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Susan C. (Mossman) Viles (1848 - 1913)

Susan C. Viles formerly Mossman
Born in Thomaston, Knox, Maine, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 17 Apr 1872 in Waltham (Watertown), Middlesex Co., MAmap
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Died in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Date: 23 JUN 1848
Place: Thomaston, Knox Co., ME[1]

Daniel and his wife Susie adopted August Bernard Carter Berg and named him Edgar Francis Viles.

US Federal Census


Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
In 1880. Daniel F. Viles, a 37 year old insurance agent b. Massachusetts, lived with his wife, Susie C., 30 b. Maine, and son Edgar F., 4yo b. Massachusetts. Sister-in-law Lulu Mossman, 18yo b. Massachusetts, lived with the family. Daniel's parents were born in Massachusetts, and Susie's were born in Maine.[2]


Date: 21 SEP 1913
Place: Waltham, Middlesex Co., MA
Note: Susie died of angina pectoris at No. 7, Pond Street in Waltham at the age of 65 yrs, 2 mos., and 29 days. Dr. H. A. Wood signed the Death Certificate. The informant was Daniel F. Viles. She was the daughter of Gardner Mossman, b. Hope, ME, and Emiline Genthner, b. Waldoboro, ME.[3][1]


Date: 24 SEP 1913
Place: Mt. Feake Cemetery, Waltham, Middlesex Co., MA
Note: Mt. Feake, Waltham MA cemetery records, Lot 2012 owned in name of Susie C. Howard and purchased 16 FEB 1871. She was 65yr, 2mo, 29d old at death. B'day calculated from that.
Accord to her obituary, she lived in the same house on Pond Street for 38 years until her death.[1][3]


Husband: Daniel Francis Viles
Wife: Susan C. Mossman
Date: 17 APR 1872
Place: Waltham (Watertown), Middlesex Co., MA[4]
Date: 12 OCT 1889
Place: Waltham, Middlesex Co., MA[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Massachusetts Deaths, 1841 - 1915; Family Search Historical Records, Record Type: Death Certificate Page: 1913, Registered #298, Stamped No. 482
  2. "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 May 2014), Edgar F Viles in household of Daniel F Viles, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing sheet 423D, NARA microfilm publication T9.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mossman, Susan C. obituary: Waltham Daily Free Press-Tribune, Monday, 22 Sept 1913, p. 4.
  4. MA Vital Records, Waltham, Vol. 245, p. 315, and Vol. 245, p. 322 for Watertown, 17 Apr 1872:Daniel F. Viles (of Waltham) Age 29 Ins. Agt born in Waltham with parents Nathan/Lydia. 1st marriage AND Susie C. Howard (of Waltham) Age 22-10 born in Thomaston, ME with parents Gardner/Emeline. 2nd marriage.BY James L. Bixby of 1st Parish, Watertown [On line below Susie C. Howard's name is written "Mossman" in both records.]
  5. MA Vital Records for Waltham, Vol. 398, p. 296, 12 Oct 1889:Daniel F. Viles (of Waltham) Age 46 Ins Agt born Waltham Parents" Nathan/Lydia 2nd marriage Susie C. Viles (of Waltham) Age 40 born Thomaston, ME Parents: Gerdner/Emeline. 2nd marriage (sic).BY Thomas Curley, JP [Below Susie's name is written "Mossman."]
  • Source: S341 Title: Kenneth Freeman Mosman, Location: Baltimore Editor: Kenneth Freeman Mosman Publication: Gateway Press Inc., 1989 Note: Book/Periodical Name=James Mosman, Early Eighteenth Century Nonagenarian, and His Descendants Repository: SLC Family History Library

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