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Moses Isenhour in 1850s-60sTexas

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Re: Moses Isenhour in 1850s-60sTexas

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Surnames: Isenhour
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(1) 1 Moses 1237 ISENHOUR [EISENHOWER] 1216
Birth: 9 Oct 1823, Cocke Co. Tenn.
Death: 27 Oct 1906, At home of son in Gravelton, Mo.
Burial: .Has ISENHOWER on his gravestone
Occ: Farmer & Stockman,
Reli: Milford Lutheran Church
Father: John Martin (David*) 1216 ISENHOUR [EISENHOWER] 1212 (1788-1878)
Mother: Anna Catherine Null (1787-1877)

Took up farming at age 21 in Cocke Co. Tenn. Eight years later he sold his farm and settled in Boone Co. Indiana in 1852. Moved to Fannin Co. Texas in 1856 where he acquired 260 acres of Land. In 1860 was residing in Bosque Co. and had acquired 320 acres. Was County Judge of Bosque Co. two terms. He was detailed by the Governr of Texas to operate a tan-yard, the only one in Texas during the Civil War with such a permit. Also served on Galvaston Island during the Civil War under the CSA Gereral John Bankhead Magruder.
In 1868, they moved to Barton Co. Mo. and purchased 320 acres of land and 80 acres of timber, near Milford. Founded Zodiac Springs and owned lots there (near present day Hannon Baptist Church, off 43 Hiway, NW Barton Co.) In 1889. they moved to 80 acres by Milford of which six acres was converted to a commerical carp pond. Had fourteen children.
Headstone engraved: "Remember friends as you pass by, as you are now, so once was we. As we area now, soon you must be. Prepare for death and follow us" Has ISENHOWER on stone, either he changed his name late in life [or the stone cutter goofed.
Source: Family history and Goodspeed's Barton County, Mo. Biographical Index, begin p. 908

Spouse: Catherine Bird
Birth: 24 Oct 1824
Death: 10 Mar 1905, Milford, Mo.
Burial: both buried in Lutheran Church Cem.Lamar, Barton Co. Mo

Daughter of John Bird, brother of William Bird, and granddaughter of Jocob Bird. She had a sister, Mary "Polly' Bird who married William Rufus Dockery and they had seven children. One of the children, Aaron Balem Dockery, moved to Milford area in Barton Co. Mo. to be near his Aunt Catherine and worked as a laborer on Moses Isenhour's farm. [ A William Bird and some of his family went to Benton Co. Mo. of which Warsaw is the county seat and is where he probably is buried. ( This may not be the same family as there is a ten year difference in age?]
Jacob Bird had a daughter, Mary, who married Ruben Reneau. One of their sons moved to Missouri to " live by" his Uncle William Bird. Jacob also had a son who disappeared from Sevier Co. Tenn after 1850 and probably went to Mo. .
Jacob Bird and three other men were early settlers of English Mountain, Sevier Co. Tenn. William Bird was supposed to have gone to Hestain, Houston?] Mo. from Tenn.
Additional children: AMANDA, b. 28 Aug 1848, d. 17 Nov 1872. CATHERINE; m. James Winter. DAVID FOSTER; m. 1. Florence Whitener, 2. Agnes Kuegels. JOHN, b. 12 Dec 1867, d. 20 Sept 1880. Twin stilborns in Tex. MARTIN & WILLIAM , both died young.

Research: Beulah Karr, <, >Athens, Tenn. Traveling respiratory therapist, Athens, Tenn. Ex-Women's Army Corps from 1965-1968.

Marr: 22 May 1845, Sevier, Co. Tenn.

Children: Simeon 1324 (1846-1923)
Catherine Elizabeth "Betty" 1325 (1847-1911)
Eilena M. 1329 (1853-1915)
David Foster 1326 (1855-1953)
Rosetta Jane 1327 (1857-1945)
Mary Alice 1328 (1860-1931)
Charlotte Sarah (Lottie) 1330 (1866-1961)
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