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 Samuel Ralston Morehead

Samuel Ralston Morehead

Birth
Holidays Cove, Hancock County, West Virginia, USA
Death 8 Nov 1919 (aged 83)
White County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA
Plot North Side Block 156 Lot 4
Memorial ID 100129014 · View Source
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Frankfort, Kansas, Index
Monday, November 10, 1919


Samuel Morehead was born at Holliday
Cove, West Virginia on August 31, 1836
and died at Armstrong Springs, Arkansas
on November 7, 1919 at the age of 83 years
2 months and 6 days.

In 1861 he came to Leavenworth, Kansas,
and on May 31, 1861, he enlisted in the
Civil War, serving for 3 years and 15 days
in the 1st regiment Co. K. Kansas Infantry
and on June 16, 1864 he was honorably
discharged.

For the next twenty years Mr. Morehead
was engaged in various occupations,
residing for longer or shorter times in
Onedia, Robinson, Morrill and Beattie,
Kansas, and for a time on a farm in
Beaver county. He was postmaster at
Robinson and at another time he spent
several years in the government service
in freighting between Fort Leavenworth
and Denver and Salt Lake City.

Mr. Morehead moved to Frankfort over
thirty years ago, where he had lived
until about a year ago when he went to
Armstrong Springs, Arkansas, where
he passed away.

He was a member of the Henderson Post
G.A.R. of Frankfort.

He is survived by his wife, one sister, 93
and living in Westville, Ohio and the
following children, Henry Morehead
and Andy Morehead, Huron, Kansas,
Charles Morehead, Robinson, Kansas,
Samuel Morehead, Armstrong, Arkansas,
Mrs. Mary Harrison, Marysville, Kansas,
Mrs. Cora Ferris and Mrs. J.A. Murphy,
Frankfort, Kansas, Mrs. Jennie Harrison,
Huron, Kansas, Mrs. Lucy Scott, Marshall,
Missouri, Mrs. Clara Gladden, Newkirk,
Oklahoma; also thirty-seven grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist
Episcopal church at 3:00 p.m. with Rev.
O.K. Hobson officiating.

Burial was in the Willow Hill Cemetery,
Frankfort, Kansas.



Inscription

Civil War Veteran - Co K 1st Kansas Inf.


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  • Created by: Mike
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100129014
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Ralston Morehead (31 Aug 1836–8 Nov 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100129014, citing Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mike (contributor 47959536) .