Elias H. Moyer
(1839-1888)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah M. Staley

Elias H. Moyer 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 7 Apr 1839, Upper Heidelberg Township, Berks, PA 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Sarah M. Staley
  • Died: 30 May 1888, Robesonia, Berks, PA at age 49 1 5 6
  • Buried: Womelsdorf: Zion Union Cemetery, Berks, PA 5 6

   FamilySearch ID: LX3Q-J1T.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Upper Heidelberg Township, Berks, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded Wm Moyer, laborer, 47, living with wife Hannah, 42; Caroline, 16; twins James and Elias, 11; and Ellen, 5. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Military from 24 Apr 1861 to 24 Jul 1863 in , Berks, PA: Civil War: Co. E 14th Regt. Pa. Vol. Private. 5

3. Military Draft: Womelsdorf: Moyer, Elias, age 25, laborer, unmarried, born Pa., 1 Jun 1863, Womelsdorf, Berks, PA. 7

4. Census in 1880 in Heidelberg Twp., Berks, PA. 8 The 1880 census recorded Elias Moyer, 40, living with wife Sarah, 35; daughters Mary G., 12; and Clara, 8. Also with them is David Moyer, 20. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Elias married Sarah M. Staley, daughter of George Sthele and Susanna Kreider. (Sarah M. Staley was born on 15 Jun 1845 in , Berks, PA,9 10 11 12 died on 7 Sep 1906 in Reading, Berks, PA 10 12 13 and was buried on 12 Sep 1906 in Sinking Spring: Sinking Spring Cemetery, Berks, PA 10 12.)


Sources


1 Montgomery, Morton L., Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County Pennsylvania (Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1909. Online at: http://archive.org/details/cu31924097286300), Page 853.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2XQ-KSL William L. Beecher and Clara S. Moyer, 1891.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 114326. Clara S. Beecher. Father Elias Moyer. Mother Sarah Staley.

4 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Upper Heidelberg, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_752; Page: 141A; Image: 287.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Berks > Moy > Elias H. Moyer. Image 29 of 224.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44533626.

7 U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 (www.Ancestry.com), Pennsylvania > 8th Congressional District > Vol. 1 of 2. Printed page 249, online image 252.

8 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW6B-PXS Elias Moyer, Heidelberg, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 286B, family 0, NARA microfilm publication T9-1099.

9 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3M5-M6G William Beecher, ED 65 Precinct 4 Reading city Ward 6, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 9A, family 172, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241378.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14655219.

11 1800 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW6B-PXS Elias Moyer, Heidelberg, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 286B, family 0, NARA microfilm publication T9-1099.

12 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 90504. Sarah M. Moyer. Father George Staley. Mother Susanna Kreider.

13 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 1906 Sep 10, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. Elias Moyer.



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