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The second column of the above table shows the whole number and percentage of the decedents above fifteen years of age; the last two columns the number and percentage of those who were foreign-born, and who died in the periods of life specified in the first column ; and the last two horizontal lines the number and percentage of the decedents of each nationality. It will be seen that the whole number of those who died above 15 years was 3,236 (54.96 per cent. of all who died), of which 1,874 (58 per cent of all who died above that age) were foreign-born. The decedents born in Ireland make 71 per cent. of all who were foreign-born.
The number of decedents who were married at the time of death was 1,600 (880 males and 720 females), making 58.50 per cent. of the males dying above that age, and 53.25 per cent. of the females. Of the males, 529, and of the females, 433, were foreign-born. Among the decedents, 108 were widowers, and 508 widows. Of the former, 55, and of the latter, 302 were foreign-born.
The number of interments in the city proper during the year was 97; in South Boston, 138; and at East Boston, 90.
The number of bodies removed from tombs in the cemeteries in the city and taken elsewhere for interment was 190.