Mary E. <I>Connor</I> Pillon

Mary E. Connor Pillon

New York, USA
Death 3 Jun 1924 (aged 71)
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Burial Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Block 17, Lot 20
Memorial ID 38631803 · View Source
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Arrived in Brainerd in January 1874.

      Mary Connor married Thomas E. Pillon on December 29, 1873 at the Old Cathedral in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota and she arrived in Brainerd via stagecoach in January 1874. She resided in Brainerd for forty years until 1914 when she moved to South Tacoma, Washington. From 1881-1899 she was the proprietor of a small boarding house catering to railroad employees located at 14 North Ninth Street, later 214 North Ninth Street. It was listed in the Brainerd City Directory of 1888 as Mrs. Pillan's [sic] Hotel.

      Mrs. Mary Pillon left last night for South Tacoma to visit relatives. Her son Tom Pillon accompanied her as far as Staples. (Brainerd Daily Dispatch, 13 June 1907, p. 2, c. 2)

      Mrs. M. Kelly, of Minneapolis, returned to her home this morning after visiting at the home of her cousin, Mrs. Pillon, for a few days. (Brainerd Daily Dispatch, 09 January 1909, p. 2, c. 2)

      Mrs. Mary Pillon passed away at the home of her son, William Pillon, South Tacoma, Wash., on Tuesday, June 3rd.
      The remains are being brought to Brainerd for Burial and will arrive in the city Saturday morning; they will be taken to the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. H. Nelson, 302 North Ninth street. Funeral arrangements have not as yet been made.
      Mrs. Pillon was a member of St. Francis Catholic church. She belonged to the United Order of Foresters and to the Catholic Order of Foresters. (Brainerd Daily Dispatch, Brainerd, Minnesota; Thursday, 05 June 1924; p. 7)

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  • Created by: A. Nelson
  • Added: 22 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38631803
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary E. Connor Pillon (Aug 1852–3 Jun 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38631803, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by A. Nelson (contributor 47143984) .