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Emma Hilands Mossman

1853 - 1896


Read obituary of her husband, Dr. B. E. Mossman


  Emma Elizabeth Hilands Mossman

Mrs. Emma Mossman the estimable wife of Dr. B. E. Mossman a prominent physician of Greenville died last Friday night at 8 o'clock in her 44th year. Her death was caused by a peculiar disease resembling brain paralysis.


MERCER DISPATCH - August 14, 1896


Mrs. Emma E. Mossman wife of B. E. Mossman died at the family home here on Friday evening. The cause of death was paralytic apololexy.

She was first ill in 1895, but recovered except that her speech was slightly affected and June 22 of this year she had a second attack, and was ill 5 weeks with terrible pain, a little over 2 weeks ago she was taken to Oakland Beach, Conneaut Lake for her health and on Wednesday night of last week again became dangerously ill. Dr. Mossman and son drove up that night but found her condition improved. She seemed to grow better during the week and on Friday she was brought home. That evening about 7 o'clock she grew worse rapidly, dying at night.

Mrs. Mossman was born near West Middlesex February 28, 1853 and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Hilands, now of Fredonia. September 5, 1872 she was married to Dr. Mossman and she leaves in addition to her husband the following children; B. Edwin, Nana, Margaret, Hazel and Robert G., the oldest child Helen died when 6 months old.

The funeral services were held at the family home Monday afternoon conducted by her pastor Rev. C. B. Wakefield, the large crowd of friends in attendance testify to the esteem in which she was held by all who knew her. She was an affectionate wife and mother and a Christian woman. Interment was private, the body being temporarily placed in the Beatty-Findley vault. 



Both obituaries submitted by Bob McKeon




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