Obituary - Herold, Mary Porter

Herold. On February 16, 1883, Mrs. Mary Herold of apoplexy, aged 73 years. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Monday at 2:30 o'clock from her late residence No. 901 Tenth street southeast. (Maryland and Virginia papers please copy) The Evening Star, February 17, 1882 The Lincoln Assassination Death of the Mother of One of the Executed Conspirators Mrs. Herold, the widow of the late George Herold and the mother of David Herold, (who was executed July 5th, 1865, for participation with Booth in the conspiracy for assassination of President Lincoln), died of apoplexy at her residence, 10th and I streets southeast, yesterday, at the advanced age of 73 years. Mrs. Herold's husband was for many years chief clerk in the naval storekeeper's department of the Washington navy yard. She never entirely recovered from the shock occasioned by the execution of her youngest son.

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Referenced Individual: 
Last Name: 
Herold
First Name: 
Mary
Middle Name: 
Porter
Birthdate: 
January 8, 1810
Deathdate: 
February 16, 1883
Age at Death: 
73 Years
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