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Moses Eastman = Susan Evans Treadwell


B: 1843
D: Melrose MA 1872

siblings: William H., Caroline Augusta, Alice Whitney, Moses Franklin

Mary Ellen Eastman
Miss Mary E. Eastman, our most accomodating and efficient postmistress, has been very ill with lung fever, for many weeks. She was first attacked with congestion of the lungs, through some exposure, but the disease finally assumed the type already named. She long lingered on the verge of death, so that only the most sanguine hope dared look for her recovery. But for her friends sake, for her and for ours, we rejoice to say that her symptoms are altogether more favorable. There is less throbbing of anxious hearts, on her account, though she is yet unable to sit up. She has been "jealous of good works," active in moral interprises, and is highly esteemed in the community. We shall gratefully welcome the sight of her genial face "behind the grating," at the delivery window, though so cordially appreciating the faithful services that kept things right in her absence.

In Melrose, May 29, Mary Ellen Eastman, aged 28 years. After an illness of three months, severe, but patiently borne, Sister Eastman passed serenely on to her heavenly home, leaving a large circle of friends who deeply mourn the loss of so loving, devoted and useful a life...

She was first attacked with congestion of the lungs, followed by pleurisy, which terminated in lung fever. From the prostration which this sickness occasioned she was slowly recovering, when a relapse again caused anxious hearts to beat with fear. Rheum atic fever set in, terminating in typhoid from which she had not strength to rally...