Charles & Mary (Anciaux) Koser, undated

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Description

A formal portrait of Charles and Mary (Anciaux) Koser. Charles sits in a wicker chair, while Mary stands to the left of him, her arm resting on the chair's back. She wears a long, dark dress with a brooch pinned at her neckline. A background of painted flowers is set up behind them.

Charles Koser was born on June 17, 1856 to Alexander and Hattie A (Atchley) Koser in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The family moved to Coralville, Iowa when he was fourteen in 1870. Mary Anciaux was born on February 6, 1856 in Belgium. Her family immigrated to eastern Iowa in the 1860s (Lovetinsky et al., p. 112; Walch, pg. 13).

Charles and Mary married and had six children: Caroline (b. 1879), Lena Mae (b. 1880), Nellie Marie (b. 1885), Frances E. (b. 1887), Charles William (b. 1890), and Edward James (b. 1892) (Lovetinsky et al., p. 112).

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

Unknown

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given.

Format

jpeg

Coverage

Johnson County, Iowa

Files

98.34.33(a).jpg

Citation

“Charles & Mary (Anciaux) Koser, undated,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed September 18, 2021, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/170.

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