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Behind Every Successful Man...

Alexander Mackenzie's notes on his marriage to Helen Neil, written, following her death in 1852, on the back of their marriage certificate.

Alexander Mackenzie's notes on his marriage to Helen Neil, written, following her death in 1852, on the back of their marriage certificate.
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Our eldest daughter Mary was born June 25, 1846
Our second daughter Mary was born August 25, 1848
Our only son was born April 3, 1850
Our Eldest Mary died on the 29th of May 1847
Our Boy died on the 29th of August 1850
Our earthly separation took place on the fourth day of January 1852 at ¼ to 8 o'clock p.m. when my dear Helen was taken home by her heavenly Father. She was born on the 21st October 1826. She will meet in heaven her husband Alexander Mackenzie.

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