Partial letter from Mollie Hopper to Mary Wilson Hopper Lamb
found in my great grandfather's bible (Earnest Luther Barrett)
dead he died on the 17 of last month he was 82 years old the 16th and died the 17th. He died of his old disease paralysis. AS you know he had had several strokes In fact- had been afflicted for many years. but-was hardly ever fast-was just going long at a time would walk over the farm with his stick up to a few day before his death and went to the dining room and eat a hardy
dinner Thursday and before night he was totally paralyzed and never moved or swallowed anything again and died the following Sunday-
Detailing her father's (my 3 great's uncle's) death.