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OYSTER, Elizabeth


Posted By: Karyn - volunteer
Date: 6/22/2022 at 17:07:03

"The Red Oak Sun"
Red Oak, Iowa, July 31, 1908

Death of Mrs. Elizabeth Oyster a Resident of County 40 years.

Villisca. -- July 28, Mrs. Elizabeth Oyster, a resident of this county for 40 years, died at the home of her son Samuel, 6 1/2 miles north of Villisca, Wednesday morning, July 22, at 8:30, following illness of many months. She was in her 82nd year.

Mrs. Oyster's maiden was Morelet. She was born in Schuylkill county, Pa. May 26, 1827, and was married to Samuel Oyster in Pennsylvania in 1847.

Mr. and Mrs. Oyster came to Montgomery county from Pennsylvania in 1868, settling on a farm in Washington township. Mr. Oyster died 19 years ago. Eight children survive, their names and places of residence being as follows: Charles of Stillwater, Okla.; Riley of Rand ?urley, Canada; Samuel W., of Washington township, this county; Louis Albert, of Stillwater, Okla.; George F. of Kelso, Wash., John W. G., of Council Bluffs; Mrs. Emma Plowman, of New Market; and Mrs. Ella Gourley, of Villisca.

The funeral services were held in the Arlington M. E. church on Thursday after- noon, July 23, and were conducted by Rev. J. K. Driver, of the Presbyterian church of Villisca. Interment was in the Villisca cemetery.


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