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Rebecca McIntyre Joscelyne
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Birth: May 20, 1835
Steuben County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1916
Greenwood
Clark County
Wisconsin, USA

---------OBITUARY
Rebecca McIntyre Joscelyn was born in Steuben County, New York, May 20, 1835, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Hunt, Feb. 26, 1916, aged 80 years.
Her father, John McIntyre was a pioneer Methodist exhorter, moved to Wisconsin when she was fifteen years of age. They settled on a farm near Columbus, Wis. While living there she was married to James Joscelyn and in 1856 they moved with an ox team to Sparta, where they settled on a piece of land and passed through all the experiences of the early Wisconsin pioneer. With the exception of a short residence in Sparta, she lived from that time until the death of her husband on the farm which they originally settled on. Since then she had made here home with her daughter, Mrs. Mary Hunt in this City (Greenwood, Clark County).
Three children were born to them, Mrs. Mary Hunt, of this city, Mr. Chas. Joscelyn, of Boston, and Mrs. Alice Ormsby of Chicago. Her life was gentle, but like the still waters it was deep. In her heart of hearts she carried those she loved, and her hand was never weary, her step never failed in ministering unto, caring for, waiting upon those who were in any way dependent on her.
The remains were conveyed to Sparta, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Hunt and Mrs. Alice Ormsby of Chicago, where a funeral service was held and the body tenderly laid to rest by the side of her husband in the Leon Valley Cemetery.
SOURCE: GREENWOOD GLEANER 3/9/1916
 
 
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 Parents:
  Sarah McIntyre (____ - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  James Joscelyne (1820 - 1909)
 
 Children:
  Mary Joscelyne Hunt (1854 - 1920)*
  Alice Joscelyne Ormsby (1871 - 1936)*
 
 Sibling:
  Rebecca McIntyre Joscelyne (1835 - 1916)
  Alexander McIntyre (1838 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Leon Cemetery
Sparta
Monroe County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Susan Hunt Williams
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
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Rebecca <i>McIntyre</i> Joscelyne
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Rebecca <i>McIntyre</i> Joscelyne
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Rebecca <i>McIntyre</i> Joscelyne
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- Susan Hunt Williams
 Added: Dec. 31, 2011
 
 
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