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Cora Vanderburg
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1887
Death: Jul. 28, 1910

Newspaper account of her death, "Farmer's Wife Seriously Burned. Paris, Tex., July 30

The residence of Ed Vanderburg at Checotah, was destroyed by fire Thursday and his wife was fatally burned.

She had started to make a fire to cook dinner, and thinking it had gone out, poured oil from a five-gallon can in the stove. Flames shot up and communicated to the can, exploding it. Her dress caught on fire, and she ran from the kitchen through a room to her hall, where she fell exhausted.

Her husband was away from home.

W. Perryman, living across the road, was attracted by her screams, and found her with every vestige of clothing, except her shoes, burned off and the flesh cooked and falling off her arms.

Although reported alive this morning, it is not thought she can possibly recover.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John McHenry Parker (1863 - 1930)
  Nancy Orlena Howerton Parker (1865 - 1935)
 
 Siblings:
  Cora Vanderburg (1887 - 1910)
  Gertrude Elizabeth Parker Drye (1889 - 1951)*
  Leuvena Parker (1892 - 1907)*
  Nettie Drye Parker Dunnavant (1897 - 1972)*
  Hettie Parker Boyles (1897 - 1998)*
  Villa Alma Parker Johnson (1900 - 1984)*
  Sallie Mae Parker Jones (1903 - 1991)*
  Lora B Parker Washington (1907 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Presbyterian Cemetery
Chicota
Lamar County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Curtis Thompson
Originally Created by: Carole Curry
Record added: Dec 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31874643
Cora Vanderburg
Added by: Carole Curry
 
Cora Vanderburg
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Added by: M. Littlejohn
 
 
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 Added: Nov. 27, 2009
 
 
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