Eliza Augusta Dasher, called Gussie by her friends and family, was the daughter of John Martin Dasher [1825-1853] and Mary Elizabeth McElwayne [1826-1900.] At the age of 21 she married Michael L Burch and together they raised seven children to adulthood. She was a warm and loving mother and grandmother. Her grandchildren thought her the best storyteller ever. One of them declared that "no one could tell Beauty and the Beast like Grannie!"