Thursday, July 18, 2013

Trewolla Family Keepsake Book

This is a Keepsake Book purchased by William Boase Trewolla, he handed it over to his sister, Elisabeth Frances Trewolla-Fortson AKA "Aunt Bettie". She recorded the family births, deaths, and what she could remember of the stories told to her about the Trewolla in Cornwall England.
John Henry Trewolla oldest son of John Courtenay Trewolla and Elisabeth Boase, born 21 Jun 1828 in Truro, Cornwall and died 23 Aug 1852 in Ballard Co. Ky

John Henry Trewolla
Departed this life on the 23rd day, age 24 years 2 moths and 2 days.He is gone to the God that gave him, he was sick three weeks, he saw his end was mear, he knew his ? was nearly over, but he feard not the grim death he called us all around his bed and talked to each and every on and wared us to flee the wrath to come, he was taken from us in the morning of life, it was a trial to us all to part with him, the first grown son and brother but Gods will be done and I pray that my end may be like his,

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