Cordelia Burr Parish


"The funeral of Mrs. Hiram Parish took place this afternoon at her late residence on Second street. Revs. Rice and Cowman officiating. Mrs. Parish was born in Caneadea this county, Sept 28th 1827. Her maiden name was Cordelia Burr. She has lived in Wellsville about forty years. She leaves besides her husband, one daughter, Miss Flora and two sons, Hartley of this place and Edwin of Grand Rapids Mich. Two brothers and a sister also survive her, one brother and the sister residing in Wyoming Co., this state and the other brother in Mt Morris Mich. Mrs Parish was a member of the Free Will Baptist church, but since her residence here, has been a regular attendant of the Methodist Church."

Wellsville Daily Reporter of 9/2/1893.  On file with Thelma Rogers Genealogical & Historicial Society
Researched & Transcribed by Mary Rhodes