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Katharine Maria Sedgwick Burlingame
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1856
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1929
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA

Mrs. K. S. Burlingame, 72, welfare pioneer, is dead
Helped organize hospital, Boys' club, other societies

Mrs. Katherine S. Burlingame, 72, widow of Walter A. Burlingame and instrumental in the founding of many Syracuse welfare institutions, died late yesterday at Syracuse Memorial Hospital.
Stricken tuesday afternoon at the home of her son, Bruce S. Burningame of Rippleton Road, Cazenovia, Mrs. Burlingame's condition became critical Wednesday and she was rushed to the hospital. Cause of death was given as cerebral hemorrhage.
Born in Syracuse in November 1836 the daughter of the late former Representative and Mrs. Charles B. Sedgwick, she was married to Walter A. Burlingame in 1879. Her husband's father, the late Anson Burlingame, was the first ambassador of the United States to China.
She was a member of the original board of the Women's and Children's Hospital, later the Syracuse Memorial Hospital; one of the founders of the Syracuse Boys' Club; a charter member of Syracuse Chapter, Needlework Guild of America and instrumental in having --- and sewing included in the curricula of Syracuse public schools. She was also interested in establishment of schools for negroes (sic) in the south.
Private funeral services will be conducted at the home, 100 Burlingame Road, at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon by the Rev. John H. Applebee, pastor of May Memorial Church. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Surviving are three sons, Bruce, Roderick and Geoffrey Burlingame, and a sister, Mrs. Frederick R. Hazard.

Syracuse Herald, Saturday March 2, 1929, page 3

 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Baldwin Sedgwick (1815 - 1883)
  Deborah White Gannett Sedgwick (1825 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Walter Angell Burlingame (1851 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Bruce Sedgwick Burlingame (1880 - 1940)*
  Roderick Sedgwick Burlingame (1882 - 1963)*
  Geoffrey Gorton Burlingame (1885 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  Fanny Clary Sedgwick*
  Jessie May Sedgwick*
  Charles Ethan Sedgwick (1838 - 1839)**
  Charles Henry Sedgwick (1840 - 1840)**
  Ellen Amelia Sedgwick Tracy (1841 - 1924)**
  Catherine Maria Sedgwick (1844 - 1846)**
  Charles Hamilton Sedgwick (1846 - 1924)**
  Anna Baldwin Sedgwick Silsbee (1848 - 1921)*
  Frank Colvin Sedgwick (1850 - 1862)*
  Sarah White Sedgwick King (1852 - 1882)*
  Katharine Maria Sedgwick Burlingame (1856 - 1929)
  Dora Gannet Sedgwick Hazard (1864 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Sect 15 plot 39
 
Maintained by: Michael Ratliff Lutz
Originally Created by: Diane LM
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63968649
Katharine Maria <i>Sedgwick</i> Burlingame
Added by: Diane LM
 
Katharine Maria <i>Sedgwick</i> Burlingame
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 Added: Oct. 25, 2015
 
 
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