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John Williamson Moran
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1840
Dresden
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1912
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

John W. Moran enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1861 as part of Company I 31st Tennessee Regiment. He started as a Private then was Regimental 1st Sergeant. He then became 1st Lieutenant. He surrendered in North Carolina with the Army of Tennessee at the end of the war in May 1865.

He was paroled and allowed to go home. After the war, he earned money loading steamboats at Hickman, Kentucky to start his own business in Dresden, Tennessee. He earned enough money to buy a store of his own and was a merchant selling dry goods. He then helped to found the Bank of Dresden in the 1880's. He was a prominent citizen of the town and participated in many of the reunions of Confederate Veterans in Weakley County.

For more information about John Williamson Moran be sure and read the Dresden Enterprise for the article entitled Recollections of Jno. W. Moran, published April 26, 1912.

James Henderson Moran, Jr. was his brother.

Cause of death: Pernicious Anemia

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Henderson Moran (1796 - 1843)
  Harriet Harris Moran (1813 - 1848)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophia Riley Gunn Moran (1853 - 1895)
 
 Children:
  Fanny Lemira Moran Ezzell (1872 - 1955)*
  Charles Harrell Moran (1876 - 1967)*
  Ida Morehead Moran Timberlake (1877 - 1936)*
  James Henderson Moran (1879 - 1968)*
  Marion Agnes Moran Cobb (1885 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Helen Moran Scott (1833 - 1901)*
  Eliza Jane Moran (1835 - 1852)*
  Mary Elizabeth Moran (1837 - 1847)*
  Agnes Moran Irvine (1838 - 1932)*
  John Williamson Moran (1840 - 1912)
  James Henderson Moran (1843 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Flat monument: 31st Tenn. Regiment Co. 1, C.S.A./ Tower monument: Soldier Citizen Friend
 
Burial:
Moran Cemetery
Dresden
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary & Kent
Originally Created by: Larry Marr
Record added: Sep 19, 2008
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- Mary & Kent
 Added: Jun. 16, 2013
Moran Place is more than a house, it's a state of mind. They can never take that away.
- Mary and Kent
 Added: Nov. 22, 2012
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of your death.
- Mary & Kent
 Added: Apr. 12, 2012
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