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Mrs. Ruby Abrahams, Assistant Teacher of St. Andrew's Anglican School, Cove and John Front, for many years and wife of Mr. Samuel A. Abrahams, and sister of Mr. T. J. Sancho (Dispenser of Nabaclis Village), Mesdames Abrahams of Buxton, and Mrs. Moore of Ann's Grove, died at her residence at Golden Grove on Saturday, December 22, and was buried at St. Mark's Anglican Churchyard, Enmore the next day.

Source: D. T. A. Jones (Reporter)"East Coast Demerara, Victoria-Belfield and Vicinity" -the Daily Chronicle Georgetown, British Guiana, Friday, January 4, 1935: page 6

Death of Mrs. Ralph

After a painful illness Mrs. Emma Ralph died at 2. a.m. on Monday morning at the age of 38 years. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Ralph and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lammy Sancho of Nabaclis. Death took place in the city. The deceased’s body was taken up by motor car later in the day to her residence in Golden Grove. The funeral on Monday afternoon was very largely attended, the last rites being performed by the Rev. L. J. Rowe. The interment took place at St. Mark’s cemetery.

[Source: The Daily Chronicle - Sunday, March 9, 1919: page 10]

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