Mary Coleville <I>Saunders</I> Dalrymple

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Mary Coleville Saunders Dalrymple

  • Birth 22 Feb 1834 Blairgowrie, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
  • Death 5 Dec 1915 Seaton, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Seaton, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 13508449

Mary was born at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland February 22, 1834. She attended school there and after schooling worked in a linen weaving mill there.

Mary emigrated to Canada in 1852 with her family (parents and siblings) where she met and later married James Dalrymple on April 24, 1855.

In 1858 James and Mary moved from the Hamilton, Ontario area to Mercer County, Illinois and settled on the John Seaton farm. In 1862 they prchased a farm two miles east of Seaton village. Here they carried on a successful farming operation until 1898 when they retired to Seaton village.

After James died on September 26, 1910, Mary lived among her children and died at the home of her son, George, in Seaton, Illinois on December 5, 1915 and is buried in Candor Cemetery two miles out of Seaton, Illinois.

Information from family historian, Alex Saunders Martin.

Bio by: Dorothy Kennedy

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  • Maintained by: Dorothy Kennedy
  • Originally Created by: C&P * LaPlante Files
  • Added: 3 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13508449
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Coleville Saunders Dalrymple (22 Feb 1834–5 Dec 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13508449, citing Candor Cemetery, Seaton, Mercer County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Dorothy Kennedy (contributor 47410761) .