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 Elizabeth Leota <I>Murray</I> Van Gorder

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Elizabeth Leota Murray Van Gorder

  • Birth 10 Jan 1868 Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 18 Sep 1948 Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 8433583

Leota Van Gorder was the d/o Levi and Rebecca Ann Morris Murray. She married George Elliott Van Gorder
and they had 6 children: Elsie Grace(Blain), Mable(Pollock), Effie Blanche (Whitmire), Carl Murray, John A., and Paul Eugene.
She divorced George in 1925 and lived with Carl and Edna Van Gorder at their home on S Duffy Rd in Butler Twp.
They found her dead in bed on the morning of September 19, 1948.
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Obit: Butler Eagle Sept 18, 1948 pg 4 film #150

Mrs Elizabeth Leota Van Gorder, aged 80, died last night at the home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs Carl Van Gorder of Butler R.D. 5.
Born in Greene County, a daughter of the Rev L.F. and Rebecca Ann Morris Murray, Mrs Van Gorder was the widow of George Elliott Van Gorder.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs J. Milton Blain of Butler; a son, John A Van Gorder of Akron, Ohio; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Mrs Van Gorder was a member of the former Institue Hill Church of God.
Friends will be received at the Dengler-Atwell Funeral Home, 137 West Jefferson Street, beginning tonight.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from the funeral home, with the Rev James O Archer, pastor of the Free Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.



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  • Created by: Bonnie Parks
  • Added: 24 Feb 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8433583
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Leota Murray Van Gorder (10 Jan 1868–18 Sep 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8433583, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Parks (contributor 46572149) .