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Accession Number: 01-1011


Susan Burnham Greeley fonds. -- 1895, 1904. - 1 cm of textual records. -- 1 photograph.

Biography / History

Susan Burnham Greeley (1806-1904) was the daughter of Aaron Greeley, a surveyor and cousin of Zacheous Burnham, and Margaret Rogers. She was born in Haldimand Township, about two miles from Grafton, Ontario. Greeley was a school teacher, and operated a Sunday School from her home for over eighty years. She was a member of the Colborne Presbyterian church. Greeley died in 1904 and is buried at Grafton Presbyterian cemetery.

Custodial History


Scope and Content

Fonds consists of an undated photograph of Susan Burnham Greeley, and a newspaper article from the [Colborne Express, 22 September 1904] regarding the death of Greeley. Also included is an envelope addressed to E.C. Caddy of Cobourg, Ontario and mailed in 1895, with handwritten notation "from Cousin Susan".


Title based on the contents of the fonds.

The newspaper article is extremely brittle and is enclosed in mylar.

Fonds was donated by an unknown source.

Restrictions: N

For related records see: 69-001 and 99-005.