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Elijah F Willey

Death 18 Feb 1841 (aged 54–55)
Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 118791948 · View Source
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From: Burials and Removals Erie Street Cemetery 1840-18-918, published 1919

"Rev. Elijah Willey was born in 1784. He was the second oldest child o Allen and Chloe Frink Willey of Windham Conn.

Rev. Elijah Willey was a resident of Cleveland for many years. He had been a distinguished Baptist clergyman in New England, was twice married, and without children. He was fond of nature and established near his home, corner of Woodland Ave. and Erie Street a flourishing nursery of fruit and flowers popularly known as the Willey Garden. He died of a malignant throat disease in the same year of his brother John's death in 1841, aged 57 years. His funeral was held at the First Baptist Church, and much respect paid to his memory."

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