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(2017)

Capt. Joseph A. Lavender (1825-1870).

Like his brother, Capt. John R. Lavender, Joseph was born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. He married Clarissa A. Atwood (b 1829) in 1847 and died at sea of “congestive fever” — which is to say, malaria — at the age of 49. As is evident on his gravestone, he was a Mason.

¶ Last updated on 4 July 2017.


Provincetown’s Historic Cemeteries and Memorials, Key O-29, Page 8.

 

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