Fifty-eight-year-old Sarah Bagwell died this date, August 22nd, in 1847 and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground

  Fifty-eight-year-old Sarah Bagwell died this date, August 22nd, in 1847 of an Ulcerated Bronchid and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground. She developed an abscess that eventually became a complete hole in her trachea.The medical literature of the era lists Tuberculosis and Cancer as the main causes. Ms. Bagwell worked as a laundress and lived with Read More