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Matilda Burch
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1821
Surry County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1896
Monroe County
Indiana, USA

Matilda was the oldest daughter of James Phillip BURCH (b.1799) and Mary SPARGER. She was born in North Carolina and traveled to Indiana with her parents sometime in the early 1820s.

Matilda married 4 Nov 1841 in Greene Co, Indiana, when she was 19. Her husband, Joel BURCH, was a second cousin, ten years her senior. Together the couple had three children:

William Burch 1842 1901
Hiram Burch 1843 1930
Mary Ann Burch 1850 1897

Joel died in Monroe Co. Oct 4 1883 at the age of seventy-one.

Matilda Burch died at her Stanford home the morning of Apr 14, 1896 from an attack of the measles. The Bloomington World reported her age as 85 years, but she was actually 74.

"She was a member of the Baptist Church and one of the best known ladies in the western part of the county."
Bloomington (IN) World, Apr 16, 1896, p. 4.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Phillip Burch (1799 - 1862)
  Mary E Wolfensparger Burch (1799 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Joel Burch (1812 - 1883)
 
 Children:
  William Burch (1842 - 1901)*
  Hiram Burch (1845 - 1930)*
  Mary Ann Burch Wampler (1850 - 1897)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda Burch (1821 - 1896)
  Hiram P Burch (1826 - 1887)*
  Mahala Elizabeth Burch Carmichael (1828 - 1895)**
  Adelia S. Burch Hostetter (1831 - 1917)*
  Permelia Burch (1839 - 1840)*
  Joel Manson Burch (1840 - 1930)*
  Christena S Burch Gardner (1841 - 1908)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
aged 74Ys 3Ms 16Ds, wife of Joel Burch
Gone But Not Forgotten.
 
Burial:
Burch Cemetery
Kirksville
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Beth
Originally Created by: Debbie Reynolds
Record added: Feb 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24817619
Matilda Burch
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Matilda Burch
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Matilda Burch
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- Michelle💕ღ
 Added: Aug. 31, 2012
Rest in Peace
- D Tucker
 Added: Jan. 23, 2010
 
 
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