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Mary "Polly" Sturdevant Burroughs
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1796
Susquehanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1901
Union County
Ohio, USA

1st husband was Elijah Burroughs, married September 5, 1820 in Portage Co, OH.
2nd husband was Samuel Orahood, married December 18, 1851 in Union Co, OH. They divorced.

St Paris Newspaper Abstract
July 30, 1901
Mrs Betsy Burroughs, the grandmother of Mrs David Saylor and Mrs Naaman Apple, who formerly lived here, died in Allen Twp, Union Co, OH, a week ago last Wednesday. The deceased has been living with her son Allen Burroughs of Allen Twp. Mrs Burroughs was twice marriaged, the second time to a man named Orahood with which she lived a short time, there were no children by this union and she preferred to go by the name of her first husband, they had four sons and one daughter. The oldest son William Burroughs, aged 82 years, and resides in Paulding, OH, Joel Burroughs near Urbana, Newton Burroughs in Urbana, and the daughter Mrs Lindie Draper in North Lewisburg. Including children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, Mrs Burroughs has 185 descendants. Upton Sharp of Marysville is one of her grandchildren. She was very small of stature, weighing only about 65 pounds. Mrs Burroughs exact age was 105 years, 6 months, 20 days. She was born January 27, 1796 in Susquehanna Co, PA, and in 1805 came with her parents to Ohio, settling in Portage Co, and afterwards in Allen Twp, Union Co.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Abijah Sturdevant (1769 - 1858)
  Mary Penfield Sturdevant (1768 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Elijah Burroughs (1791 - 1842)
 
 Children:
  William Henry Harrison Burroughs (1824 - 1905)*
  Emaline Burroughs Ganow (1826 - 1850)*
  Joel Burroughs (1830 - 1907)*
  Sarah Orinda Burroughs Draper (1833 - 1929)*
  Allen Albert Burroughs (1835 - 1921)*
  Zutulba D Burroughs (1839 - 1861)*
  James Newton Burroughs (1841 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  Silas Sturdevant (1790 - 1865)*
  Joel Sturdevant (1792 - 1881)*
  Daniel P Sturdevant (1794 - 1822)*
  Mary Sturdevant Burroughs (1796 - 1901)
  Henry Sturdevant (1801 - 1888)*
  Sarah Sturdevant Beckley (1805 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Buck Run Cemetery
Union County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Candy
Record added: Jan 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24010736
Mary Polly <i>Sturdevant</i> Burroughs
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My Second Great Grandmother.
- Glenna Kepling Greener
 Added: Aug. 10, 2013
My 4th Great Grandmother
- Candy
 Added: Jan. 8, 2009
 
 
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