|Birth: ||Nov. 28, 1808|
|Death: ||Feb. 7, 1893|
Pioneer Obits 1893
Calhoun Co Pioneer Deaths as reported in 1893 to the Michigan Historical and Pioneer Society (pgs 47-65)
Mrs. Ann Thompson Burland, one of the oldest pioneers, died at the home of her son, William, in Eckford, February 7, 1893.
Deceased was born in Rickle, Yorkshire, England, November 28, 1808. She sailed from England June, 1830, with her husband, and three little girls. Eliza, now Mrs. Henry WILLIAMS, of Whitewater, Wis.; Betsey (deceased), wife of Jas. WATROUS, of Marshall; Ann, wife of Augustus TURNER, of Stanberry, Mo.
After a long and tedious journey they reached Detroit, remaining there about a year, during which time a little son was born to them who died at that place. From Detroit they moved to the farm known as the Geo. BENTLEY farm in Marshall township, where their son, William, was born. They next came to Fredonia where Mr. Burland located a large tract of land, he being the first man to break a furrow in that township. Here were born Alice (deceased), wife of Wm. MCCUE, of Plainview, Minn.; Merenda, wife of John BROWN, of St. Louis Mo.
They endured the hardships incident to early pioneer life remaining tit this home until the death of Mr. Burland.
Mrs. Burland was baptized in the Episcopal church of England and was at the time of her death a member of Trinity church, Marshall.
Note: d. Eckford, age 84 years, 2 months, 9 days. b. Richle, Yorkshire, England. Husband: Thomas Burland.
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