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Obituary of Moses CROCKETT [1830IN—1905IN]

Obituary of Moses CROCKETT [1830IN—1905IN]

Posted: 1093655712000
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 1099271813000
THE BLOOMFIELD NEWS, Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, Friday, June 2, 1905,Volume XXIX, Number 29, Page 1, Column 2, “Moses Crockett Dead.” [Transcribed August 27, 2004 from microfilm of the original newspaper on file in the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library.]

Moses CROCKETT died at the home of his son, Daniel W. CROCKETT, in Indianapolis, one day last week and was buried in Kansas by the side of his wife, who died a few years ago. The deceased was a progressive farmer and lived in Center Township, west of Solsberry, for many years. He was a county commissioner from 1880 to 1886 and during this period was associated on the board with R. T. MCKEE and John MILLER, JR. During their term of office Greene County began its advancement and under their administration the present court house was erected, several good bridges were built and many improvements were started that have resulted in the great prosperity of today. Mr. CROCKETT was born July 15, 1830 in Owen County. He was married to Margaret M. JOHNSON January 2, 1851, and to this union six children were born.


Link to an 1884 Biographical Sketch of Moses CROCKETT:

Link to the Obituary of Margaret M. (JOHNSON) CROCKETT [1832IN—1901KS]:

Re: Obituary of Moses CROCKETT [1830IN—1905IN]

Richard Crockett (View posts)
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Thank you Robert! That fills in a blank in my information. I appreciate you looking up the obituary for me.

Census Data - Moses CROCKETT [1830IN—1905IN]

Posted: 1093817616000
Classification: Census
Edited: 1135629280000
Surnames: Crockett, Crocket, Kirk
Following is 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 census data for Moses Crockett:

1830 Owen County, IN:
Series M19, Roll 29, Page 277, Montgomery Twp.
James Crockett
0-5: 1
20-30: 1
15-20: 1

1840 Greene County, IN:
Series M704, Roll 81, Page 109
James Crockett
5-10: 1
30-39: 1
0-5: 1
5-10: 1
20-29: 1

1850 Vigo County, IN
Census date: June 1, 1850; Enumeration date: November 13, 1850
Series M432, Roll 177, Page 205B, Dwelling 80, Family 80, Sugar Creek Twp., Lines 25-31
James Crockett, 42, m, Laborer, TN
Louisa Crockett, 38, f, KY
Moses Crockett, 20, m, Laborer, IN
Mary A. Crockett, 16, f, IN
Alexander Crockett, 9, m, IN
James Crockett, 3, m, IN
David Crockett, 1, m, IN

1860 Greene County, IN
Census date: June 1, 1860; Enumeration date: June 31, 1860
Series M653, Roll 262, Page 644, Dwelling 412, Family 412, Beech Creek Twp., Solsberry P.O., Lines 8-11
Moses Crocket, 29, m, Farmer, RE Value $1500, Personal property $600, IN
Margaret Crocket, 28, f, IN
James T. Crocket, 5, m, IN
Mary E. Crocket, 7/12, f, IN

1870 Greene County, IN:
Census date: June 1, 1870; Enumeration date: August 6, 1870
Series M593, Roll 318, Page 256A, Dwelling 192, Family 192, Beech Creek Twp., Solsberry P.O., Lines 16-21
Moses Crockett, 39, m, Farmer, RE Value $3175, Personal property $570, IN
Margaret Crockett, 37, f, Keeping house, IN
James T. Crockett, 17, m, IN
Mary E. Crockett, 9, f, IN
Daniel W. Crockett, 7, m, IN
Angeline Crockett, 5, f, IN

1880 Greene County, IN:
Link to a transcription including Moses Crockett in Center Twp.:

1900 Marshall County, KS:
Census date: June 1, 1900; Enumeration date: June 20, 1900
Series T623, Roll 489, Page 169A & 169B, Dwelling 300, Family 305, Murray Twp., ED 66, Lines 48-50 & 51-52
John Kirk, 33, m, Head, born Oct 1866, married 10 yrs, Farmer, IN, IN, IN
Angie Kirk, 34, f, Wife, born Aug 1865, married 10 yrs, children: 2 total, 2 living, IN, IN, IN
Alta M. Kirk, 9, f, Daughter, born Oct 1891, IN, IN, IN
Moses Crockett, 79 [sic], m, Father-in-law, born July 1820 [sic], married 49 yrs, IN, TN, KY
Margaret Crockett, 67, f, Mother-in-law, born Sept 1832, married 49 yrs, children: 6 total, 4 living, IN, KY, VA

Transcribed August 29, 2004 by Jerry Jacobs from images of the census microfilms.
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