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Jacob P DeMoss
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1855
Utah, USA
Death: Feb., 1935, USA

Aged Resident of Mariposa is at Eternal Rest

MERCED, Feb. 20 - Graveside funeral services were conducted yesterday for Jacob P. DeMoss, 80, a resident of Mariposa County for more than seventy-five years, at the family cemetery on Green Mountain under the direction of the Tiscornia, Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home.

DeMoss, a retired cattleman, was born in Utah while his parents were en route to California in a covered wagon.

He leaves a son, Robert DeMoss, Le Grand, and a sister Rena Mosley, Missouri. Rev. W. R. Hazelton of Le Grand officiated at the service.

~ Modesto Bee and Herald-News, 21 Feb 1935
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Contributed by "Carol":
Jacob DeMoss was born Jan 1, 1855 in Utah to Samuel DeMoss and Sarah Elizabeth Probasco.
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Contributed by Nena Smothers (46780596):
Son of Sarah Elizabeth Probasco (35069682)

Jacob mrd Sarah Elam [widow Smither of Charles Lott Smither1] my connection
He and Sarah had 3 kids. I found two but not one dau b/d 1882

Jacob P Demoss Marriage 7 Jan 1878 Mariposa, California
Gender: Male Spouse's Name: Sarah E Smither Spouse Gender: Female
Page: 13 GS Film number:1290998 Digital Folder Number: 004540631 Image Number: 00245

[Sarah and Jacob divorced and she remarried in 1888. Their son Robert lived with her and 2nd husband Jeremiah Kinsman even after she and Kinsman divorced].

1900 Census about Sarah F Kinsman mrd 1888-1900 were div
Age: 56 Birth Date: Aug 1844 Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1900: Township 5, Mariposa, California
White Female Relation Head of House: Head Marital Status: Divorced
Father's Birthplace: Virginia Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother: number of living children: 8 Mother: How many children: 10
Household Members: Name Age
Sarah F Kinsman 56 (Indexed as age 85)
Charles L Smither 26 1874 son/w Charles Smither1
Robert W Demoss 21 1879 son/w Jacob

Sarah E Kinman Census 1910 Sierra Forest Reserve, Mariposa, California, District: 92 Female Age: 66 Marital Status: Divorced Race: White Relationship to Head of Household: Mother
Birth Year Est: 1844 Birthplace: Tenn Father Birthplace: VA
Mother's Birthplace: VA
Digital Folder Number: 004327276 Image Number: 01126
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Robert W DeMoss M 31 California
Wife Ethel L DeMoss F 22 California
Son James W DeMoss M 1 California 1909
Mother Sarah E Kinman F 66 Tennessee div

Sarah died 1925 and is suppose to be bur same place Jacob is but did not find her there.

Sarah Elam & 2nd husband Jacob DeMoss 3 kids
1Robert Wesley DeMoss B 5 Dec 1878 Mariposa Ca d 6 Jul 1957 Mariposa Ca #43386735
+Ethel b 1888 Ca >had son James Wesley DeMoss 1909

1910 Sierra Forest Reserve, Mariposa, California District: 92
Digital Folder Number: 004327276 Image Number: 01126
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Robert W DeMoss M 31 California 1879
Wife Ethel L DeMoss F 22 California 1888
Son James W DeMoss M 1 California 1909
Mother Sarah E Kinman F 66 Tennessee

2Frances Pearl DeMoss b Feb 10 1882 Mariposa, Mariposa Co Calif
d Apr 19 1882 Mariposa Co Calif [no mem found]

3Etta Mae DeMoss b May 20 1883 Mariposa, Mariposa Co Calif d Oct 15 1900 Mariposa Co Calif Burial:Saint Josephs Catholic Church Cem Mariposa Mariposa Co Calif Memorial# 38573339
+David Daniel Grosjean 5 Mar 1900 Mariposa, Calif b 1878 CA d June 27 1907 typhoid pneumonia Memorial# 34847933

David +2 Laura Welch 6 May 1907 Merced, Calif b 1881 CA
David Grosjean California County Marriages 1850-1952
birth: 1877 California Gender Male Age 30
Father Name: Jacob DeMoss Mother Name:Sarah Elam
marriage:6 May 1907 Merced, California
spouse:Laura Welch Spouse Age 26 Spouse Gender Female
Spouse Birth Year Est 1881
had dau Velma 1908 born after David died.
+Harold Vincent Hawley Jan 11 1931 LA Calif
David and Laura child born >Velma Grosjean

California County Marriages 1850-1952 DD
David Daniel Grosjean Father of bride spouse:Laura Welch
child:Velma Grosjean Spouse Age 23 Female Birth Year Est 1908
Spouse Father Name David Daniel Grosjean
Spouse Mother's Name Laura Welch

[unable to find Laura Welch on fag as David's 2nd wife] 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sarah Elizabeth Probasco DeMoss (1828 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Frances Elam Smither DeMoss (1844 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Wesley DeMoss (1878 - 1957)*
  Etta DeMoss Grosjean (1883 - 1900)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martin Van Buren DeMoss (1844 - 1923)*
  John Peter DeMoss (1848 - 1914)*
  Charlotte Ann DeMoss Kelley (1852 - 1911)*
  Jacob P DeMoss (1855 - 1935)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brewer's Green Mountain Cemetery
Mariposa
Mariposa County
California, USA
 
Created by: Linda Applegate Brown
Record added: Oct 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43386735
Jacob P DeMoss
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Don Rose
 
 
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mrd Sarah Elam 1878; 3 kids, Robert Wesley, Frances Pearl, Etta Mae; grandson James Wesley; div later, so sorry; RIP.
- Nena Smothers
 Added: Sep. 15, 2013

- Linda Applegate Brown
 Added: Oct. 21, 2009
 
 
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