Mr. James Sims, the
successful stock grower on the old Arms
place, in the southern part of the county, on the Ocklawaha River, was
to Orange Springs Friday to attend the funeral of Mr. Andrew McBride,
the pioneer settlers of Orange Springs.
Note © Linda Flowers...Andrew Mcbride was born August 31, 1831. He died November 30, 1905 and is buried at Orange Springs Cemetery. He came to Orange Springs from Indiana about 1850. His first wife's name was Julia. She was born in New York July 25, 1832 and died August 4, 1878. They had four children together. Julia is buried at Orange Springs Cemetery also, as well as three sons, Horace, just three years old, George, seven months and Andrew. A daughter Mary, who died at only three months of age. Andrew, Julia and three children who died in childhood are all buried together in one of the latgest family plots of the cemetery.
Source: Ocala Evening Star: 12 2-1905, Ancestry, Find A Grave
Transcribed, Formatted and Submitted by Linda Flowers