John William Blosser*
Springfield Tp, Gallia Co.O.
Catharine Blosser was born in Shenandoah County, Va, Feb'y 19th, 1805. Was united in marriage Dec 10th, 1822 , with John Blosser, to who she proved to be a most faithful wife, who still survives her. Three sons and one daughter were the result of this union, the later dying in childhood, before they moved to Ohio. The oldest son still living , the others dying in 1861 and '64. Mr. and Mrs. Blosser moved to Ohio in October, 1830, settling on the farm where the family still resides, Mrs. Blosser was baptised and joined the Baptist church. In 1864, ever remaining a constant, sincere Christian. She passed calmly to the Master she served so faithfully, December 27, 1882, aged 77 years 10 months, 8 days. On the 29th a large number of friends assembled together to pay the last tribute of respect to the deceased . Besides her aged husband and the son, she leaves 12 grand-children and six great-grand-children , and a host of friends to mourn her departure. In viewing the castket containing the remains we could not but say "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from henceforth; yea, saith the spirit , that they may rest from their labor, and their works do follow them."
The funeral services were conducted by E. J. Rees , of Rio Grande.
- Created by: Dolores Kauffman
- Added: 19 Feb 2007
- Find A Grave Memorial 17990354
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine Strickler Blosser (19 Feb 1805–27 Dec 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17990354, citing Fairview Cemetery, Bidwell, Gallia County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Dolores Kauffman (contributor 48922768) .