Original Author:Virginia Gazette and Weekly Advertiser
Created: August 23, 1787
Medium: Newspaper article
Obituary for Elizabeth Taliaferro Wythe
An obituary published in the August 23, 1787, edition of the Virginia Gazette and Weekly Advertiser notes the death of Elizabeth Taliaferro Wythe, George Wythe's second wife, on August 18, after "a very long and lingering sickness which she bore with the patience of a true Christian." She was forty-eight.