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Essie (Newton) Hazen Castor

Miss Essie Jane Newton was born in Penn., Dec. 26, 1857 and died at her home in Farnam, Nebraska, February 14, 1925. Age 68 years, 1 month and 19 days.

Mrs. Castor had been ailing for the past several years, and she had been confined to her home for the past several months. She become worse Saturday afternoon, so Mr. Castor came up to town to the doctor to get a perscription and upon his return he found that she had passed on to that world where there is no pain and suffering.

Death came as a result of heart failure.

She was married to Andrew Hazen in March 1876 to this union four boys were born. Jim, George, John, and Lonnie. George and Lonnie having preceded their Mother in death Mr. Hazen died in August 1881, And on March 25, 1892, Mrs. Hazen was married to Charles Castor. To this union were born eight children; Mrs. Minnie Colebank. Canada; Lydia Beauer Brady, Nebr., Jobe Castor Brady Nebr., Jessie Carey Farnam. Eunice Moolin Brady Nebr. Three others, Daisy, Essie, and Bessie having died in infancy.

Mr. And Mrs. Castor moved to Frontier Co. Nebraska in March 1892. She had spent the greater part of life in the vicinity of Farnam, and for the past several years has lived in town.

Mrs. Castor was converted early in life, and has always been a faithful member of the M. E. Church although she has been unable to attend for the past few years, due to failing health.

She leaves to mourn her departure her husband Charles Caster, seven children (previously named), forty one grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and a host of neighbors and friends, to whom she will be remembered as a Christian Woman and mother who has left this earth to dwell with God.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the M.E. church, at 2 o’clock. Rev. George Seick, pastor of the church, officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the Farnam Cemetery.

The Echo extends sympathy to the bereft relatives in this hour of deep sorrow.

The Farnam Echo

Published: 8/10/2020 - http://www.historicfarnam.us/cemetery/obits/index.asp
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