f the six Sherburne grandchildren, the eldest son Charles died of tuberculosis in March of 1850. The other two sons, Nathaniel and Pitts, would later settle in California. The youngest Sherburne was Evelyn Sherburne, known as Eva and then later affectionately as Aunt Evvy. She was eight years younger than her brother Pitts, but only seven years older than her nephew, Thomas Penhallow. When her brother-in-law Pearce Penhallow acquired the Warner House, Aunt Evvy was believed to stay on living in the house until about 1900 when she was in Boston with Thomas Penhallow. Both Evvy and Thomas would summer at the house, and they often gave tours of their ancestral home to respectable visitors of Portsmouth.
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