JAMES H. MOORE and SARAH ELLEN
Henry Moore was born 20 April 1847 at Montgomery, New York; died at
Elliott 13 May 1910 and is buried at Hillside, Elliott. He married
Ella 20 Aug. 1871. She the eldest daughter of Dr. George S. DeWitt
and Sarah Eliza Stanclift was born 13 May 1853 at Colesburg, Iowa.
She died 16 March 1932 and is also buried at Hillside.
At the age
of seven, he came with his parents to Dubuque Co., Ia. He with his
brother John L. came to the Elliott community in May 1868.
Sherman Township's first school teacher, between 1868-1871 taught a
country school south of Elliott. They lived on a farm in Sherman
Twp. from 1880 until 1905 when his health failed and they moved to
first a member of the German Evangelical Church; later of the
Congregational Church, and when that disbanded, she joined the
Elliott Christian Church. Her religious faith sustained her through
many difficult years and formed the keystone of her calm, charitable
personality. James joined the German Evangelical Church in 1872 at a
meeting held in the Powell School House.
born 30 May 1872, died 5 Sept. 1875, buried at Hillside.
Eugene (Gene) born 23 Aug. 1873. He lived at Woodbine. His children
were Ernest, Ted and Martha. Ernest married Helen Tupper 19 March
1926. Their children were Clyde Wesley and Gale Wendell.
19 Dec. 1873, died 28 March 1928, buried at Hillside. She married
Jay Schuyler Brown 15 June 1907. Their son Horace married Doris
Bowman and their son Everett married Millicent S____. Horace had two
children, Donald and Sandra.
Irene born 3 Feb. 1878, died 29 Dec. 1952, buried at Hillside. She
lived with and supported her mother as a clerk at the Vogel, Myers
and Osborn grocery stores.
8 June 1880, married 5 Sept. 1905 to William Jamison Jack, who was
born 20 Dec. 1874 at Andes, New York. She died 29 Dec. 1925
and with her husband and son Harold, soldier of W. W. II (he died at
Bensonville, Illinois) are buried at Elliott. Their son James,
married Agnes Bruce and is buried at Red Oak. Their children are
Kenneth and Karen. Mabel and William's daughter, Mildred Jack,
married Carey Bass and was living in Fredericksburg, Virginia at the
time of her death, 7 July 1941. Their children were Sharon and
Clifford born 25 June ____, married Minnie Hornby. He died 13 May
1917. Their son Ross Louis died young and their daughter Ruth
married Roy Lowman and their son George, soldier of W. W. II, died
at McClaskey General Hospital, Templer, Texas.
DeWitt Moore born 20 Sept. 1889; married first Antoinette
Hungerford, an R.N., in Aug. 1910. He died in California 19 Aug.
1943. Their son James (Jim) Sea Bee in W.W. II, came to
Elliott after the war; made his home with his Aunt Irene and now
owns his grandmother's old Elliott home. Their other son Charles
died in Oct. 1917.
Ella, well known
for her beautiful flowers and hand work, and Irene with the same
talents, somehow always found time to prepare items for their Church
Bazaar, and gifts for their many friends.
~ Dorothy DeWitt Wilkinson