Person:Catherine Burtner (1)

Catherine Burtner
m. 25 Nov 1852
Facts and Events
Name[1] Catherine Burtner
Gender Female
Birth? 14 Mar 1830 Montgomery, Ohio, United States
Marriage 25 Nov 1852 Coles, Illinois, United Statesto Cyruss Downey
Census 4 Jul 1860 Westfield, Clark, Illinois, United Stateswith Cyruss Downey
Census 20 Jun 1870 Westfield, Clark, Illinois, United Stateswith Cyruss Downey
Census 1880 Tuscola, Douglas, Illinois, United Stateswith Cyruss Downey
Death[1][2] 18 Mar 1916 Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Burial[1] Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United StatesLot 82, Block 11
Other[3] Aft 18 Mar 1916 Obituary
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Compiler: Diane Manley. Ray & Diane's Genealogy Page, Url:
  2. in the home of her son, John W. Downey
  3. from Ray & Diane's Genealogy site:

    Catherine B. Downey, Aged 86, dies

    Mrs. Catherine Burtner Downey, aged eighty-six years and four days,
    died at 1o'clock Saturday morning at the home of her son John W.
    Downey.... Her death was due to inflirmities incident to old age.
    Mrs. Downey was born in Montgomery County, near Dayton, O,
    March 14, 1830.

    Came in a covered wagon

    When a girl she came with her parents. They came overland in a
    covered wagon and settled in Coles County. There she resided until
    her marriage to Cyrus Downey on Nov. 18, 1852. Then they moved
    to Westfield, Clark county, where they lived for many years. They
    moved to Decatur on Spet 18, 1884, and lived at 1535 North Calhoun
    street until the death of Mr. Downey on Feb 14, 1893. Since then Mrs.
    Downey has resided with her son John W. Downey, ....

    Mrs. Downey converted in early childhood and joined the United
    Brethren church, and always lived a true Christian life. About three
    years age she united with the Pentacostal Church of the Nazarene at
    Decatur and remained a faithful member to the time of her death.

    Leaves Six Children:

    Mrs. Downey is survived by six children: George Downey, John W.
    Downey, James E Downey, and Mary E Coloney, all of Decatur; Albert
    Downey of Rockville, Ind., and Charles H. Downey of Flint, Mich. She
    also leaves a brother, George Burtner of St. Cloud, Fla. There are 18
    grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. She was widely known
    among the older people and a host of friends.