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Charity Gossett

Died Oct. 4th, '85, in her 87th year Charity Gossett while sitting at the table eating her dinner. She was born in Ohio on February the 17th, was married to Wm. Gossett in her 16th year by whom she had 8 children, three of whom survive her, two boys and one girl. They lived in Union county, Indiana till 1834, the last day of May they settled near where Hageman is now located, but next year moved to Salt Creek, where he built what is now called the Gossett mills. Here Mr. Gossett died Feb. 11, 1849, here was her home till her death, but she had been living with her grand-daughter, Maria Akerman, until a few weeks before her death, she went to Salt Creek to visit and died at P. Riters's, apparently in her usual health.

Newspaper: The Tribune
Date of Publication: October 15, 1885
Volume Number: 2
Issue Number: 29
Page: 1
Column(s): 8

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    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

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                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
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