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Emily Matilda Mottershead Buck
Birth: Jul. 24, 1862, England
Death: Jan. 8, 1944
Saint Paul
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA

Emily Matilda Mottershead was born in Wolverhampton, England to railroad engineer Peter Mottershead and his wife Emily (Jones). She was the middle of their 9 children. In 1873 the family emigrated to Ontario, Canada, where Emily married George Murton Buck.

Shortly after their marriage, George & Emily moved to the United States, and settled in the town of Mason City, Iowa, where all 5 of their children were born.

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Obituary:
Eastern Star Holds Rites for Mrs. George M. Buck
Services Conducted at Chapel; Burial at Elmwood Cemetery

Funeral services for Mrs. George Buck, 81, who died at the home of her son, Frank M. Buck at St. Paul, Saturday, folowing [sic] an illness, were held at the Major Memorial chapel Tuesday afternoon, with Doctor Marvin B. Kober, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiating.

Mrs. Roger Kirk sang "City Foursquare" and "Crossing the Bar." Mrs. Roy Servison accompanied.

Mrs. Verne Mettler and Mrs. (illegible) Corby were in charge of flowers.

The Eastern Star service was held at the chapel and members of the Eastern Star, the Rebekah Lodge and the G.I.A. attended in groups.

Pallbearers were W.H. McClintock, C.E. Bryant, L.I. Walter and R.E. Wiley. Burial was at Elmwood cemetery. The Major funeral home in charge. 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Mottershead (1835 - 1929)
  Emily Jones Mottershead (1836 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  George Murton Buck (1862 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  George Chauncey Buck (1888 - 1888)*
  Pearl Bethia Buck Satterlee (1889 - 1978)*
  Frank Murton Buck (1891 - 1976)*
  Orvis Earl Buck (1894 - 1898)*
  Mildred Helen Buck Pixley (1903 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter Mottershead (1857 - 1922)*
  Emily Matilda Mottershead Buck (1862 - 1944)
  Alexander Mottershead (1867 - 1938)*
  Alice Bertha Mottershead Barthel (1869 - 1942)*
  Harriet Alma Mottershead West (1871 - 1957)*
  Amelia Mottershead (1872 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Saint Joseph Cemetery
Mason City
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Jeannie
Record added: Jul 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27981338
Emily Matilda <i>Mottershead</i> Buck
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Emily Matilda <i>Mottershead</i> Buck
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Emily Matilda <i>Mottershead</i> Buck
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