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Mary (Smith) Hoisington (1890)

HOISINGTON, SMITH

Posted By: Kent Transier
Date: 5/27/2005 at 20:00:13

Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Friday, November 14, 1890

Obituary

Mrs. A. J. Hoisington departed this life, Nov. 1st, 1890, in Kansas City, Kansas. The body was sent to her mother, Mrs. Jackson Smith, of Jefferson Township, for burial. Mary Hoisington nee Smith, was born in Ohio, she came to Iowa with her parents when a child. She was converted and joined the M. E. church when quite young and has lived a consistent christian life up to her death.
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Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Friday, December 19, 1890
Page 4

Funeral Services

Services in memory of Mrs. A. J. Hoisington nee Mary Smith, will be held at Pleasant Grove Church, in Jefferson township, Sunday, December 28, at 11 o’clock a.m. Mrs. Hoisington died in Kansas City a few weeks ago, and the remains were brought home and interred in the cemetery near Jefferson school house. All friends are invited to attend the memorial services.
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The Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, November 13, 1890
Page 5, Column 2

Obituary

DIED-At her home in Kansas City, Kansas, November 1st, of pysemia (blood poisoning), Mary Smith Hoisington, wife of A. J. Hoisington, aged 36 years, 4 months and 13 days.

Mrs. Hoisington was born in, Coshocton county, Ohio, daughter of Jackson and Mary Smith. When 10 years old, with her parents, she moved to Madison Co., Iowa, where she received her education.

December 31st, 1874, she married A. J. Hoisington, and a month afterward, with her husband, removed to Great Bend, Kansas, where Mr. Hoisington was engaged in the newspaper business for nearly ten years. In 1883, with her family, she moved to Garden City, Kansas, residing there until 1890, when the family removed to Kansas City, Kansas.

She was the mother of 3 boys, all living – Earl, aged 14 years; Roy, aged 9 years; and Frank, aged 4 years.

Mrs. Hoisington joined the M. E. Church when 16 years old and remained an ardent and true Christian until her death, dying as she had lived, quietly, sweetly, and assured of immortal life in Heaven.

Her mother and her mother-in-law, her husband and her children were at her bedside when she passed away. Her remains were taken back to her old home in Iowa and laid in their last resting place in the old family cemetery in Jefferson township, Madison county, Iowa, November 3d. The funeral was attended by a large number of her old-time friends and schoolmates, and most of her immediate relatives.

An affectionate wife, a model Christian mother, quiet and unobtrusive as a neighbor, she is mourned by all who knew her.

Note: Burial was made in the Jefferson-Goar cemetery.

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