27 September 2009
Wife of Col. Jno. N. Birch
Born in Petersburg, VA
Feb 21, 1802
Died Aug 28, 1897
Photo © 2009 S. Lincecum
Mrs. Birch was laid to rest in Oak Hill Cemetery in Talbotton, Georgia. Here is a death notice from the 31 August 1897 Columbus Daily Enquirer:
"MRS. ANN D. BIRCH DEAD.
Noble Woman of Talbotton Passes Away After a Useful Life.
Talbotton, Ga., Aug. 30 -- Mrs. Ann D. Birch, aged 96, died at the residence of her grandson, Dr. J. B. Douglass, this morning.
She was a devout Christian and member of the Methodist church more than eighty years, having been a resident of Talbotton seventy years. She was the grandmother of Dr. J. B. Douglass, Of Talbotton; W. B. Hill, of Macon; Herbert Hill, of Monticello; Mrs. James Bishop, of Eastman; Thomas and Robert A. Matthews, of Thomaston, and W. C. Douglass, of Raleigh, N.C. The burial will take place here tomorrow at Oak Hill cemetery."