Cyrus Cooper Marsteller
(Cir 1798-1871)
Elizabeth Ann Harrison
(Cir 1817-After 1870)
Emlyn Harrison Marsteller Sr.
Marianne Clark Mason
(Cir 1851-1920)
Dr. Emlyn Harrison Marsteller Jr.


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Elizabeth Rodman Selden

Dr. Emlyn Harrison Marsteller Jr.

  • Born: 10 Jan 1877, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Rodman Selden circa 1915
  • Died: 12 Feb 1960, Doctors Hospital, Washington, D.C. at age 83
  • Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA

bullet  General Notes:

The 1910 Federal Census for Brooklyn Ward 31, Kings Co., NY, District 1033. Page 123A records Emlyn H. Marsteller (33 - Maryland/Virginia/Washington DC) as the head of household which includes his parents Edward (sic) H. (60 - VA/VA/VA) and Marie A. (50 - Wahington DC/ DC/DC) Marsteller living at 1723 Shore Road [Parkway]. "Edward" is a retired Naval Officer who has been married to "Marie A." for 35 years and Emlyn is a Family Physician.

The WWI Draft Registration Card for Emlyn Harrison Marsteller dated Sept. 12, 1918 records his date of birth as January 10, 1877. He is currently living with his wife, Elizabeth, on Ocean Avenue in New York and is a Physician. His physical description is tall and slender with grey eyes and [can not read the color] hair.

See general notes on his daughter, Marie Elizabeth Marsteller, for 1920 and 1930 census facts.

The 1940 Federal Census for Manassas, Prince William Co., Virginia, District 76-11, page 181A, dated April 23, 1940 records Emlyn H. (61 - VA) and Elizabeth H. A. (52 - VA) Marsteller with their daughter, Nancy Marsteller (18 - VA) living at 339 North Center Street. Emlyn has completed 5 years of college and is employed as a Medical Doctor in Private Practice. Elizabeth and Nancy have completed 4 years of high school.

The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for Emlyn Harrison Marsteller dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as January 10, 1879 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is living with his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth R. S. Marsteller, at 339 Center Avenue, Manassas, Prince William Co., VA. He is working as a self employed M. D. and his physical description is 6' 1", 210 lbs with gray eyes, gray hair and ruddy complexion.

Dr Emlyn Harrison Marsteller, Jr
Birth: Jan. 10, 1877 - Baltimore City, Maryland
Death: Feb. 12, 1960
VMI,class of 1898
Born in Baltimore, MD.
Son of Arianne Clarke Mason and Mariomme Clark Mason. Grandfather - Dr. Cyrus Copper Marsteller and Grandmother - Eliza Ann Harrison. He married Elizabeth Rodman Selden, daughter of Charles & Bessie Temple Taylor Selden.
1- Emlyn Harrison Marsteller, III
2- Marie Elizabeth Marsteller Blackwell, who married William Marshall Blackwell;
3- Nancy S. Marsteller.
Graduated from the Virginia Medical College in Richmond in 1902.
Country Coroner

Marsteller Middle School
14000 Sudley Manor Dr., Bristow, [Prince William Co.,] VA 20136 - Phone: 703-393-7608
The school is named for Dr. Emlyn Harrison Marsteller, an outstanding physician and country doctor who practiced in the Manassas area from 1920 to 1960. Dr. Marsteller served on the School Board for many years. Marsteller Middle School was dedicated in his memory in 1964. The school moved to its present site in 2002. see Washington Post, Page: B2 (14 Feb 1960) for death notice


Emlyn married Elizabeth Rodman Selden circa 1915. (Elizabeth Rodman Selden was born in 1885 in Virginia, died in 1958 in Manassas, Price William Co., VA. and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA.)

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