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 Emma <I>Sells</I> Marshall

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Emma Sells Marshall

Birth
New Bedford, Bureau County, Illinois, USA
Death
5 Sep 1949 (aged 84)
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot
Rose Lawn, Section F, Lot 3, Grave 2
Memorial ID
113108145 View Source

Link to parents sent by Julie (Longfield) Davis ( 48483669)
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Microfilmed cemetery records at the Kansas State Archives:
Emma Sells Marshall
lot owner: same
Lot 3, Section F. Grave 2
born: 9/19/1864, New Bedford, Ill.
died: 9/5/1949
buried: 9/16/1949
late residence: Los Angeles, California
funeral director: Penwell-Gabel
interment authorized by Mrs. Paula M. Meier, 3427 Winslow Drive, Los Angeles 25, Calif.
Topeka address: 1189 Mulvane

Topeka Daily Capital, Thursday, Sept. 8, 1949, page 6:
Mrs. Emma Marshall Prominent Kansan, Dies in California

Word has been received in Topeka of the death of Mrs. Emma Sells Marshall, which occurred September 5 in Los Angeles, Calif, where she had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Paula M. Meier, for the past four years.

The body was cremated and the ashes will be buried in a Topeka cemetery, the time to be announced later. The Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Marshall was long prominent in women's organizations in Kansas and was a leader in the fight for women's suffrage. She was a member of the famous advisory board called Topeka's "kitchen cabinet" and hailed as the only one of its kind in existence. Serving with Mrs. Marshall were Mrs. Lilla Day Monroe, Mrs. J.D. McFarland, Mrs. Lillian Mitchner and Mrs. E.E. Roudebush.

She was a member of the Good Government Club, the Woman's Club, the Woman's Knife and Fork Club, the Woodrow Wilson Luncheon Club, the Jeffersonian Club, and many other prominent organizations, and held important offices in these clubs.

Mrs. Marshall was born September 19, 1864, in New Bedford, Ill. and came to Kansas at the age of 16 with her parents, three brothers and one sister. She resided in Kansas continuously until leaving for California in 1945 because of failing health. her husband, Charles J. Marshall, preceded her in death in January, 1943.

Mrs. Marshall is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy M. Thompson and Mrs. Paula M. Meier, both of Los Angeles; a grandson, Marshall Hall; and two great-grandchildren, Layton and Karen Hall, of Long Island, N.Y.

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California Death Records:
MARSHALL EMMA SELLS 09/19/1864 ODELL (mother-maiden) SELLS (father-last) F ILLINOIS LOS ANGELES(19) 09/05/1949 84 yrs

Link to parents sent by Julie (Longfield) Davis ( 48483669)
****************************
Microfilmed cemetery records at the Kansas State Archives:
Emma Sells Marshall
lot owner: same
Lot 3, Section F. Grave 2
born: 9/19/1864, New Bedford, Ill.
died: 9/5/1949
buried: 9/16/1949
late residence: Los Angeles, California
funeral director: Penwell-Gabel
interment authorized by Mrs. Paula M. Meier, 3427 Winslow Drive, Los Angeles 25, Calif.
Topeka address: 1189 Mulvane

Topeka Daily Capital, Thursday, Sept. 8, 1949, page 6:
Mrs. Emma Marshall Prominent Kansan, Dies in California

Word has been received in Topeka of the death of Mrs. Emma Sells Marshall, which occurred September 5 in Los Angeles, Calif, where she had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Paula M. Meier, for the past four years.

The body was cremated and the ashes will be buried in a Topeka cemetery, the time to be announced later. The Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Marshall was long prominent in women's organizations in Kansas and was a leader in the fight for women's suffrage. She was a member of the famous advisory board called Topeka's "kitchen cabinet" and hailed as the only one of its kind in existence. Serving with Mrs. Marshall were Mrs. Lilla Day Monroe, Mrs. J.D. McFarland, Mrs. Lillian Mitchner and Mrs. E.E. Roudebush.

She was a member of the Good Government Club, the Woman's Club, the Woman's Knife and Fork Club, the Woodrow Wilson Luncheon Club, the Jeffersonian Club, and many other prominent organizations, and held important offices in these clubs.

Mrs. Marshall was born September 19, 1864, in New Bedford, Ill. and came to Kansas at the age of 16 with her parents, three brothers and one sister. She resided in Kansas continuously until leaving for California in 1945 because of failing health. her husband, Charles J. Marshall, preceded her in death in January, 1943.

Mrs. Marshall is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy M. Thompson and Mrs. Paula M. Meier, both of Los Angeles; a grandson, Marshall Hall; and two great-grandchildren, Layton and Karen Hall, of Long Island, N.Y.

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California Death Records:
MARSHALL EMMA SELLS 09/19/1864 ODELL (mother-maiden) SELLS (father-last) F ILLINOIS LOS ANGELES(19) 09/05/1949 84 yrs


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