CENSUS: 1850 United States Federal Census Name: Jesse Moran Age: 14 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836 Birth Place: North Carolina Gender: Male Home in 1850(City,County,State): Clayton, Adams, Illinois Household Members: Name Age Caroline Moran 9 Delila Moran 12 Jesse Moran 14 John Moran 43 Mary Moran 8 Nancy Moran 2 Sarah Moran 36 Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Clayton, Adams, Illinois; Roll: M432_97; Page: 36; Image: 73.
1865 Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 Name: Jesse W Moran Census Date: 5 May 1865 Residence County: Linn Residence State: Kansas Locality: Liberty Birth Location: North Carolina Family Number: 381 Marital Status: Single Gender: Male Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836 Line: 28 Roll: ks1865_6
1870 United States Federal Census Name: Jesse Moran Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837 Age in 1870: 33 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1870: Liberty, Linn, Kansas Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Jackson Household Members: Name Age Jesse Moran 33 Sarah Moran 20 Delila Moran 2 John Moran 1 James W Hurst 24 James Tyson 26 Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Liberty, Linn, Kansas; Roll: M593_438; Page: 28; Image: 57.
1875 Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 Name: J W Moran Census Date: 1 Mar 1875 Residence County: Linn Residence State: Kansas Locality: Liberty Birth Location: North Carolina Gender: Male Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836 Race: White Line: 17 Roll: ks1875_11
1880 United States Federal Census Name: Jesse W. Meran Home in 1880: Spring Creek, Coffey, Kansas Age: 45 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1835 Birthplace: North Carolina Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) Spouse's Name: Sarah Father's birthplace: North Carolina Mother's birthplace: North Carolina Occupation: Farmer Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Household Members: Name Age Jesse W. Meran 45 Sarah Meran 30 Delila Meran 13 John Meran 11 Sarah Meran 9 James Meran 7 Caroline Meran 4 Myrtle Meran 2 Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Spring Creek, Coffey, Kansas; Roll: T9_377; Family History Film: 1254377; Page: 437.4000; Enumeration District: 54; Image: 0427.
1885 Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 Name: J W Moran Census Date: 1 Mar 1885 Residence County: Greenwood Residence State: Kansas Locality: Eureka Birth Location: North Carolina Marital Status: Married Gender: Male Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836 Race: White Line: 10 Roll: KS1885_52
DEATH: Jessie died of chronic diarrhea from the poor health he attainted in the service of his country during the Civil War. He was 54 years old and died before the birth of his last child, a son, Edwin Washburn Moran.
FAMILY HISTORY: Moran Exodus from Offaly by: Patrick Edward Moran 1995
LAND RECORDS: 1882 Nov 8-Jesse Purchased in Eureka TWP, Greenwood Co, KS 1888 May 8-Jesse Sold 160 acres in Eureka TWP, Greenwood Co, KS
MARRIAGE: State of Kansas, Miami County, On the 4th day of October 1865, I solominzed the marriage of Jesse W. Moran and Miss Sarah A. Taylor. Signed W. J. Ellis. J. P. Recorded October 18th, 1865 D. Childs Co. Clerk.
MILITARY: Jesse W. Moran, private in Captain John F. Broadhead Company "E" 10th Regiment of the Kansas Volunteers enrolled 13 day of August 1861. He was discharged 18 August 1864 at Levenworth City, Kansas. He was born in Chatham, North Carolina, is 25 years old, 5' 9" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, and was a farmer.
He was a member of the Washburn GAR Post 269.
Eureka Herald October 12, 1887 Civil War Veterans Reunion--Moran, J.W., E 10th Kansas
HISTORY of the 10th Regiment Infantry---Organized at Paola by consolidation of 3rd and 4th Kansas Infantry April 3, 1862. Attached to Dept. of Kansas to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Dept. of Kansas, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. Missouri, to February, 1863. District of Rolla, Dept. Missouri, to June, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to August, 1863. District of Kansas, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1864. Alton, Ill., to August, 1864. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to November, 1864. Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade,. 2nd Division (Detachment), Army Tennessee, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.
