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Obit: Elizabeth "Eliza" Jane (KELLOGG) SLUSHER (1851-1946)
Posted by: Otis Slusher (ID *****0022) Date: June 24, 2004 at 11:26:22
In Reply to: Obit: Alfred Elijah SLUSHER (1842-1894) by Otis Slusher of 200

The following obituary published "Morning News". Enid, Garfield County, Oklahoma, Feb 24, 1946:

"Former Glaska Woman Dies In Oklahoma

Eliza Jane Slusher, the daughter of Isaac and Mar Elizabeth Kellogg, was born July 20, 1851, at Robinson, Crawford Co., Illinois, and died February 20, 1946, at the age of 94 years and seven months. She grew to young womanhood in Illinois and was married to Alfred E. Slusher, a recent discharged soldier from the Union Army in the Cvil War. She and her husband moved to Ohio, where they resided and reared their family. In 1878 they migrated to Glasko, Kansas, and remained there until the opening of old Oklahoma, when they settled at Kingfisher where the husband died in 1894.
She made the run in the Cherokee Strip and staked a homestead 12 miles south of Phillips University.
There she resided until 1907 when she moved to Enid, and was living in her home at 216 North Fifth when she died.
She was an active member of the Christian chirch and the G. A. R. and Sons of Veterans auxillary. She affiliated with the Christian church early in life and by precept and practice carried out the tenets of her church.
Eight Children were born of this union, six of whom are now living. The two who preceded her in death were Worley and Howard.
She leaves in her immediate family three sons, F. E. Slusher of the home, Dr. William Slusher of Enid, and H. H Slusher of Medford; three daughters, Mrs. Laura Vogt and Mrs Ida Stephenson of Enid and Ms. Minnie Burson of Omega; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; also one great-great-grandchild; also three nieces and nephews and a host of friend who will morn her passing. Se will be intered beside her husband and son, Howard, in the Kingfisher cemetery.


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