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Elizabeth Jane Irish Colley
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1870
Ontario, Canada
Death: Jun. 3, 1934
Emmet County
Michigan, USA

Extracted from:
The Boyne Citizen
June 1934


Elizabeth Jane Irish was born 1869 [sic. 1870] in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. She was united in marriage, June 13, 1886 [sic. 1888] to Harry Colley.

She came to Boyne City in 1902, and for the past 28 years has lived in the present home of the family. She was the mother of 15 children, 6 boys and 7 girls living. She had her great love in her home and her family. Her last illness during the past two weeks ended at Petoskey Hospital, Sunday morning at 6:20.

Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church, Tuesday, 4 p.m. Rev. G.E. Smock, officiating.
Extracted from:
The Petoskey Evening News
Monday, June 4, 1934
Page 3 Column 2



Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Colley, of 601 Leroy Street, Boyne City, died Sunday in Petoskey where she had been undergoing treatment for some time. She had been seriously ill for three weeks. Mrs. Colley, who was 63 years of age, had resided in Boyne City 32 years, coming to Michigan from Ontario.

The body will be taken to Boyne City where friends may call at the family home. The funeral will be held from the Boyne City Presbyterian Church tomorrow afternoon at 4, with Reverend Guy E. Smock pastor, in charge. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Colley was born at Coldwater, Ontario, August 23, 1870. She was married to Harry Colley on June 13, 1888.

Surviving her are six sons and seven daughters, and three sisters. 
Family links: 
  John Irish (1851 - 1916)
  Margaret Ferrier Irish (1852 - 1932)
  Henry Charles Colley (1866 - 1941)
  Alfred Henry Colley (1890 - 1966)*
  Maycle Irene Colley Ransom (1894 - 1956)*
  Percy James Colley (1896 - 1973)*
  Mary Margaret Colley Sanborn (1899 - 1995)*
  Anna Matilda Colley Andrews (1900 - 1978)*
  Clifford Thomas Colley (1902 - 1962)*
  Frederick M. Colley (1904 - 1905)*
  Rhoda May Colley Lindenborn (1908 - 2007)*
  Lyle Charles Colley (1912 - 1983)*
  Norman Luther Colley (1915 - 1941)*
  Elizabeth Jane Irish Colley (1870 - 1934)
  Charles Luther Irish (1878 - 1926)*
  Brammer Irish (1881 - 1923)*
  Alberta Irish (1882 - 1973)*
  John Irish (1887 - 1946)*
  William Wilmot Irish (1890 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Wife & Mother
Elizabeth J. Irish
1869 - 1934

[Note: There is an error in the year of birth. Elizabeth J. Irish was actually born in 1870.]
Maple Lawn Cemetery
Boyne City
Charlevoix County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Lot 814- Gravesite #1
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Record added: Sep 20, 2011
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Elizabeth Jane <i>Irish</i> Colley
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Elizabeth Jane <i>Irish</i> Colley
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