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Benjamin WICKHAM Jr.
(Abt 1809-Bet 1866/1868)
Mary Elizabeth RIDDLE
(Abt 1830-Aft 1885)
Joseph PFOSIA\PHOSA
Jerusha Anna WICKHAM
(Abt 1857-Bef 1900)
Luella "Ella" PFOSIA\PHOSA
(1875-1915)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John E. MOSBURG

2. James T. BROWN

Luella "Ella" PFOSIA\PHOSA 3

  • Born: 31 Jan 1875, Concordia, Cloud Co, KS 4
  • Marriage (1): John E. MOSBURG on 2 Jul 1887 in Concordia, Cloud Co, KS 1
  • Marriage (2): James T. BROWN on 11 Feb 1901 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, Iowa 2
  • Died: 13 Nov 1915, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA at age 40 4
  • Buried: 15 Nov 1915, Linnwood Cem, Linn Co, IA 4
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bullet  General Notes:

CLOUD CO, KS MARRIAGE RECORDS:
John "Mosburgh, 23, and Ella "Phosa", 13, were married 7/2/1887 in Concordia.

1895 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Lisbon:
John E. "Mossburgh", 33, b. Jones Co., IA, laborer, no religion, can read but not write;
Ellen, 21, b. KS, UB religion;
"Geertie", 6, b. KS;
Floyd, 4, b. KS;
William White, 18, b. KS, laborer, UB religion.

1900 NE CENSUS, Adams Co, Hastings city, Ward 1, district 6, 401 Bellvue Ave., census taken June 1:
Ella Mossburg, wd, 28, b. Jan 1872, 2 children, 2 living, b. KS, parents b. KS; dressmaker; dau. Gertrude, 12, b. Dec 1887, b, KS, father b. IA, mother b. KS; dau. Lola, 3, b. Oct 1896, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. KS.

LINN CO, IA MARRIAGE RECORDS, 1901:
Groom, James T. Brown, 36 next birthday, resides Cedar Rapids, b. Dawn, Dark Co, OH, carpenter, father John Brown, mother Louisa Cole; 2nd marriage for both bride and groom. Bride, Luella Mosburg, maiden name Luella Pfosia, resides Cedar Rapids, 28 next birthday, b. Concordia, KS; father Joseph Pfosia, mother's maiden name Anna Wickham. Married by W. J. Sloan, J.P.; witness was Frank E. Pirkel. Luella signed her name "Mossburg".

1905 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids, 6th Ward, 623 23 Ave:
J. T. Brown, Ella, Lola, Paul.

1910 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids city:
James T. Brown, 43, 2nd marriage, married 10 yrs, b. OH, parents b. PA, carpenter, house;
wife Ella, 35, 2nd marriage, married 10 yrs, 4 children, 4 living, b. KS, father b. Canada French, mother b. IA;
son Paul, 8, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. IA;
dau Lola, 13, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. IA;
brother-in-law William Oscar White, 33, b. KS, father b. MO, mother b. IA, laborer, odd jobs.

1915 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids, 622 23rd Ave W: James T. Brown, 49, married, carpenter, earned $1000 in 1914 and worked the entire year, owned house worth $1600, 12 yrs of schooling, 20 yrs in IA, b. OH, birth place of parents unknown; Luella Brown, 40, married, 8 yrs. schooling, b. KS, father b. France, mother b. IA, church: Evang.; Lola Brown, 18, single, clerk, $125 in 1914, unemployed for 1 (or 7?) months of 1914, 12 yrs schooling, 18 yrs in IA, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. KS, church: Evang.; Paul Brown, 13, student, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. KS; Edwin Lockwood, 5, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. KS.

LINN CO, IA DEATH RECORDS:
Mrs. Luella Brown, 40 yrs, 9 mo, 12 d, died Nov 13, 1915 in Cedar Rapids, IA. She lived 652 23rd Ave, W., was married and was a housewife. James T. Brown was the informant. She was born KS, her father was "Wm. Pfosia" (not Joseph, as listed in marriage record) and her mother's name was unknown. She died of acute dilation of heart. She was buried Nov. 15, 1915 at Linwood Cem.

OBITUARY, The Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, Saturday, Nov. 13, 1915:
"Mrs. Luella Brown Dies - Mrs. Luella Brown, wife of James Brown, a farmer living south of the city, died at 12:30 a. m. today suddenly. She was 41 years old. Mrs. Brown is survived by her husband and their four children. Funeral announcements will be made later."

FUNERAL NOTICE, The Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, Monday, Nov. 15, 1915:
"Funeral of Mrs. Luella Brown - Funeral services for Mrs. Luella Brown, wife of James Brown, who lives south of this city, were to be held at the Evangelical church, Eighteenth avenue and Ninth street west, at 2 p.m. today, the Rev. Mr. David officiating. Burial was to be made in the family lot in Linwood."

LINN CO, IA CEMETERY RECORDS, Linwood Cemetery: "Brown, Luella 1875-1915"


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Luella married John E. MOSBURG, son of Daniel MOSBURG and Elizabeth WHITE, on 2 Jul 1887 in Concordia, Cloud Co, KS.1 (John E. MOSBURG was born on 13 Nov 1863 in Jones Co, IA,5 died on 31 May 1934 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 5 and was buried on 2 Jun 1934 in Linwood Cem, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 5.)


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Luella next married James T. BROWN, son of John BROWN and Louisa COLE, on 11 Feb 1901 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, Iowa.2 (James T. BROWN was born in Jun 1864 in Dawn, Darke Co, OH,6 died in 1934 in Probably Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 7 and was buried in Linwood Cem, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 7.)


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Sources


1 Cloud Co, KS Marriage Records.

2 Johnson Co, IA Marriage Records.

3 1880 KS Census.

4 Death Certificate of Luella Pfosia Brown.

5 Obituary of John E. Mosburg.

6 Linn Co, IA, Marriage Records.

7 Tombstone Records of Linn Co, IA.


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