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Adolph Mustapha (1858-1921)

MUSTAPHA, HULSE, LORCH, SHOWALTER, HANSEN

Posted By: jane austin (email)
Date: 2/25/2021 at 16:07:07

Adolph Mustapha was born in Chicago, Illinois, January 24, 1858, and died of apoplexy in Hartley, Iowa, January 13, 1921, at the age of sixty-two years, eleven months and nineteen days.

He came to Iowa when a boy and engaged in farming for a number of years. Later he purchased and operated a meat market in Brooklyn, Iowa until 1899 when he moved to Harrison Township, Osceola County, Iowa, where he settled on the farm which has since been his home.

In November 1979, he was united in marriage to Miss Nancy Hulse. Eight children were born to them, one daughter passing away in infancy. With the exception of the two married daughters, one of whom lives near her old home, all of the children live at home.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Mustapha, by his children, William Mustapha, Mrs. Nellie Lorch, Fred and Jerry, Mustapha, Mrs. Showalter of Elkton, South Dakota, and John and Mary Mustapha, all of whom were at home at the time of his death. Also by his brothers and sisters, one sister who lives in Wisconsin, Albert Mustapha of Leclede, Missouri, Miss Minnie Hansen of Brooklyn, Iowa and Misses Mary and Josephine Mustapha of Leclede, Missouri

He was a member of the Modern Woodsmen and held several township offices, and was a kind and loving husband and father.

Funeral services conducted by the Rev. A.J. Barkley, assisted by a double quartet, were held in the Methodist church on Sunday afternoon, and the interment was in the local cemetery.

Hartley (Iowa) Sentinel, 20 Jan 1921, p2


 

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