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Lilburn Sullivan
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1893
Adair County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1958
Glasgow
Barren County
Kentucky, USA

Husband of Olive Jewel Harvey, they married July 3, 1921 and had 15 children:

Lilburn Jr. (stillborn 1922), Clifton (1923 - 1991), Alvis, Bernice, Donald, Virginia, Kermit, Alberta (1934 - 2010), Harold (1936 - 1990), Glendal, Doris (1941 - 2010), Glendo (1943 - 1966), Jerry, Larry and Judy (1947 - 2006)

Lilburn's residence at the time of death was Russell County, Kentucky.

His obituary from the June 5, 1958 Russell County News:

Mr. Lilburn Sullivan died in Glasgow Hospital Monday, June 2. He had been in ill health for some time due to a heart condition and was taken to the hospital last week. He was 64 years of age.

A son of the late W. M. and Martha Jane Womack Sullivan, he was a veteran of World War I. On July 3, 1921, he was united in marriage to Miss Jewel Harvey and to his union 15 children were born, one of whom died in infancy.

He leaves his wife and the following children Clifton Sullivan of Russell Springs, Alvis Sullivan of Garlin, Bernice Nichols of Plainfield, Indiana, Donald Sullivan of Indianapolis, Virginia Patterson of South Lebanon, Ohio, Kermit Sullivan of Plainfield, Indiana, and Harold, Glendal, Doris Jean, Glendo, Jerry, Larry, and Judy Sullivan, all of Russell Springs.

Also surviving are two brothers and five sisters as follows: Otha Sullivan of Russell Springs, Cashus [should be Cassius] Sullivan of Garlin, Joan [should be Joann] Bryant of Sano, Nancy Alley of Russell Springs, Nora Skaggs of Russell Springs, Rina [should be Rhina] Burton of Russell Springs, and Valeria Hale of Tulsa, Oklahoma. There are also 15 grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins as well as many friends.

Mr. Sullivan spent most of his life in Adair and Russell Counties as a farmer and well-respected citizen, and he had a great interest in leading his children in the right way. He professed faith in Christ in 1949, and lived a true Christian life through the years.

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at Bethel Church, near the Adair-Russell line, conducted by Bro. Otis Wolford. Burial was in the church cemetery with Rippetoe Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Sullivan (1850 - 1930)
  Martha Jane Womack Sullivan (1857 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Jewel Harvey Sullivan (1904 - 1998)
 
 Children:
  Lilburn Sullivan (1922 - 1922)*
  Clifton Sullivan (1923 - 1991)*
  Alberta Sullivan Woods (1934 - 2010)*
  Harold Sullivan (1936 - 1990)*
  Doris Jean Sullivan McGowan (1941 - 2010)*
  Glendo Sullivan (1943 - 1966)*
  Judy Ann Sullivan (1947 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Taylor Sullivan (1878 - 1957)*
  JoAnn Sullivan Bryant (1880 - 1959)*
  Otha E. Sullivan (1882 - 1961)*
  Theona Sullivan Burton (1885 - 1919)*
  Nancy E Sullivan Alley (1886 - 1979)*
  Nora E. Sullivan Skaggs (1888 - 1971)*
  Della Ann Sullivan Smiley (1890 - 1929)*
  Lilburn Sullivan (1893 - 1958)
  Rhina Elizabeth Sullivan Burton (1895 - 1992)*
  Valeria C Sullivan Hale (1898 - 1972)*
  Cassius Sullivan (1901 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethlehem Cemetery
Royville
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: J.Sullivan
Record added: Mar 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13534275
Lilburn Sullivan
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- quebecoise
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- J.Sullivan
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- The Sunlight Caller
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