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Four Weddings & A Funeral

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Graham Report 28 Jun 2013 18:51


I've just got four marriage certificates for my great grandmother. I'm thinking she may have been a black widow. :-S


Chrissie2394 Report 28 Jun 2013 19:37

My 2x gt grandmother married four times. The first three were all named John. On the latter three certificates she stated she was a spinster.



Graham Report 28 Jun 2013 20:35

My great grandmothers fourth husband was 21 years younger than her. She still managed to out live him. :-)


MarieCeleste Report 28 Jun 2013 22:31

Well good for her Graham, sounds a bit of a girl!

I guess her previous husbands were actually dead when she remarried?


Graham Report 28 Jun 2013 22:36

Yeah. That's why I think she might be a black widow. ;-) I might have to get their death certificates to make sure. :-D


MarieCeleste Report 28 Jun 2013 22:48

Hmm - hope they didn't die of poisoning or had suffered nasty falls!

Seriously, it makes you wonder what people might have got away with back then .....


Graham Report 28 Jun 2013 22:53

I've got her death certificate. It says she died of 'cardiac failure'. So in the end she died of a broken heart. :-(


Graham Report 29 Jun 2013 13:46

Well, I've got my great granddads death certificate. Thankfully he wasn't poisoned. :-) He was shot & stabbed! :-0
Not really :-D He had TB :-(