Augustus Goodwin 1852-1910 need help reading death record

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We need help reading the cause of death also any help with his genealogy as we still need a gravestone and cemetery.

Name: Augustus Goodwin
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 13 Sep 1910
Event Place: South Berwick, York, Maine, United States
Event Place: South Berwick, , Maine
Gender: Male
Age: 57
Birth Year (Estimated): 1853
Father's Name: Augustus Goodwin
Mother's Name: Olive Grant

GS Film Number: 000010122
Digital Folder Number: 005011604
Image Number: 00536

Citing this Record
"Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), Olive Grant in entry for Augustus Goodwin, 13 Sep 1910; citing South Berwick, York, Maine, United States, Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm.

Thank you

WikiTree profile: Augustus Goodwin
in Genealogy Help by Andrew Simpier G2G6 Mach 3 (37.2k points)

1 Answer

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Best answer
Wow.  I can see why you are having difficulty.

Gastric Intes..... Catarrh?
by Ros Haywood G2G6 Pilot (847k points)
selected by Rubén Hernández

"Gastric intest[in]al catarrh" is a cause of death, mainly for young children and babies. I think this is the cause of death stated in the record.

See the last two lines at the bottom of the page at the right hand side here:

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