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Burris - Hannah

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal Friday, 3 May 1895
Mrs. Hannah Burris, relict of Joseph Burris, aged 92 years, died on Friday at her home in New Richmond. The funeral occurred from the Christian Church at New Richmond on Saturday morning, the services being conducted by Rev. T. J. Shuey.  Hannah Miller was born in the state of Pennsylvania June 24, 1803, and immigrated with her parents to Adams County, Ohio, in 1815. Coming to Indiana she settled in Tippecanoe County in 1883, making her home with the family of Andrew Hemphill. She was united in marriage to Joseph Burris, Oct. 8, 1845, with whom she lived until his death June 12, 1878.  Mrs. Burris united with the Christian Church at New Richmond in the year 1859. She was a member in good standing at the time of her death, which occurred at the home of W. H. Burris.  Mrs. Burris was an exemplary woman of those noble traits of character which distinguished the Indiana pioneers. Her life was one of beauty and usefulness and she will be remembered for the good she has done. -s

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