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  1. Oscar Adelbert Van Dusen: Birth: 7 JUL 1849 in Farmington Twp., Tioga Co., PA. Death: 29 JUN 1923 in Osceola, Tioga Co., PA


Sources
1. Title:   Wellsboro Agitator

Notes
a. Note:   Wellsboro Agitator of Dec. 20, 1905 has: Mrs. Emma VanDusen died suddenly at her home on the State road in Farmington township, on Wednesday, December 13th, from an acute attack of appendicitis. She was born at Osceola, December 30, 1837, and consequently was almost 78 years of age at the time of her death. She was the eighth of the eleven children of Lemuel and Ruth (Gleason) Cady, who removed to Farmington when their daughter was about two years old and where she grew to maturity amid pioneer surroundings. When 20 years old she became the wife of William VanDusen, who died in 1893, since which time she has remained his widow. For 16 years they lived in a home in the western part of the town which they carved out of the wilderness. In 1863 they purchased the Cady homestead, her childhood home, where she lived the remainder of her life and where she died. In face, form and figure she possessed in youth and age an attractive personality. Her very presence conciliated good will. Of an equable temperament and a kindly disposition, her influence on those with whom she came in contact has been most wholesome and helpful. It is nearly sixty years since she became a professed Christian, and in church, Sunday school and community, she has done her religions work. In connection with the Methodist Episcopal church. It was most sincere and genuine. From the time of her marriage her life was devoted to the sweet ministries of wife and mother. Mr. and Mrs. VanDusen were the parents of four children —Oscar Adelbert and Fred, of Farmington, ex Sheriff Frank VanDusen, of Osceola, who survive their mother, and Josephine, who died in 1863, aged nine years. Funeral services were held at her late home Friday at 11 a. m., Rev. Robert S. Bell officiating. Interment in Highland cemetery, Farmington. [She and her husband are buried in Peters Cemetery, Farmington Twp.-wbt]


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