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 Moses Tam

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Moses Tam

  • Birth 29 Jul 1835 Columbiana County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 4 Nov 1897 Indiana, USA
  • Burial Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 59270196

Huntington County, Indiana History and Families 1834-1993 page 385-386


In 1852 James Tam came to Rock Creek Twp. with his second wife, Rebecca McNutt and his 17 year old son Moses. James and Rebecca are buried in the Four Mile Cemetery.

Moses married Margaret Hoag. They were the parents of six children, one of which was Marquis Marlboro Tam.

Tam Family History by Fred J. Tam

"Moses Tam was the first of the four children of James and his wife, Rebecca (McNutt) Tam. He was the only son... He remained with his parents until he twenty-four years of age.... has three sisters: Rachel, Sabina, and Rebecca....On June 19, 1859, Moses married Miss Margaret Hoag of Onondago County, New York....In 1859...Moses bought thirty acres of land, and he and his wife, Margaret, lived on it for six years. He then purchased one hundred sixty acres one mile east of Rockcreek and by thrift and industry, made it one of the most productive, and best improved stock and grain farms in that part of the country. It was on this farm that Moses and his wife raised their family, and it was here that he died November 4, 1897..."

1850 US Census Residence: Butler, Columbiana, Ohio

Parent of six children: Rosaltha, Naxareta E, Marquis Marlboro, Cora B, Frederick B., and Elsie.

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  • Created by: Nannette Huffman
  • Added: 27 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59270196
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Moses Tam (29 Jul 1835–4 Nov 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59270196, citing Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Nannette Huffman (contributor 47361097) .