|Birth: ||Jul. 31, 1808|
|Death: ||Oct. 26, 1901|
Lake City Graphic, Lake City, IA; Nov. 14, 1901
Grandpa Moulds died Saturday evening about 8 o'clock. The funeral was held from the Christian church Tuesday at 1:30 o'clock and interment made in Mt. Zion cemetery. The sermon was preached by Rev,. Mr. Humphry, of Galesburg, assisted by Rev. Mr. Downie, of Wenona, and Rev. Mr. Withee, of our town.
John Moulds was born in Cambridgeshire, England, July 31, 1808; died at Flanagan, Ill, Oct. 26, 1901, aged 93 years, 2 months and 26 days. He was married to Sarah Howitt, August 4th , 1830, she died Sept. 17, 1885. To this union were born 15 children, of which eight sons and three daughters lived to reach the age of manhood and womanhood. He came with his family to the United States in 1853, and settled near Detroit, Michigan; moving to Marshall county, Ill., in 1855, in which and adjoining counties he lived until his death. He leaves surviving him eight children, viz: John, William, Charles, Isaac, George, Thomas, Alfred, Emma; 32 grand children. 45 great-grand children, 3 great-great grand children.
He was married to Elizabeth Richardson Apirl 11, 1886; she died June 5, 1891. He was again married April 12, 1893, to Sarah J. Harris who survives him.
He united with the Particular Baptist church in England about 70 years ago and served the church as deacon over 40 years.
Six of the surviving sons acted as pall bearers at the funeral.
Among those in attendance from a distance were John Farr and family, W. S. Rustin and wife, John Lopeman and family, Mrs. Henry Norman, Mrs. Chas. Puffer, Geo. Noel and Family, Mrs. S. Headly and son, Leonard Howitt and family; Granpa Sansom, George Moulds and family. Saunemin; Mrs. Moulds and Fryer, J. Richardson and family, Pontiac; Alfred Moulds, Tom Moulds, W. E. Moulds and family Lake city Iowa; Elder Humphrey, Galesburg, Ill; John Litchfield and wife, Geo. Jordon and wife, Mrs. Parker, Toluca; Ben Pope and wife, Sam Richardon and wife, John Powell, Wm. Guy, Minonk; Mrs. Henry Sutton and son, Rutland; D. H. Moulds, Wolcott, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Colehower, Long Point. – The Home Times, Flanagan, Ill. Nov. 1, 1901
Also on the same page next column: Camp Creek
Thomas Moulds received word Thursday morning that his father, of Ill., was very sick, so Thomas and Albert Moulds accompanied by their nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Moulds, left Thursday night to be with their father during his last hours; he is 93 years of age.
Sarah Howitt Moulds (____ - 1885)
Sarah J Overmire Moulds (1828 - 1917)*
Elizabeth Rose Moulds (1813 - 1891)*
William Moulds (1833 - 1920)*
Charles Moulds (1835 - 1923)*
Johnathan Isaac Moulds (1837 - 1908)*
Elizabeth Richardson Moulds (1838 - 1911)*
Henry Moulds (1840 - 1892)*
Thomas Moulds (1848 - 1936)*
Alfred Moulds (1849 - 1926)*
Mount Zion Cemetery
Created by: Burt
Record added: Jan 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23682982
Added: Sep. 24, 2013
With thanks for the travails and perseverance of my great-great-great-grandfather. RIP John.|
Added: Nov. 19, 2012