Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - February 2, 2010

Mae Evelyn (Boyer) Losee was the daughter of Austin Boyer and Mary Florence White. She was born in Thetford Township October 29, 1883. She married George Stephen Losee on October 29, 1902 at the age of 19 years old. They settled in Clio Michigan where they grew flowers and produce in early versions of green houses.

Mae Eveleen Boyer  - 1884

Mae had five children between the time she was married in 1902 and her death in 1914. When she died, Ernest her youngest child was one year old. Tragically, Mae had taken a load of laundry out to hang it on the line on February 13, 1914 and she did not return to the house. Lillian her 8 year old daughter went looking for her and she was found slumped over the laundry basket of we close. She was already deceased and nothing could be done to revive her.

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