Susannah was my 4th great grandmother and the reason I started my genealogical quest in the first place! It took me five years to find out where she was buried and what her birth and death dates were, and then an additional five years to find out what her maiden name was! I keep finding out surprises about her all along the way! I feel a special kinship to this lady!
The following notice of her death appeared in The Church Advocate, a publication of The Church of God, February 27, 1884:
KAYLOR-At Harrisburg, Pa., Feb. 4, 1884, Sister Susannah Kaylor, in the 93d year of her age.
Her mortal remains were taken from the residence of her son-in-law, Brother Phillip R. Awxer(sic), of Harrisburg, to the Fourth street bethel. After several impressive addresses by the brethren, ministers, and the last earthly look upon the cold remains of one so aged, and so much loved by all who knew her, the body was conveyed for interment to the Harrisburg cemetery. While old age is honorable, it is only a long life of devotion to God and consecrated to his service, that surrounds the end thereof with a halo of glory which outshines the glittering diadems of earthly monarchs. Such was the life, and such the closing hours of our aged grandmother. None feel her loss so much as Brother Awxer(sic) and family; except one son, now residing in Independence, Missouri. C. Price
This is her obituary as it appeared in the Harrisburg Daily Independent, Wednesday, February 6, 1886:
KAYLOR- On the 4th inst, Susannah Kaylor, aged 91 years, 6 months and 10 days.
Funeral on Friday morning at 10:30 o'clock from her late residence, No. 407 Boas street. Services in Fourth Street Bethel. Relatives and friends invited to attend without further notice.
This one appeared in the Harrisburg Daily Telegraph, Thursday evening, February 7, 1884:
KAYLOR-On Thurs., February 4, 1884, MRS. SUSANAH KAYLOR, aged 91 years, 6 months and 10 days.
Funeral services in Fourth Street Bethel on Friday morning, 8th inst., at 10:30 o'clock. The relatives and friends are invited to meet at 407 Boas street, at 10 o'clock A.M., to proceed from thence to the church.
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