Cunningham Emma Obit

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Cunningham Emma Obit - END OF A ROMANTIC LIFE Death of Mr Emma A...
END OF A ROMANTIC LIFE Death of Mr Emma A William in New York Nsw TORE September 17 Mrs Emma A Williams wife of William Williams of Lower California died Tuesday at tb house of her niece In this city She was about 73 yean old and wu tbe Mra Cunningham Cunningham of the famoui Burdell murder case A gentleman familiar with mining affairs in California says that Mra Williams wu owner of extensive copper land in Lower Calitornlaknown tsthe Mullje Con - per Mlnea She mad various attempts to tell these mines or part of them and had them examined bv mlnlne exnerrx 1 The report of the latter wrt howvir not ot av cntractsr to pear oat hir own high estimate of th vtluo of the property Her daughter are now living lu Lower California and are Hid to be married The facta of the murder of Dr UtrTey Burdell In hi bout on Bond street on the sight of Jan nary 30 1S57 and tb trill of Mr Cunningham who wat bit boate - kteper and who claimed to bay been married ta - hlm bay been repeatedly published Alter her acquittal tbe brought tult in tbe Surrogate Court to establish ber claim to Dr Burdell estate at bit widow and pretended to be confined of a child which ihe uierted wu Dr Bur della It wu proved eonclnJvaly that tbli child btd be imngjled to her ia a buket from tbe almshouse She wu defeated defeated In her salt and toon afterward went to Kan Francisco Referring to tbe murder ot Dr Burdell Mra Phcrbe MorrllL niece of Mrs Will - lams teld lit night No on bat any doubt now of th poor womtni Inno - eence Mra Morrill said tost night Sb wu acquitted la Court and time bu shown the JuUcol the verdict fiheiurvlvedher troubles thirty year anddledaCbritrian - death It It hard that ihe should be par sued In bar coffin iv the story ot that awfol iccnjitloo and the knowledge ot it forced upon these ot her wonager relative relative from whom it he been mo far carefully carefully kept -Mra -Mra WlUIasaV had been ia this city about a month oa a visit from ber bom in Lower California She wu lost ia New York torn four year ago and on that occasion occasion wu recognised on the Brooklyn bridge and ber story wu printed In th fapera She hrsU bowgat oa contain - ng it without knowing of tt until confronted by tbe bead - tines After her disappearance from New York tome year ago she went to California where ber daughters were married She became th wife ot William a Williams wuaraan of wealth tn stocks and bond and mining property H left bere taking all tbe stocks and bonds and bit whereabout 1 still unknown Th Muteje copper mine be could not carry away tn lag th tion tbu to She The and from In nit A - man well wu Ing be b and station An A

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 17 Sep 1887, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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