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Died In Detroit

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Parent Issue
Day
25
Month
November
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
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The Sunday Free Press contaiaed the f ollowing : After a brief illnes.s, Mrs. Franc├ęs Hawkins Palmer Buekingham passed away at her resideuce. 145 W. Fort st. , Satnrday afternoon. She was a dmighter of the late Olney Hawkins, a leader of the Washteuaw bar and prominent iii Michigan state politics for many years. Mrs. Buckingham was boni at Ann Arbor in 1848, andiii 1867 was married to William Saokett Palmer, of Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., where she lived until the death of her hnsband, Nov. 19, 1883, 15 years ago Saturday. In 1886, she was married to Goodcil Buckinghain, a prominent Wall st. broker, who died in 1890. Four years later Mrs. Buckinghiim carne to Detroit, and for a year occupied the residence of her cousin, Thos. W. Palmer. She moved to her late residence, 145 W. Fort st. , three years ago. Two children sui-vive her, Mrs. Lonise Rosse, of Brooklyn, . N. Y. , and William H. Palmer, of Detroit. Mrs. Bnckingham was an active worker in several charitable, organizations of this city, being identifled partionlarly with the Children 's Free Hospital. She was a mem bei of the Ladies' Anxiliary of the Detroit Patriotic Association and many sick soldiers in the late war received her attention and sympathy while on their way to their homes in the state. As a member of the executive board of theWoman's Exchange, she was a willing and tireless worker. The funeral services were held at 1 1 o'clock this morning at the residence in Detroit, Rev. John McCarroll officiating. The reamins will be brought to Ann Arbor this afternoon for interment m Forest Hill cemetery.