SERVICE.--Moved to Fort Scott, Kan., April, 1862, and duty there until June 4. Companies on Expedition into Indian Territory with 2nd Ohio Cavalry June 13-August 15. Locust Grove, C. N., July 3. Reconnaissance from Grand River to Fort Gibson, Tahlequah and Park Hill, and skirmishes July 14-17. Campaign against Coffey and Cockrell in Missouri August. Jackson County, Mo., September 15. Newtonia September 30. Occupation of Newtonia October 4. Old Fort Wayne or Beattie's Prairie near Maysville October 22. Cane Hill October 28. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-31. Moved to Springfield, Mo., January, 1863, and duty there until February 27. Near Mount Vernon until March 15. Operations against Shelby until April. Moved to Rolla. Mo., April 27, thence to St. Louis, Mo., June 4-8. Moved to Indianapolis, Ind., and return to St. Louis July 18. Moved to Kansas City, Mo., August, and duty there until January, 1864. Skirmish with Quantrell at Paola August 21, 1863 (Detachment). Company "I" detached at St. Louis, Mo., as provost guard July and August, 1863, rejoining at Kansas City. Company "K" at Topeka, Kan., September to November, 1863. Regiment moved to St. Louis, Mo., January, 1864, thence to Alton, Ill., and guard Military Prison there until August, 1864. Non-Veterans moved to St. Louis, Mo., and mustered out August 19-20, 1864. Veterans and Recruits consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies August 15, 1864. On duty at St. Louis, Mo., until October 20. Moved to Pilot Knob October 20-24, thence to Paducah, Ky., November 2-12, and to Nashville, Tenn., November 28-29. Temporarily attached to 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Eastport, Miss., January 4-7, 1865. Reconnaissance to Iuka, Miss., January 9. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 8-21. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty there and in the District of Alabama until August. Mustered out August 30, 1865, and discharged at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., September 20, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 26 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 114 Enlisted men by disease. Total 146.
HISTORY of the 10th Regiment Militia Infantry---Called into service October 9, 1864, to repel Price's invasion. Action at Byram's Ford, Big Blue, October 22. Westport October 23. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Mafias Des Cygnes, October 25. Newtonia October 28. Disbanded October 29, 1864.
OBITUARY: Parker, Greenwood Co, KS-the Parker Pilot 26 June 1891-Jesse W. Moran died 15 June 1891 at his home in Eureka, KS, was 55 years old. Born in North Carolina. Moved with his parents to Illinois and in 1859 he moved to Liberty TWP, Kansas. Ten years ago he moved to Greenwood Co., KS. He leaves a wife and five children.
From the Eureka Herald, June 19, 1891---Died--Moran--at his home in this city Monday, June 15, 1891, at 8 o'clock am of a complication of army diseases, Jesse W. Moran, aged about 52 years. The deceased was born in Chatham, North Carolina, but for many years prior to his death, was a resident of Kansas, two or three years a resident of this city. He served his country faithfully as a soldier. He enlisted in July, 1861, in Company E, 10th Calvary, and was mustered out, broken in health, in August, 1864. He was a member of Washburn Post #269 (of the G.A.R.), Neal, Kansas, was one of its charter members and was at his death post senior vice-commander. The funeral service conducted by Dick Yates Post, and at the request of Dick Yates Post (also G.A.R.), were held at the home of the family, Tuesday afternoon and were largely attended. A choir of excellent singers sang, in a touching, tender manner, Logan's "Bivouac of the Dead". Rev. J. W. Wright, pastor of the M.E. Church assisted at the services. The deceased leaves a widow and several children to mourn his death and with whom, in their sad bereavement, our people deeply sympathize.
SCHOOL RECORDS: 1887 June 30-Annual Report of School District #66 of Greenwood County, Kansas made under official oath and transmitted to the County Superintendent, this 30 day of June 1887 signed J. Moran.
TAX RECORDS: Tax Roll of Liberty TWP in 1865 for the NW1/4 Sec 27 TWP19 Range 22, 160 acres, valued at $320