(May 11, 1862 – April 19, 1936 – Age 74)
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. NELLIE BOUGHTON MOSSMAN WILL BE HELD TODAY
Mrs. Nellie Boughton Mossman, 74, a lifelong resident of Clinton county, died at 5 o’clock Monday afternoon, April 19, , of a complication of diseases and a paralytic stroke. Her death occurred at her home on North Ottawa Street, St. Johns.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o’clock this (Thursday) afternoon by Rev. Earl F. Collins at the Osgood funeral home. Burial will be made in the family lot in South Bingham cemetery with Grange ritual services at the gave.
Nellie Webster was born in Riley Township May 11, 1862, the daughter of Chauncey D. and Lydia Webster, early Michigan pioneers. In 1878 she was united in marriage to Edward P. Boughton, who died July 30, 1919. She then moved to St. Johns and in September 1932, was married to James E. Mossman, who, with her son, Webster Boughton and family, and a sister, Mrs. Belle Noble, all of Detroit, survives.
She was a member of the Bingham United Brethren church and was affiliated with the Bingham and Pomona granges.