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Maria Goss Alspach
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Birth: Jun., 1855
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1940
Columbia City
Whitley County
Indiana, USA

Published in the Rochester News-Sentinel, Tuesday, October 1, 1940

Mrs. Maria ALSPACH WOOD, 1005 South Main street, well known local resident died at 5:30 o'clock Monday afternoon while visiting in the home of her cousin, Mrs. Hannah GOSS at Big Lake near Columbia City. Death was due to a heart attack which she had suffered an hour and a half earlier in the day. Mrs. Wood, who has always been active in church and social circles here, accompanied by her brother-in-law, Robert MARSH, her niece, Mrs. J. Marion SOUERS, and Mr. SOUERS, all of Brooklyn, N.Y., to Columbia City Sunday to visit Mrs. Goss at her summer resort home. Mrs. Wood was born on a farm southwest of this city in the Antioch neighborhood. She was one of eight children born to George and Elizabeth GOSS. She spent her entire lifetime here. She was united in marriage to Sylvester ALSPACH, a local shoe merchant, who preceded her in death. Later she was married to William WOOD who preceded her in death. Mrs. Wood was a member of the Grace Methodist church. Survivors are a son, Guy ALSPACH, and a daughter, Mrs. Charles ROBBINS, both of Rochester; a sister, Mrs. Angeline BURTON, Los Angeles, Calif.; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews, among them Postmaster Hugh McMAHAN. A daughter, Mrs. Charles TAYLOR, preceded her mother in death. The funeral services will be conducted from the home at 1005 Main street at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. Robert ROSS-SHANNON officiating. Burial will be made in the Rochester Odd Fellows cemetery.

SOURCE:
http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/Genealogy/Tombaugh/Obituaries/Html/1940.htm
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Goss (1822 - 1910)
  Elizabeth Allen Goss (1825 - 1892)
 
 Spouses:
  Sylvester Alspach (1852 - 1922)*
  William Wood (1844 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Estella Alspach Taylor (1873 - 1924)*
  Guy Ora Alspach (1875 - 1950)*
  Ollie V. Alspach Robbins (1877 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Silas Goss (____ - 1915)*
  Hiram Goss (____ - 1915)*
  Sarah Ann Goss Rank (1845 - 1920)*
  Rebecca Goss McMahan (1853 - 1926)*
  Maria Goss Alspach (1855 - 1940)
  Mary Goss Marsh (1863 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rochester IOOF Cemetery
Rochester
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 4, Row 2
 
Created by: Cecil Nickell
Record added: May 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36802398
Maria <i>Goss</i> Alspach
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Maria <i>Goss</i> Alspach
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Maria <i>Goss</i> Alspach
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