BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
|Nathan Francis Mossell|
Mossell circa 1890-1910
|Born||July 27, 1856|
|Died||October 27, 1946 (aged 90)|
University of Pennsylvania (1882) M.D.
|Spouse(s)||Gertrude Emily Hicks Bustill|
|Children||Florence and Mary Campbell Mossell|
|Parent(s)||Aaron Albert Mossell I|
|Relatives||Aaron Albert Mossell, brother|
Sadie Tanner Mossell, niece,Paul Robeson, nephew
Charles Hicks Bustill, father-in-law
Early life and education
- May (1848 - ?) born in Maryland.
- Charles (1850 - ) born in Maryland. He graduated from Lincoln University and studied theology in Boston, later becoming amissionary in Haiti.
- Boy, (c. 1853 – c. 1870), born in Maryland and died in Lockport, New York.
- Alvarilla (b. 1857 – ?), born in Hamilton, Canada. She worked with her brother Charles as a missionary in Haiti.
- Aaron Albert Mossell II (1863–1951) born in Hamilton, Canada. He was the first African American to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania law school. He married Louisa Tanner (1866 – ?). In 1921 their daughter Sadie Tanner Mossell (1898–1989) became the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in the United States.