Charles Landers
Emily Ann Burnett
Mary Ellen Landers


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Mary Ellen Landers 1

  • Born: 12 Mar 1857, Grantsburg, , Indiana 2
  • Marriage (1): John Bloom Parr on 9 Jan 1879
  • Died: 1949, Indiana, USA at age 92 2
  • Buried: Parr Cemetery, Alton, Crawford County, Indiana, USA 2

bullet   Another name for Mary was Landrus.1


bullet  General Notes:

Parr, Mary EllenDied 1949, Indiana. Alton - Mary Ellen Parr, daughter of Emily Ann Burnett and Charles Landers, was born on March 12, 1857, near Grantsburg, where she spent her girlhood. In 1871, she was married to John B. Parr, of near Alton. There they made their home and reared their family of six sons and two daughters. In her younger years, she united with the Alton Methodist Church. Her husband preceded her in death many years ago, also a son, Dr. W.L. Parr; a daughter, Mrs Sallie William; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Surviving are her sons, Thomas Parr, of Alton; Charles M. Parr, of Jeffersonville; Robert N. Parr, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; James C. Parr, of near English, and her daughter, Mrs Virgil Wilkes, with whom she made her home at Alton; 23 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the Alton Church with the Rev Howard Wardin in charge. Burial was in the family cemetery.

Added by Mark Kemp on July 25, 2011 2


Mary married John Bloom Parr, son of John Parr and Ruth Parr, on 9 Jan 1879. (John Bloom Parr was born on 8 Feb 1852, died on 24 Nov 1915 in Indiana, USA 2 and was buried in Parr Cemetery, Alton, Crawford County, Indiana, USA 2.)



1 Jean Parr - Evansville, IN (

2 Find A Grave, Find A Grave ( : accessed 22 Aug 2011).

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