Harriet M. Burr

Female 1874 - 1956  (81 years)


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  • Name Harriet M. Burr 
    Born 17 Aug 1874 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Mar 1956 
    Person ID I49401  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Adelbert Hamilton Burr,   b. 5 Jan 1844,   d. 11 May 1920  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mariah Valentine,   b. 20 Sep 1846,   d. 4 Dec 1919  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F18612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • March 22, 1956 - Harriet M. Burr, age 81 years, 7 months, 5 days. Date of birth August 17, 1874, born in Oswego County, New York. Sex, female; race, white; single; occupation, retired bookkeeper. Length residence in town where death occurred, 50 years. Name of father, Adelbert Burr. Name of mother, Maria Valentine. Informant, Mrs. George Doneburgh, 609 West Newell Street, Syracuse, New York. Cause of death, myocardial infarction, duration 6 hours; contributed by arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, generalized arteriosclerosis. Signed by Hugh McChesney, M.D., March 23, 1956, Pulaski, New York. Undertaker, Paul K. Foster, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Pulaski cemetery, March 25, 1956.
    • Harriet Burr - August 17, 1874 - March 22, 1956. Plot A-25. Daughter of Adelbert Hamilton and Maria Valentine Burr.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, March 29, 1956 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Rites Held for Miss Burr, 81 - Miss Harriet M. Burr. 81, died at her home at 9 James Street Thursday night following a short illness. She had been in poor health several years from a heart ailment. Funeral services were held from the Foster Funeral Home Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Cyrus M. Gonigam, pastor of the Congregational church officiating. Interment was in Pulaski Cemetery. Surviving are a niece, Mrs. George (Marion) Doneburgh of Syracuse and a nephew, Lieut. Col. Frank Burr, United States Army of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Miss Burr was born August 17, 1874 in the town of Albion the daughter of Albert and Maria Valentine Burr. She had lived in this vicinity all her life receiving her education in the old Academy. She taught in the rural schools for several years after which she took a business course in Syracuse where she obtained a secretarial position which she assumed for several years in that city. After returning to Pulaski to care for her parents in their old age and death, she was secretary to the Farrington gas station and later the Farrington and Son Coal Company. She also worked for the Pulaski Fuel Corp. after it was sold to Martin Eselin. Ill health forced her to retire only a few years ago.