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 Mahala <I>Van Slyke</I> Stowell

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Mahala Van Slyke Stowell

  • Birth 4 Mar 1820 Otego, Otsego County, New York, USA
  • Death 12 Dec 1886 Lebo, Coffey County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Lebo, Coffey County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Sec. 85 Lot 5-6
  • Memorial ID 32408988

Newspaper Obituary:
Died In Lebo, Monday, December 12, 1886, of sclerosis of the liver, Mahala, wife of G.R.C. Stowell, aged 66 years, 7 months and 9 days.The subject of the above notice was born in Otego, Ostego county, N.Y. May 4, 1820. She was married to Mr. Stowell June 12, 1837, by Rev. Howe, in Courtland County, N.Y. Mr. Stowell and family emigrated to Iowa in 1852, locating in Jones county, from there they moved to Lucas county in '58 and from there to Kansas in 1882, locating near Lebo, where they have since lived. In 1856 she was converted and united with the M.E. church. In the year 1882 she, with her husband, joined the M.P. church. She has been afflicted continuously for more than a year.Her confidence was all in Christ, as being able to take her to the place prepared for the faithful.
She leaves an aged and afflicted husband, one son, two daughters and a number of grandchildren and a host of friends to mourn her demise.Her funeral took place at the M.P. church, Wednesday, at 11 a.m. The large congregation gave evidence of their respect and sympathy. Her remains were interred in Lincoln cemetery.The choir rendered excellent music for the occasion, for which they have many thanks. J.C.M.

"The Lebo Light", December 17, 1886.
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Mahala Van Slyke Lineage:
(1)John S. Van Slyke 1787-1872 (2)Samuel Van Slyke 1764-1830 & Marie Elizabeth Seeber.
(3) Johannes Van Slyke 1716-1787 (4) Marten C. Van Slyck 1674-1777 (5)Jacques C. Van Slyck 1640-1690 (6) Cornelius Van Slyck 1604 from Netherlands to New York State.


Gravesite Details She was daughter of John S. Van Slyke and his wife Lydia Marenus Van Slyke

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mahala Van Slyke Stowell (4 Mar 1820–12 Dec 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32408988, citing Lincoln Cemetery, Lebo, Coffey County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 (contributor 47081711) .