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Lillian Dell Webster
This is a picture of Lillian Dell Webster and her sister Lura Elizabeth Webster. Lura is sitting and Lillian is standing. The picture was taken at Lura's home in Alhambra, Los Angeles, California. I wrote about Lura in a previous 52 Ancestors post. If you'd like to read that post, click HERE.
Today I'd like to introduce you to Lillian Dell Webster. She was my maternal great-grandaunt. Lillian was the fifth of six children born to Ebenezer Perry Carlisle Webster and Cynthia Maria Waterman. Ebenezer was a Civil War veteran.
Lillian was a younger sibling of my great-grandfather, Watson (Frederick) Emory Webster, a.k.a. "The Traveling Dentist" here on my blog.
On 16 September 1885 Lillian married James Perry Burket in Oketo, Kansas. They were the parents of five children.
- Frank Charles Burket (1886-1950)
- Lura Edith Burket (1888-1975)
- Mary Alice Burket (1889-1958)
- Maud Inez Burket (1891-?)
- Carol Anderson Burket (1895-1978)
And Lillian had a brother named Frank Summers Webster. Lura's husband had a brother named Benjamin Franklin Burket. Perhaps Lura and James' oldest son, Frank Charles, was named after both of their brothers.
Also, Lura had an older sister named Mary Alice Webster, who died when she was only two and a half years old. Perhaps Lura named her third child after her sister, Mary Alice.
Lillian Dell Webster Burket passed away on 28 August 1914 at 46 years of age. She was buried at the Marysville Cemetery in Marysville, Marshall, Kansas.
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