James E Moss
Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/18/2006 at 22:55:23
James E Moss, was born in Clay county, Maryland, September 8, 1822, where he lived until 1849, when he came to this county, hat same year he was kicked by a horse, which made him helpless for over a year, having but little means, the support of the family had to be borne by the wife, who proved herself equal to the emergency, she bravely went to work and planted corn, fencing it with her own hands, besides taking care of her husband and two little children: Mr Moss partly recovered from his injuries and devoted his time to farming , he located his home farm, which consists of 440 acres, on Sec 26, and when he died he owned considerable land in Colfax township and some property in Boone, March 20, 1845, Miss Martha Luther became his wife, they have seven children: Clark L, Charles H, Samuel, Alvin, Edwin, Clarinda, and Arminda
1880 Boone Co History Book
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