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Can someone help me with deciphering the informant's surname (first line in the second box)and cause of death (first line in the first box)?

  • Hi, and welcome to G&FH! Which line in which box are you having trouble with? Or is it everything that's visible?
    – shoover
    Commented Jun 28, 2021 at 14:14
  • Hi, I'm struggling with Lucy's surname in the second box and the word before certified by in the first box. Commented Jun 28, 2021 at 14:28

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The cause of death is 'senectus', or put more simply, just 'old age'.

The grand-daughter's surname appears to be 'Brumley' (most of the letter-forms appear to match other examples in that sample)

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