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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Oscar F. Hosea, Buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Lexington, MS

This Woodmen of the World monument marks the burial place of Oscar F. Hosea in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington, Mississippi. Hosea, born on October 20, 1863, died on October 28, 1921.

Oscar F. Hosea was the son of Oscar Fitzallen Hosea, Sr. and Sarah Anne Farr.

In 1860, according to the U. S. Census recorded that same year, Oscar F. Hosea, Sr. and Sarah A. Hosea lived with their young family in Dark Corner, Beat 2, of Holmes County, Mississippi.

In 1870, the family lived in Lexington, where Oscar F. Hosea, Sr. worked as a carpenter.

Photo by Natalie Maynor