Death of William Gilley, The [Laws D5]

DESCRIPTION: A widow tells of how, within weeks of her marriage, her husband went to sea. Neither ship nor sailor ever returned, leaving her trying to find strength in her faith
AUTHOR: Mary Lurvey Stanley (broadside)
EARLIEST DATE: 1926
KEYWORDS: sea death religious
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Jan 14, 1829 - Marriage of Clarissa Gott and William Gilley
Mar 1, 1829 - Gilley sets sail in the Minerva, never to return
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Laws D5, "The Death of William Gilley"
DT 821, WMGILLEY

Roud #2231
File: LD05

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