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 Mary <I>Foster</I> Hoskins

Mary Foster Hoskins

Birth
Morgan County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 Jan 1916 (aged 80)
Milton, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Burial Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 86867167 · View Source
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Mary Foster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Foster, was born in Morgan County, Ohio, August 14, 1835 and died at her home, southwest of Milton, Iowa at 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, January 25, 1916, aged 80 years, 5 months, and 11 days.

She united with the Methodist Protestant Church in Hoskinsville, Ohio early in life and had never changed her membership.

On September 11, 1856, she united in marriage to Merritt Clark Hoskins, who preceded her in death three years ago. With him she came to Iowa in 1864, and had resided on the same farm ever since except for a short period of about six months.

To this union were born eight children all of whom are living and were present except Hugh, who died about three years ago. They are: Mrs. Florence Wright, James E. and Frank Hoskins, living at the old home; Mrs. Emma Bristow of Bloomfield; Mrs. Florinda Burns of Memphis, Missouri; Robert C. and Mrs. Marietta Hyde of Milton.

She is also survived by one brother, Hugh Foster, of Pulaski, two sisters, Mrs. Ellen Black of Pauline, Nebraska and Mrs. Sarah Swank of Tallman, Oregon; twenty-nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren besides other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held at the home at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, conducted by Rev. B. G. Hankins. Interment was made at the Prairie Chapel Cemetery.

SOURCE: Memphis Reville (Memphis, Missouri) February 10, 1916 edition

Mrs. Mary Hoskins died at her home southwest of Milton on Tuesday morning at 9:45 o'clock, January 26. Mrs. Hoskins was 80 years, 5 months, and 11 days of age at the time of her death.

The funeral services were held at the home Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. B. G. Hankins. Interment was made at Prairie Chapel Cemetery.

SOURCE: Memphis Reville (Memphis, Missouri) February 3, 1916 edition


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  • Created by: Jason Snyder
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86867167
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Foster Hoskins (14 Aug 1835–25 Jan 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86867167, citing South Prairie Cemetery, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jason Snyder (contributor 47187221) .