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Richie Bennett Ground Early
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1873
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1960
Illinois, USA

Richie Bennett Ground was the daughter of Richard B. and his second wife, Sylvania E.(Taylor) Ground. Her parents were married 07 Oct 1867. On 17 Nov 1894, Miss Ground married William P. Early in Springfield, IL. Richie's sister, Brittania Ground, married Edward E. Davis. The Davis daughter, Edna Esbond Davis (1897-1947), was buried in this same plot on the opposite side of her grandfather Richard B. Ground's obelisk.


Mrs. W. P. (Ritchie) Early

Mrs. William P. (Ritchie) Early, 86, died Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock at her home, 311 Fourth St., following several years of failing health.
Friends may call at the Weber funeral home until the time of service Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. John P. Emig, pastor of First Presbyterian church, will officiate. Interment will be in the Woodlawn cemetery.
Daughter of the late Richard B. and Sylvania Taylor Ground, she was born in Edwardsville March 2, 1873. She was married Nov. 17, 1894 at Springfield, Ill., to Mr. Early, who died Sept. 28, 1935.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. J. F. (Doris) Gillham of Edwardsville; three grandsons and five great-grandchildren.
A son, Dudley, died in 1946 and two sisters and one brother also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Early was a member of the First Presbyterian church and the Women's association.

Family links: 
  Richard B. Ground (1840 - 1872)
  Sylvanie E. Rawson (1848 - 1879)
  William P Early (1860 - 1935)*
  Mary Ground Corbett (1863 - 1950)**
  Richie Bennett Ground Early (1873 - 1960)
*Calculated relationship

JULY 12, 1860, SEPT. 28, 1935
MAR. 2, 1873, FEB. 20, 1960

Woodlawn Cemetery
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jane Denny
Record added: Nov 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31211686
Richie Bennett <i>Ground</i> Early
Added by: Jane Denny
Richie Bennett <i>Ground</i> Early
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Richie Bennett <i>Ground</i> Early
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 Added: Nov. 7, 2008

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