Mary Elizabeth Burdett,
died Thursday, March 23, 1922, at the home of her son, Frank of
Hendersonville. She was 86 years old. She was born November 17, 1835 in
Lake Twp., to parents from Wales, who names are not known. Her maiden name
was Huston (spelling unsure). She was orphaned at a young age and was
raised by the William and Mary Key family. She married their son, Samuel,
on September 20, 1855. They had 6 children,3 dying in infancy. The others
are William, Lake Twp., Elizabeth Dambacher, Greenville, who died 3 months
ago, and Samuel, Greenville. Her husband died 31 October, 1866. She
married Oliver Burdett on January 7, 1869. They had 4 children, Charles,
Stoneboro, Emma North, of North Mills, Frank, of Hendersonville, and
Lester, of Jackson Center. She is also survived by 3 step children, Oliver
H. Burdett, Lake Twp., William Burdett, Lackawannock Twp., and Sarah
Marshall, Worth Twp. She was buried at Bethany Cemetery, Lake Twp.
Dispatch, March 31, 1922.
Submitted by Norris Burdette