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Agnes Mosley 1806 - 1886


Posted By: A.M.W. (email)
Date: 3/15/2006 at 15:19:47

(The birth date for Agnes from death certificate doesn't match with the age listed in obit.)

Agnes Mosley b 1806 VA d 19 AUG 1886 Mt. Pleasant

From: The Free Press 26 Aug 1886

Died - At her residence in this city on Thursday, Aug. 19. Mrs. Agnes Mosley, colored, at the advanced age of 90 years. Mrs. Mosley came to this city during the war with her children. Mrs. Mosley was born a slave, but years before the war, she, by her own industry purchased her freedom from her owner, paying him $500 for her liberty. Here she was known as a kind, motherly and industrious woman. In her old age she was cared for by her children here. She leaves a family of five children, Mrs. Wm. Page, Mrs. Alfred Mason, Mrs. C.H. Nunley, J.W. and Moses Mosley. Mrs. C.H. Nunley lives in Missouri, and the rest of the family are residents of this city. The funeral was largely attended on Friday afternoon of last week. Rev. John Smith and Rev. W.R. Cole conducted the services. Contributed by Francine Thompson, Momcine@aol.com


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