On this day in 1900, Mary and Joseph, Mary’s second husband, are preparing to give birth to a son.
A few days earlier, they had already had their first child, a boy, and a girl, named Isaac.
Mary had already given birth to seven children, but Isaac was the first to survive.
He lived to be around 35 years old.
His death at age 5 was one of the saddest events of Mary’s life.
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