 06 - 09:18 AM
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Subject: happy? – Jan 14 (Death of Wm. Gilley)
From: Abby Sale
Date: 14 Jan 06 - 09:18 AM

1/14/1829: The Marriage of Clarissa Gott and William Gilley
(on Mar 1, 1829, Gilley set sail, never to return)
Cited in Laws.

His widow sings "The Death of William Gilley":

        When nineteen long years had rolled round
        In marriage I then did engage
        With William, the man of my choice,
        To spend all the rest of my days.

                 in Ballads of the Cranberry Islands, [Maine] edited by Hugh L. Dwelley
                 [see Ballad Index & DigTrad filename[ WMGILLEY]

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