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  • ID: I257
  • Name: Josiah Christman MOOSE
  • Surname: Moose
  • Given Name: Josiah Christman
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 Feb 1883 in Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia 1
  • Death: 17 Oct 1950 in Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia 2 3
  • Burial: 20 Oct 1950 Big Run Cmtry, Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia 4
  • _UID: 153D854A0A2A5644AE311DCF1389C7F00DD6
  • Note:
    !BIRTH-SPOUSE-CHILDREN-DEATH-BURIAL: Copyright Jerry Ann Kinnear Stout, BUNGARD FAMILY DESCENDANTS OF ADAM BUNGARD OF FAYETTE CO PENNSYLVANIA; ; Privately Published, 1987; p 85; Book located at Uniontown Public Library, Uniontown, PA.

    !SPOUSE-SIBLINGS: Deed of sale; 1938; J.C. Moose et al to Edward Moose and wife, dated 19 Mar 1938; Marshall Co WV; DB 213, pp 132-133; Photocopy in the poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: Names J. C. Moose and Minnie his wife.

    !BIRTH-PARENTS: Birth Record; 1883; Marshall Co WV, Vol 7; p 164E; Courthouse, Moundsville, WV.

    !PARENTS-SPOUSE-DEATH: Death record; 1950; Marshall Co WV; ; Courthouse, Moundsville, WV; NOTE: His name is listed as Joseph C. Moose; age at death 67y8m0d; cause coronary occlusion; parents Ellsworth Moose and Mary Tedrow; informant Minnie Moose.

    !BIRTH-MARRIAGE-DEATH-BURIAL: Copied by Ada S. Finnicum & Ethel L. Briggs, MARSHALL COUNTY CEMETERIES; Tri County Researchers; 1977-1981; p 173; Book located at New Martinsville Public Library, WV; NOTE: Big Run Church located on WV SR 250 near Cameron WV.

    QUESTION: Freda Moose born 12 July 1915 Marshall Co., WV (Bk4, p 7). Parents listed as J.C. and Muncie. Was this their daughter? ACTION: Wrote to try and get of J.C. Moose's will from Marshall County WV.

    !PARENTS-SIBLINGS: Probate Packet for Ellis B. Moose; ;Co Clerk, Marshall Co VA, Will dtd 5 Feb 1923; ; photocopy in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg VA; NOTE: names each of his nine children as heirs.

    !PROBATE-SPOUSE: Probate Packet for J.C. Moose; ; Co Clerk, Marshall Co WV; Will dtd 29 Nov 1930, admitted to probate 26 Oct 1950; photocopy of will in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: names wife but not children in will.

    1900 US Census, Springhill Twp, Greene Co, PA; 1900; Vol 94, SD 17, ED 100, Sh 9; Ln 48; National Archives Microfilm # 1414; NOTE: enumerated with parents, Josiah (19) born Feb 1883, PA, farm laborer.

    !BIRTH-PARENTS-MARRIAGE-CHILDREN-DEATH: Letter from Mr and Mrs R.E. Howell, Huntington WV to James Geary in Harrisonburg VA; 1915-1995; Letter recd 15 Nov 1995; ; original in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg VA.

    Photograph of Joseph C. Moose

  • Change Date: 21 Jan 2012 at 00:00:00

    Father: Ellis Bungard MOOSE b: 1857 in , , Virginia
    Mother: Mary Ellen TEDROW b: Mar 1863 in , , West Virginia

    Marriage 1 Minnie I. CHAMBERS b: 31 Mar 1882 in Allepo, Pennsylvania
    • Married: 27 Jan 1902 in Deep Valley, Greene, Pennsylvania
    1. Has No Children Edna Mary MOOSE b: 11 Jun 1902 in , Pennsylvania
    2. Has Children Harold Waldo MOOSE b: 21 Nov 1904 in Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia
    3. Has No Children Helen Cleophas MOOSE b: 8 Jan 1906 in , , West Virginia
    4. Has Children Ethel Mae MOOSE b: 8 Jan 1908 in , Marshall, West Virginia
    5. Has Children Nelle Marie MOOSE b: 30 May 1910 in Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia
    6. Has Children Donald Eugene MOOSE b: 7 Sep 1912 in , Marshall, West Virginia
    7. Has Children Freda Virginia MOOSE b: 15 Jul 1915 in , Marshall, West Virginia
    8. Has Children Frances Ruth MOOSE b: 15 Mar 1920 in Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia
    9. Has Children Living MOOSE

    1. Title: 1930 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Provo, UT:, 2001-.
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Note: Image Source: Year: 1930; Census Place: Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia; Roll: T626_2543; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 2; Image: 0059. Name: Joe C Moose Age: 46 Estimated birth year: 1883 Birthplace: West Virginia Relation to Head-of-house: Head Race: White Home in 1930: Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia
    2. Title: "Obituaries: Moundsville Observer "
      Author: Moundsville (WVA) Observer
      Note: Moundsville Daily Echo, Tuesday, October 17, 1950
      Jospeh Moose, 67, died at one o'clock this morning at his farm home on the hill overlooking Loudenville, after several weeks illness. His widow, five sons and three daughters survive. A ninth child preceded him in death.
      He had been an oil driller, then went to farming. He was a member of Cameron Christian church.
      The body is at a Hundred funeral home, and will be returned to the late home this evening, where services will be held Thursday afternoon at two o'clock. Interment at Big Run.
      Submitted by Eric Anderson.
      Carl Moose, 41, a former employee of the Manufacturers of Light and Heat Co., died Wednesday afternoon at his home near Cameron following a long illness.
      He was born January 23, 1905 at Littleton, a son of Bertha and the late Charles Moose.
      Surviving are his wife, Edna Wright Moose; three children, Mrs. Madelyn Riffle and Beryl and Olive Moose, and a grandson all at home.
      The body has been returned to the late home, where services will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock by Rev. Gray of Aleppo. Burial plans are incomplete.
      Submitted by Eric Anderson.
    3. Title: Death Records: West Virginia,1853-1970
      Publication: FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
      Note: Name: Joseph C Moose
      Death Date: 17 Oct 1950
      Death Place: Marshall, West Virginia
      Gender: Male
      Age: 67 years 8 months
      Estimated Birth Year: 1883
      Birth Place:
      Marital Status:
      Spouse's Name:
      Father's Name: Ellsworth Moose
      Father's Birthplace:
      Mother's Name: Mary Tedrow
      Mother's Birthplace:
      Street Address:
      Burial Place:
      Burial Date:
      Film Number: 1984147
      Digital Folder Number: 4258093
      Image Number: 1327
      Source: County Records
      Reference Number: 13306
      Collection: West Virginia Deaths, 1853-1970
    4. Title: Find A Grave: Online Cemetery Database.
      Author: Find A Grave

      Tombstone Inscription

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