[The following was originally posted at the Rose Hill Cemetery blog. I wanted to highlight it here because of the interesting mosaic tile work on the ledger marker. The deceased, Ella English Cameriero, married into an Italian family in the 1800s. I tried to find out if this type of adornment was common in the Italian cemetery culture, but have yet to find a definitive answer. I did find this mention regarding the Italian Club cemetery in Ybor City, Florida.]
In Need of Help.The above notice was published less than a year after Ella and Nicholas were married, as they were united in matrimony 28 December 1887.
A sad case of need can be found by the charitably inclined this morning at No. 355 Fourth street.
Mrs. N. Cameriero, formerly Miss Ella English of Marshallville, who was deserted by her husband several days ago is in destitute circumstances and in need of work.
Competent to do all kind of needle work, she finds herself unable to maintain herself for want of employment. The ladies of the city are appealed to in this matter. [Macon Telegraph, Georgia, 28 November 1888]
MRS. CAMERIERO DIED.Not enough information, so I kept going. The next day's news included the following:
The Funeral Will Take Place Today at the Catholic Church.
Mrs. E. N. Cameriero died at the residence, 418 Mulberry street, yesterday.
The interment will take place today, the funeral services to be held at St. Joseph's Catholic church at 9:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Cameriero was well known in Macon, where she spent the greater portion of her life. Before her marriage she was Miss Ella English.
BURIED ON HER ANNIVERSARY.
Mrs. Cameriero's Funeral Occurred on Her 29th Birthday Anniversary.
The death of Mrs. E. N. Cameriero was peculiarly sad. On her 29th birthday anniversary she was buried in Rose Hill cemetery.
She had been a loving wife and a devoted Christian, being a member of the Roman Catholic church. Her bereaved family consist of a sorrowing husband, and two little chldren, one little babe only a few hours old when its mother died. The other child is a bright little boy. Mrs. Cameriero's mother lives in Atlanta.