Troy Daily News
Mrs. Mary Ann Buirley, 73, resident of Troy and vicinity the last 27 years, died at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Maggie Zimmerman, 514 South Walnut Street. She had resided in the Zimmerman home the last two years.
Mrs. Buirley was born in Oakland, Ill., Sept. 25, 1867, and came to this community to make her home in 1913. She was a member of the First Congregational Christian church here.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Mae McGregor of Oakland, Mrs. Mamie Shipp of Roundhead and Mrs. Zimmerman, Troy; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Janes of Casstown and Mrs. Ida Butcher of Francisville; and 24 grandchildren.
The body was removed to the Shilling & Son Funeral Home pending final arrangements.
Although the obituary states that Mary Ann was born at Oakland Illinois, their family records indicates that she was born at Cheviot Ohio. Both give the same date of birth (25 Sept 1867). She married Lewis Mason Buirley on 14 Oct 1884 at Portland Indiana, and then moved to Illinois. She died on 5 Nov 1940 in Miami County Ohio. -Mamie (Buirley) Shipp
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