|Birth: ||Dec. 3, 1856|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1887|
OBITUARY TAKEN FROM FAMILY BIBLE:
Death of Miss Celia A. Prentice.
The sudden death of Miss Celia A. Prentice at Ashland, Nebraska, on Sunday, October 2nd, has been received with such regret by the numerous friends of the family in Kansas. She had been suffering from heart disease for some time, but died very suddenly at last. Miss Prentice was the daughter of the late Thaddeus Prentice, the sister of C.T.K. Prentice, Mrs. Addie L. Corbin, and William H. Prentice, now in Denver, Colorado. Her mother is still living in this city. Her parents were among the earliest settlers in Kansas Territory. Her father bore a conspicuous part in the Kansas conflict. He was one of the foremost of the Free State men, full of generous qualities, and active and earnest of the exciting controversies of the early days. He enjoyed the friendship and confidence of all Free State settlers. Mrs. Prentice, the mother of the deceased, has lived to bury three members of her family, and she has the sympathy of our people in the sorrow that has now fallen so unexpectedly upon her.
tombstone book show birth as 12/3/1856
death as 10/2/1887
Section 2, Lot 59 (492 SQ. FT.)
Interment Date 10/03/1887
Thaddeus Prentice (1823 - 1868)
Anna Louise Ayer Prentice (1819 - 1892)
Charles Thaddeus Kosiosko Prentice (1847 - 1915)*
James Kirkland Prentice (1849 - 1874)*
Adelaide Louise Prentice Corbin (1854 - 1906)*
Celia A. Prentice (1856 - 1887)
William H. Prentice (1858 - 1895)*
She is buried in Ayer, Prentice, Corbin Plot--stone has long disappeared as well as steel fence that was last seen in 1920's. Photo of plot is at right.
Note: Celia Prentice was never married, no descendants. She was a 1620 Mayflower Descendant of John Howland, Elizabeth Tilley Howland, John Tilley and Joan Hurst Tilley, thru her mother.
Oak Hill Cemetery
Plot: Section 2, Lot 59.
Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Record added: Jun 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38361310