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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Thomas Camel Gosser ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Thomas Camel Gosser
LAST NAME: Gosser FIRST NAME: Thomas MIDDLE NAME: Camel NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE:  GENDER: M MILITARY: 
BORN: 9 Nov 1862 DIED: 21 Jan 1941 BURIED: 24 Jan 1941
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Truck Driver
BIRTH PLACE:  Venango, Pennsylvania
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OSBH DC (Marion County 1941) #99 - Thomas Camel Gosser, male, married (Mary A.), Laborer - Trucking, b. 9 Nov 1862 in Pennsylvania, d. 21 Jan 1941 in Salem, Oregon (Deaconess Hospital) at the age of 78 y's 2 m's 12 d's, name of father Camel Gosser (b. Penn.), maiden name of mother Susan Grey (b. Penn.), interment 24 Jan, undertaker Walker & Howell, informant Florence Smalley of Winter St., Salem, OR.
OBITUARY: 
Thomas C. Gosser, at a local hospital, January 21. 
Survived by widow, Mrs. Mary Anne Gosser; children, Mrs. Iva Wells of West Salem, Mrs. Delia Chamberlain of West Stayton, Mrs. Frances Anderson of Tacoma, Mrs. Jessie Butts of Tacoma, Mrs. Florence Smalley, Jack and William of Portland, Phillip, Clarence, Eugene and Thomas, all of Salem; granchildren also survive. Services will be held from the Walker & Howell chapel Friday, January 24, at 2 p.m., with Rev. H. C. Stover officiating. Chemeketa lodge, IOOF, will be in charge of ritualistic services. Interment IOOF cemetery. 
Oregon Statesman 23 Jan 1941 5:1 

RITES SLATED FOR PIONEER TRUCKMAN 
Funeral services for Thomas C. Gosser, pioneer Salem truckman, will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Walker & Howell chapel, Rev. H. C. Stover officiating. Interment will be in IOOF cemetery. Gosser died early Tuesday at the Deaconess hospital. He had been a resident of Salem for 38 years and a member of Chemeketa lodge, No. 1 IOOF, for 30 years. He was the driver of Salem’s first automobile truck. 
Surviving are the wife, Mrs. Mary Anne Gosser, Salem; children, Mrs. Florence Smalley, Salem; Mrs. Ina Wells, West Salem; Mrs. Delia Chamberlain, West Stayton, Mrs. Frances Anderson, Portland; Mrs. Jessie Buts, Tacoma; Jack and William, Portland; Phillip and Clarence, Eugene, and Thomas of Salem. He is also survived by 38 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. 
Oregon Statesman 22 January 1941 2:6
INSCRIPTION: 
Gosser 
Thomas C. 
1862 - 1941 
(shares marker with Mary Ann) 
SOURCES: 
LR 
LD 
OSBH DC (Marion County 1941) #99
S&H pg 
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OS 22 Jan 1941 2:6 
OS 23 Jan 1941 5:1
CONTACTS: 
LOT: 958 SPACE: 1 SW LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.230' LATITUDE: W 123° 03.015'
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