Gosting, George (Died 1914
Posted By: Linda Linn (email)
Date: 3/10/2011 at 17:38:54
LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
GEORGE GOSTING WAS A PIONEER
LIVED HERE FOR MANY YEAR
After Serving In Civil War Came to
This Place and Conducted a Photograph
Gallery in the Early Daysó
Burial at Hawarden.
George Gosting, one of the pioneer residents of Plymouth county, died at his home in Westfield on Wednesday night at the age of seventy-seven. His death was due to old age and Bright's
disease from which he had been a sufferer for some time. He had been in very feeble health for several months.
Mr. Gosting was a native of England and was born in Lincolnshire. When a boy his parents came to America and located in Ohio and shortly afterwards in Delaware county, Iowa. Mr. Gosting
came to Plymouth county in the seventies.
He was for many years engaged in the photograph business in LeMars and conducted a studio on Sixth street.
He later engaged in farming in the west part of the county and for many years had made his home in Westfield.
He is survived by his wife, three sons and two daughters who are : George Gosting, of Sioux Falls, S. D.; Mrs. J. H. Paramore, of Hawarden; Charles Gosting, of Wynot, Neb., and Harry
and Grace Gosting living at home.
George Gosting was one of five brothers who all served during the Civil war in Iowa regiments. Four of them have preceded him in death. He leaves one brother and three sisters.
The funeral was held at the residence in Westfleld on Saturday morning and the interment made in the city cemetery at Hawarden.
Mr. Gosting was a good citizen and enjoyed the esteem of the community where he had lived so long. He was an affectionate husband and father and made many warm friends by his neighborly disposition.
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