Well Known Pioneer Resident of This Valley Dies Here This Morning
Mrs. Jemima Burland, one of the best known pioneer women in this valley, passed away this morning at 11:40 o'clock at her home at 240 Maple avenue after an illness lasting but eleven days although she had been failing for two years past. The funeral service will be held at the family residence at 3 o'clock on Friday afternoon and the body will be shipped on Saturday morning to the Woodlawn cemetery, San Mateo county, for interment on Saturday.
The deceased was one of the most highly esteemed women in this valley and the news of her death will be learned with sincere regret and sorrow in a wide circle. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the number of her friends here is legion. She was a native of Jefferson county, Iowa, and came to California in 1852 with her parents, the family crossing the plains and settling first at Bidwell's Bar. She came to this valley in 1856 and was married to the late Robert Burland. Three children blessed their union, these being William H. Burland of Los Angeles, Benjamin F. Burland of this city and Mrs. Jennie Linscott of this city. She is also survived by two sisters, who are Mrs. Victoria Burland of this city, and Mrs. Ann White of Oakland.