Indiana was the daughter of Uriah and Sarah (Byrn) Purcell. She was first married to William H. Pritchett Mar. 1, 1859 and they were the parents of a son John and a daughter Daisy. On Sept. 10, 1889 she married William H. Otte, a widower with 6 young children. About 1900 the family moved into Terre Haute where they operated a small neighborhood grocery store at 1418 Eighth Ave. for nearly 30 years. Indiana has no tombstone but her obituary states that she was buried here and there are several other family members buried in Shepherd Cemetery.
Sarah Byrn Purcell
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