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Last widow of the War of 1812

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
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Question: I believe my ancestors' sister who died in 1929 was the last War of 1812 widow?  Can you confirm who it was and when they died.

 

Answer: The last War of 1812 widow was Carolina King who died June 28, 1936.  Amazing to think she was alive 124 year after her husband fought in the war.

 

Posted by Ellie Spinney at 05/14/2012 11:44:22 PM | 


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