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John VANORSDEL

Cabool Cemetery
Texas County,
Missouri

John
Jul 21, 1839
May 25, 1920

Emma
Jun 10, 1943
Mar 11, 1911

John Van Orsdel was born near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 21, 1839 and died May 25, 1920, age 80 years 10 months and 4 days. When he was a young man he moved to Illinois where he united in marriage to Emma Gilbert in 1864. They later moved to central Iowa where they resided until 1903 when they moved to Cabool, Missouri. To this union eight children were born, five girls and three boys, all of whom are now living.
His wife Emma Gilbert Van Orsdel died at Cabool, March 11, 1911. When he was young he joined the Methodist Church and later the Church of Christ.
He had spent the winter in Clearwater, Florida, with his son Arthur and daughter Clara. On Sunday he was in his usual health, but Monday was taken ill with heart paralysis. Tuesday evening while sitting on the bed talking with his son Arthur he passed away.
The services were conducted by Rev. Bennett at the Christian Church Sunday May 30, 1920. Interment was in the Cabool Cemetery.
Those present were his sons H.G. Van Orsdel of Des Moines, Iowa and J.W. Van Orsdel and wife of Montebello, California, Mrs. Grace Dakin of St. Anthony, Iowa and Mrs. Nellie Cody and Mrs. Hattie Gitt of Cabool. [Cabool Enterprise]

Anna Brown VanOrsdel (nee Gilbert) died March 11, 1911, age 67 years, 7 months and 29 days. Funeral services were conducted at the Christian church by the Rev. F.E. DuBois of the M.E. church, and her remains were interred in the Cabool cemetery Tuesday, March 14, in the presence of her husband, children and many friends.
Mrs. VanOrsdel was born in Massachusetts, July 19, 1843, and reared to the age of 12 years at Bridgeport, Conn., when she moved with her parents to Lee county, Illinois, where she was married to John VanOrsdel in 1864.
In 1866 she and her husband migrated to Marshall county, Ia., where they lived to the time of moving to Cabool in 1903, where she died.
At the funeral were present her husband and all her children, the names of whom follow: Mrs. C.W. Gitt of Cabool, Mrs. Mason J. Taft of Kingsley, Iowa, Mrs. B.H. Cody of Cabool, Mrs. Sylvester Dickerson of Liscomb, Iowa, Mrs. W.G. Dakin of Nevada, Mo., H.G. VanOrsdel of St. Anthony, Iowa, J.W. VanOrsdel of Owasa, Iowa, A.C. VanOrsdel of Salt Lake City, Utah. Her son-in-law Sylester Dickerson was also here, also half a score of grand-children and her only surviving brother, W.N. Gilbert of State Centre, Iowa.
In her girlhood days she united with the M.E. church, and in 1888 joined the Christian church, in which she continued to the time of her death.
While residing in this community Mr. and Mrs. VanOrsdel have made many friends who mourn her loss and as evidence of her social standing a part of the ceremonies at the grave was the presentation of several fine floral offerings from friends in Iowa.

Contributed on 2/5/15 by mjrwag
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Submitted: 2/5/15 • Approved: 2/6/15 • Last Updated: 4/20/18 • R764146-G764146-S3

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