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John Franklin "Frank" Mosier, Sr
Birth: Apr. 19, 1879
Martinsville
Morgan County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1926
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Frank is my paternal Grandfather through his son Robert Don Mosier I (1926-2005).

The third of seven children born to John Patterson and Martha Jane (Callahan) Mosier, Frank married Elsie Jane Kennedy on 12 Jan 1901 in Brown Co IN.

Indiana Marriage Records 1800-1941, Book 6, Pg 397:
"Elcy J Kennedy and John T [F] Mosier
12 Jan 1901, Brown Co IN".

Children with Elsie:
1) Doris Thelma Mosier (1901-1902)
2) Raymond Eugene Mosier (1903-1979), m: Elda Byrum.
3) Alton Leon Mosier (1907-1927)
4) Ruth Noreen Mosier (1909-1993), m: Chlorus Corder.
5) Irene Opal Mosier (1913-1992), m: Ira "Jud" Clevenger Jr.
6) Ethel Bernice Mosier (1917-1980), m1: Theodore "Doe" R Clevenger, m2: Miles F Hettenbach.
7) James Edward "Jim" Mosier (1919-1999), m: Mary A Sheats.
8) John Franklin Mosier Jr (1921-1928)
9) Marjorie Louise Mosier (1922-1923)
10) Betty Jane Mosier (1923-2004), m: Charles F Sheats.
11) Robert Don Mosier I (1926-2005), m: Bonnie Jean Warfield (my parents).

Newspaper Birth Announcement, Frank and Elsie's first born:
Morgan County IN Archives History-Books; Abstract Of Births, Deaths, Marriages, Etc; Morgan Co IN Newspapers 1900-1903, Oct 10, 1901:
"Born to Mr. and Mrs. FRANK MOSIER, a daughter."
(Note: This is Doris Thelma Mosier, who sadly died at six months of age, 10 Apr 1902.)

1920 Census Indpls, Marion Co IN, Jan 11:
-John, 40, owns home, can read & write, born IN, parents born IN, works in a meat market.
-Elsie J, 37, can read & write, born IN, parents born IN, no occupation listed.
-Raymond E, 16, can read & write, born IN, (occupation is hard to read, but looks like he) works in a 'store', probably his Dad's meat market.
Alton, 13, can read & write, born IN, goes to school.
Norina R, 10.
Irene, 6.
Ethel, 2.
James E, 7 mos.

Grandpa registered for the WWI Draft in 1917, but there is no proof he actually served. On his registration, he listed his birth year as 1879, in his own handwriting. Grandpa owned and operated a meat market.

My Dad never knew his father since Grandpa passed away just two weeks after my Dad was born, dying of Diabetes Mellitus with cardiac failure. Grandpa was laid to rest on 22 Oct 1926; his son Alton Leon died of the same ailment at age 20 yrs.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Patterson Mosier (1851 - 1916)
  Martha Jane Callahan Mosier (1854 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Elsie Jane Kennedy Scofield (1882 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Doris Thelma Mosier (1901 - 1902)*
  Raymond Eugene Mosier (1903 - 1979)*
  Alton Leon Mosier (1907 - 1927)*
  Ruth Noreen Mosier Corder (1909 - 1993)*
  Irene Opal Mosier Clevenger (1913 - 1992)*
  Ethel Bernice Mosier Hettenbach (1917 - 1980)*
  James Edward Mosier (1919 - 1999)*
  John Franklin Mosier (1921 - 1928)*
  Marjorie Louise Mosier (1922 - 1923)*
  Betty Jane Mosier Sheats (1923 - 2004)*
  Robert Don Mosier (1926 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hester M Mosier (1873 - 1873)*
  James Wesley Mosier (1874 - 1944)*
  William Milton Mosier (1877 - 1954)*
  John Franklin Mosier (1879 - 1926)
  Hattie L. Mosier Spangler (1883 - ____)*
  Lillian M. Mosier Woodruff (1885 - 1922)*
  Dollie Sweet Mosier Scofield (1890 - 1922)*
  Margaret P Mosier Lindsey (1896 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Jackson Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Bonnie's Daughter
Originally Created by: Genealogy Girl
Record added: Dec 07, 2007
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