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Sylvia Linnea Truelson

Female 1933 - 2003  (69 years)


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  • Name Sylvia Linnea Truelson 
    Born 11 Nov 1933  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1960  Hancock, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1977  Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 2003  Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 10 Sep 2003  Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 7, 8
    Agency: Monadnock Community Hospital 
    Obituary 14 Sep 2003  [5
    PETERBOROUGH -- Sylvia L. Rathburn, 69, of Middle Hancock Road, died Sept. 10, 2003, at Monadnock Community Hospital.

    She was born Nov. 11, 1933, in Boston, the daughter of Arthur and Linea Truelson. She spent her formative years in Foxboro, Mass., and graduated from Foxboro High School.

    Mrs. Rathburn has been a resident of Peterborough since 1967, and had previously lived in Gilsum and Hancock.

    For 26 years, she was employed as a cook at Prospect Hill Nursing Home in Keene.

    She enjoyed candlepin bowling and belonged to the Coffee Shop League.

    Family members include her husband of 43 years, John K. Rathburn of Peterborough; two sons, Mark A. Rathburn of Epping, and Charles D. Rathburn of Oakhill, Fla.; a granddaughter; a sister, Arlene Teachout of Ft. Myers, Fla.; nieces and nephews.

    SERVICES: There are no calling hours.

    Private burial services will be at the convenience of the family.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Peterborough Ambulance, c/o the Peterborough Fire Department, 16 Summer St., Peterborough 03458.


    Published by New Hampshire Sunday News (Manchester, NH) - Sunday, September 14, 2003 
    History Before she married John, Sylvia had been married to unknown Gorden. 
    SSN 024-26-3049  [3
    Person ID I1427  Delvee Family | Spouse of a Delvee
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2018 

    Father Arthur Lauritz Truelson,   b. Aug 1886,   d. Jul 1944  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Linnea Annetta Wilson,   b. 19 Oct 1904,   d. Aug 1996  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [9
    Family ID F897  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John K. Rathburn,   b. 17 Jul 1930, Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 2005, Petersborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1960  West Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Mark Arthur Rathburn
     2. Charles D. Rathburn
    Last Modified 25 May 2014 
    Family ID F811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1933 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1960 - Hancock, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Nov 1960 - West Rindge, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    72 Middle Hancock Road - 1977 - Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2003 - Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: Monadnock Community Hospital - 10 Sep 2003 - Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S211] Rathburn, John. email: 2000-03-27 "Delvee Information Request", (Email from Peterborough, NH, 27 March 2000).

    2. [S825] Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1860-1970, Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

    3. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    4. [S911] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc).

    5. [S1317] Obituary of Sylvia L. Rathburn, (Manchester, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Sunday News, 14 September 2003).

    6. [S500] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestory.com, (Online www.ancestory.com, Ancestory.com. Provo, Utah. 2005).

    7. [S428] Roy, Robert A. Notes taken at the 118th Delvee Reunion, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 27 June 2004).

    8. [S482] Obituary of John K. Rathburn, (Keene, New Hampshire: Keene Sentinal, 15 April 2005).

    9. [S218] Rathburn, John K. email: 2000-04-04, (Email from Peterborough, NH, 4 April 2000).

    10. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).