Alice
Burdsall


 

ALICE BURDSALL was born in Pennsylvania around 1873. First appointed a teacher in Camden in 1908, she rented  room from Sarah Wescott of 108 Broadway at the time of the 1910 census. Her next door neighbor at 106 Broadway was undertaker Joseph H. Murray. She later roomed with Clara Dibble of 559 Washington Street.

When the census was taken in 1930 Miss Burdsall was lodging at the home of Ruth Henderson, 413 South 6th Street. She retired in June of 1936 after teaching first and second grades in Camden public schools for 28 years.  

Alice Burdsall remained in Camden after her teaching days ended. Last a resident of the Plaza Hotel on Cooper Street, she passed away on January 30,1954.


Camden Courier-Post
February 1, 1954 

 Miss Alice Burdsall, 
Retired Teacher

Miss Alice Burdsall, of the Plaza Hotel, retired Camden public school teacher, died Saturday in West Jersey Hospital.

In 1902 and 1903 she taught in a private school in Chippewa, New York, then taught in Audubon public schools.

She was appointed a teacher in the Camden public school system on April 27, 1908, to take effect September 1, 1908, and she taught First and Second grades in the Fetters School until September 1,1923, when she was transferred to the Mulford School, where she taught First and Second grades. She retired June 30, 1936.    

She was a member of the Camden County Association of Retired School Teachers.

Surviving are two cousins, Mrs. John V. Blake, Ardmore, Pennsylvania, and Mrs. Edwin M. Schellenger, Berwyn, Pennsylvania.

Services will be held Thursday at 10:30 AM in the Murray Funeral Home, 408 Cooper Street, where friends may call Wednesday night.


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