Elizabeth (Alexander) Mosteller

1842 - 1926

Source:  Lampasas Leader, 18 June 1926
Transcribed by JoAnn Myers, 1999



Mrs. C.L. Mosteller Dead

Mrs. C. L. Mosteller died Thursday afternoon, June 17, at 4 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Craft, where she has made her home for a number of years. She was born in Arkansas, October 19th, 1842, and came to Texas when 4 or 5 years of age with her family who settled near Georgetown and moved to Burnet county in 1855 where she was reared.

She was married to C. L. Mosteller July 14th, 1885, he having died November 26, 1917. She is the youngest of eleven children, and has one sister, Mrs. Eliza Mullins of this city, four step-children: Charles Mosteller of Austin; Walter Mosteller of Pilot Point; Horace Mosteller of Dallas, and Mrs. Ellen Lackey of Waco, and one grandson, Walter Mosteller, who she reared, in Schenectady, N.Y., besides a number of nephews and nieces. She was a life-long member of the Christian church, of which she was a faithful worker.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon from the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Craft, and interment made in the Alexander cemetery, a few miles southeast of town, Rev. L. Williams, pastor of the Christian church, conducting the services. the pall bearers were nephews of the deceased: John Alexander, Jasper Alexander, Jim Mullins, Clebe Alexander, Robert Alexander and Adkins Alexander. The deceased had many friends who extend their sympathy to the relatives in their sorrow.

[First name and maiden name of Mrs. Mosteller was furnished by Joel E. Frazier.  Mrs. Mosteller was his G.G. Aunt.]







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