Moser, Frances Isabelle “Belle”

Class of 1894
Graduation essay: “The Loom of Gossip”

Birth: Aug. 21, 1871, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Death: Oct. 5, 1905, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Parents: Titus A. Moser and Mary C. Boyette
Husband: Pinkney Mason Meisenheimer (1874 – 1959)

Children:
Annie Margaret Misenheimer Phillips (1901 – 1988)
Joseph Pinkney Misenheimer (1903 – 2001)
Mary M. Misenheimer
Frank Misenheimer

Following Belle’s death, her widower married Belle’s younger sister Margaret “Maggie” Moser.

Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Courtesy of www.findagrave.com, 82767475.

Obituary:
Concord Tribune (Concord, NC), 6 Oct 1905

DEATH OF MRS. MISENHEIMER
Mrs. Belle Misenheimer, Wife of P. M. Misenheimer, Deid Thursday Evening at Eight O’clock in Number 5 Township – Buried Here Today

The death of Mrs. Belle Misenheimer, wife of Mr. Pink M. Misenhiemer, occurred at her home in No 5 township, Thursday evening at eight o’clock. For several days her extreme illness had elicited a wide interest among all Concord people and the news of her death this morning was received with genuine sorrow by all of Concord, for nowhere known was she held in higher esteem than in Concord, where she lived for several years and where she made so many warm friends who intensely loved her for her many beautiful traits of character. Mrs. Misenheimer was indeed a beautiful character, possessing a bright and happy disposition that carried sunshine always, made warm friends and held them most closely.

Mrs. Misenheimer was Miss Belle Moser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Moser, of No 8 township. For several years she taught in the public schools of this city, a position in which she made friends and cemented ties that held throughout life. Some years ago she married Mr. Pink M. Misenheimer, who, with four children, survive an bear the severe shock felt in the death of the young wife and mother.

In her social life in Concord Mrs. Misenheimer was a general favorite. As a church worker and interested in charitable solicitations she was a leader who wrought good deeds wherever duty called. Her bright and cheerful disposition linked with an earnest zeal were equipments which were ever turned to good. She was a member of the Lutheran church, to which she gave freely of her energies and devotions.

Three years ago Mr. and Mrs. Misenheimer returned to their country home, where they dispensed a warm and generous hospitality, a delightful retreat where a bright and happy wife and mother presided over a happy home.

Her death is a sad and heavy blow to loved ones, husband and little children, father and mother, brothers and sisters, and to a host of friends who prized a richly developed character, a beautiful life.

The funeral services were conducted from St. James Lutheran church this afternoon at 3 o’clock and the remains interred at the cemetery.

The pall bearers were, C. F. Ritchie, F. L. Smith, J. M. Cook, W. W. Stuart, J. C. Wadsworth and C. W. Swink.

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