Tourgee's mother Louisa dies

Feb 1843

Tourgee's mother Louisa dies

Louisa Emma Winegar, never strong, gradually wasted away and finally died of tuberculosis in February, 1843.

1843 Tourgeeā€™s mother dies. Spends two years in Lee, MA with an uncle
Other related events around this time:
1843 - New York passes personal liberty laws in response to 1842Prigg v Pennsylvania Supreme Court case dealing with fugitive slaves.

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