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Elizabeth Eva Milburn                           1900-1916
Elizabeth Eva was born 31 December 1900. (School records indicate 14 December.) She attended Silksworth Council Mixed School from 7 June to 21 June 1910 (age 9). The school register records that she "left the district" at that time. According to Sarah (Milburn) Graham, she was a bit of a "tomboy", and injured her knee while playing. The knee became infected, and would not heal. She suffered for about two years before she died at age 15, on 24 October 1916, of "Tubercular disease of femur".

Elizabeth Eva Milburn b: 31 Dec 1900   11 Hill Street, Tunstall, County Durham         1901 1Q Sunderland 10a 685
daughter of Robert Milburn, Deputy Overman at Colliery and Elizabeth Davison
Sunderland District, South Bishopwearmouth, County Durham

School Record
7 Jun 1910 Silksworth Council Mixed School Admission Register
Eva Milburn  b: 14 Dec 1900   Father: Robert Milburn, 11 Hill St.
Left School 21 Jun 1910, "Left District", Previous School none"

Elizabeth Eva Milburn Died: 24 Oct 1916 Age 15 Sunderland, County Durham           1916 4Q Sunderland 10a 791
daughter of R. Milburn, Deputy Overman at Colliery
11 Hill St. Tunstall