Date of Death: 27 Dec 1909
Subject: Hulda J. (Karnes) Sullivan
Source: St. Joseph Gazette, 28 Dec 1909, p. 2, [partially abstracted]

Mrs. H. J. Sullivan died last evening. [She] lived in St. Joseph and vicinity sixty-seven years. She was born in Russell county, Kentucky on March 17, 1829, and moved with her parents to the Platte Purchase in 1842. Her father was the Rev. Silas H. Karnes, a well-known Baptist preacher in the early years. The family lived near Easton. She married J. S. Sullivan in 1845. They lived in Buchanan and Andrew counties before moving to St. Joseph. The family home was at 415 W. Rosine. Mr. Sullivan, who died some years ago, was employed by the Gazette. Mrs. Sullivan is survived by sons William A., St. Joseph; Robert, St. Joseph; John C., Denver, Mo.; and daughter, Mrs. Lydia Murray, St. Joseph. Burial was in Todd Cemetery.