Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Okey, Catherine (Brister)

Catherine Brister

CHRISTENING: Temperanceville Church
Baptised, Oct. 31, 1834, Catharine daughter of James Brister and Margaret Dailey. (Mrs. Fedorchak's comment. This record gave proof of the maiden name of the mother.) (Source: "Family Research in Monroe County, Ohio," by Catharine Foreaker Fedorchak, Vol. VIII, p. 143)

RELATIONSHIP: Siblings Catherine, John and Nancy Jane Brister all married members of the Okey family. Catherine married Edward Okey. John married Catherine Okey. Nancy Jane married Charles Stern Okey. Edward Okey was the uncle of Catherine and Charles Stern Okey with their common ancestor being John Woodman Okey. Catherine and Charles Stern Okey were siblings.

OBITUARY: Mrs. Kathryn [sic] Okey, aged 86 years, a highly respected lady passed away Tuesday, December 3 [1918].

She leaves to mourn the loss of a good mother, three sons, James, Miles and Frank and a grandson Fred of the home, three daughters, Mrs. W. H. Ullman, Mrs. H. F. Seebaugh, and Mrs. J. L. Mason of Lowell.

The funeral was held at the home by Prof. J. A. Hines of Woodsfield; interment in Stafford Cemetery.

Mr. John Brister of Burkhart is a brother and Mrs. Jane Okey of Boone, Iowa, is a sister of the deceased. (Source: unknown - furnished by Janet Downing)

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