Hattie O. Mussellman

2 June 1861–13 December 1923 (Age 62)
Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States

The Life of Hattie O.

When Hattie O. Mussellman was born on 2 June 1861, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States, her father, John Musselman, was 43 and her mother, Sarah E Spencer, was 39. She married James M. Thompson on 11 March 1885. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Winthrop, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Clarke, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 December 1923, in Osceola Township, Franklin, Iowa, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Osceola Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

James M. Thompson
Hattie O. Mussellman
Marriage: 11 March 1885
Archibald Brownlow Thompson
Winfried R Thompson

Spouse and Children

11 March 1885


    Archibald Brownlow Thompson


    Winfried R Thompson


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Swiss German (Müsselmann): probably an occupational name for a woodman, from Middle High German müsel ‘log’ + man ‘man’.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Hariet P Musselman in household of John Musselman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hattie W Thompson, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Hattie O Thompson, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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