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Friday, July 3, 2015

Funeral Card Friday: Rebecca (Dawson) Mayo

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Rebecca Dawson was born in Virginia on 5 January 1814. On 24 November 1834, she married my 5th-great-grandfather Stephen Mayo. They had a daughter, Martha. Stephen died on 16 March 1847. By 1850, Rebecca lived with her daughter in Newbern, Pulaski County, Virginia. She died on 7 March 1904. She was the second to last surviving Revolutionary War widow.

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