Notes for: Evangeline ("Eva") Bordine

From Ronny Bodine:

From Lenawee County, Michigan Marriage Records:
Fred J. Cerow, 32, farmer, of Quincy, Michigan, son of Lyman Cerow AND Eva Bordine, 36, of Rome, Michigan, dau. of B. M. Bordine & Charlotte V. Parker, were married 22 June 1890 in Rome by F. E. Pearce, M. E. Minister. Witnesses were B. W. Griffin & B. M. Bordine.

1900 Michigan Asylum for the Insane, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI: Fred J. Cerow, born 1857 Patient divorced.

From Michigan Death Records:
Fred J. Cerrow, married, born in 1857, died 24 March 1903 in the Michigan Asylum, Kalamzaoo, Kalamazoo County, of a stomach perforation from nails.

Evangeline Cerrow, widow of Fred Cerrow, dau. of Benjamin Bordine & Charlotte Parker, was born 7 March 1853 in Michigan, died 23 June 1918 in Clayton, Hudson Twp., Lenawee County, and was buried in Lenawee. Informant was Mrs. Luther Shultz of Clayton.

Evening News (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.) of Saturday, 28 March 1903.
Kalamazoo--At the inquest held on the remains of Fred Cerrow, his stomach was found to contain 325 nails, a piece of coal weighing two pounds and twelve ounces, a spike four inches long, a carving fork tine, an iron washer, several pieces of wire, 25 pieces of tea lead, 132 small stones, 28 pins, 17 buttons, and other material. It was found that death was caused by the pins penetrating the lining of the stomach. Cerrow came to the asylum from Quincy, Mich. seven years ago and has been afflicted with stomach trouble for years.