Effie Herman <I>Green</I> Corey

Effie Herman Green Corey

Morris County, Kansas, USA
Death 18 Oct 1941 (aged 76)
Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas, USA
Burial Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas, USA
Plot 1-221-05
Memorial ID 87674785 · View Source
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Her OBIT is in the Emporia (Kansas) Gazette Oct 20th (MON) 1941 (that is not a typo - it's 1941 not 1940) pg 1. Article states she died at her sister's home in Manhattan KS on a SAT morning

"The Emporia [KS] Gazette, 20 Oct 1941, Monday


Special to the Gazette:
Council Grove, Oct. 20--Mrs. Effie Corey Council Grove, died at the home of a sister, Mrs. John Edgerton, in Manhattan Saturday morning. She was a pioneer of Morris county, and lived at Parkerville more than 60 years ago. At that time she was the wife of Dr. William Swetman [sic].

Following the death of Dr. Swetman [sic] she was married to Dr. V. S. Corey, who died about 15 years ago. Since that time Mrs. Corey spent most of her time in Council Grove looking after business interests.

About three years ago Mrs. Corey sold her residence to Dr. H. B. Melchert. After that Mrs. Corey spent most of her time in Manhattan, coming to Council Grove every few months to look at property interests.

Mrs. Corey leaves one brother, Col. Ned Green of Washington, D.C., and one sister, Mrs. John Edgerton, of Manhattan.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed, pending word from Colonel Green.

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