Mosteller, Thomas

Mosteller, Thomas

Male 1807 - 1881  (73 years)

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  • Name Mosteller, Thomas  [1
    Born 8 Oct 1807  Butler County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1876  Pleasant Plains, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 22 Feb 1881  [1
    Buried Richland Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant Plains, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I4110  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2023 

    Father Mosteller, Christopher,   b. Abt 1781, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, Salisbury, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Sackett, Phebe,   b. Abt 1787, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1863, Salisbury, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Bef 20 Dec 1805  Butler County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 6 children 
     1. Mosteller, Thomas,   b. 8 Oct 1807, Butler County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1881  (Age 73 years)
     2. Mosteller, Dorcas,   b. 15 Jun 1810, Butler County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1891  (Age 80 years)
     3. Mosteller, Aaron Phineas,   b. 10 May 1820, Union County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1883, Girard, Crawford County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +4. Mosteller, George Sackett,   b. 9 Nov 1822, Franklin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1904, Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Mosteller, Samuel,   b. 1824,   d. 1844  (Age 20 years)
     6. Mosteller, Rebecca Jane,   b. 16 Oct 1827, Butler County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, Forest City, Mason County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     
    Family ID F1724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Morris, Charlotte,   b. Cal 26 Oct 1810,   d. 2 Mar 1865, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1827  Franklin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Mosteller, Alice J.,   b. 29 Nov 1829, Butler County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1876  (Age 47 years)
     2. Mosteller, Phoebe A.,   b. Abt 1830, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1845  (Age ~ 15 years)
     3. Mosteller, Dorcas Ann,   b. 14 Feb 1832, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1895, Chula Vista, San Diego County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Mosteller, James,   b. 5 Dec 1833, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1863, Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    +5. Mosteller, Dr. Edward Charles,   b. 22 Jun 1841, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     6. Mosteller, Dr. Martin S.,   b. 21 Apr 1843, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     7. Mosteller, John H. A.,   b. 21 Apr 1847, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     8. Mosteller, Eliza W.,   b. 19 Jun 1852,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2023 
    Family ID F1741  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1807 - Butler County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jul 1827 - Franklin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mosteller, Alice J. - 29 Nov 1829 - Butler County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mosteller, Phoebe A. - Abt 1830 - Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mosteller, Dorcas Ann - 14 Feb 1832 - Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mosteller, James - 5 Dec 1833 - Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mosteller, Dr. Edward Charles - 22 Jun 1841 - Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mosteller, Dr. Martin S. - 21 Apr 1843 - Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mosteller, John H. A. - 21 Apr 1847 - Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Pleasant Plains, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Richland Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant Plains, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Thomas and his wife Charlotte moved with his parents to Ohio, where they had two children, and came in the spring of 1830 to Sangamon Co., IL., where six children were born.

      In 1876; living at Pleasant Plains. He remembers being present on Richland creek when Abraham Lincoln was waiting to make a speech. Josiah Grady said: "Lincoln, thay have the story in circulation that you are a Deist." Mr Lincoln immediately answered: "That is not so: my father was an old Baptist, and taught me to believe in the Christian religion, and I do belleve in it as much as anybody; but I confess I have no religion."
      Source: [Power, John Carroll; History of the Early Settlers Sangamon County, Illinois.; "Centennial Record.", 1876;pages 535-536.]
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      Find A Grave Memorial
      Thomas Mosteller
      Birth: Oct. 8, 1807; Butler County, Ohio, USA
      Death: Feb. 21, 1881
      Burial:
      Richland Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant Plains, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA

      73yrs 4mo 13days
      married Charlotte Morris July 21, 1827 in Franklin Co., Ind.

      Created by: Marge
      Record added: Mar 12, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 18365556
      Headstone picture added by: RamblinRose

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 18365556 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3094] History of the early settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois, John Power (Reliability: 2), 21 Aug 2023.
      Pages 535–536

      MOSTELLER, CHRISTOPHER, was born in Buncombe county, North Carolina, went to Butler county, Ohio, when a young man; and was there married to Phoebe Sackett. They had two children in that county, and moved to Union county, Ind., where they had two children; returned to Butler county, Ohio, and from there came to Sangamon county, Ill., arriving in the spring of 1830, in what is now Salisbury township. Of their children—

      THOMAS, born Oct. 8, 1807, in Butler county, Ohio, was married in Franklin county, Ind., July 21, 1827, to Charlotte Morris. They moved with his parents to Ohio, where they had two children, and came in the spring of 1830 to Sangamon county, where six children were born. Of their eight children—PHOEBE A. died, aged fifteen years. ALICE J., born Nov. 29, 1829, in Butler county, Ohio, was married Dec. 4, 1845 to Job Davenport. See his name. DORCAS, born Feb. 14, 1832, in Sangamon county, married Dr. Francis T. Antle. They had four children: Harriet died in 1874; Thomas P., Iona O. and Mary Ella live with their parents, in Petersburg, Ill. JAMES, born Dec. 5, 1833, in Sangamon county, enlisted in 1862, in Co. F, 114th Ill. Inf., for three years, and died of disease, near Vicksburg, Miss., Sept. 18, 1863. His remains were buried at the Baptist cemetery in Cartwright township. EDWARD C., born June 22, 1841, in Sangamon county, enlisted in 1861 in Co. A, 10th Ill. Cav., for three years, and was discharged on account of physical disability. He was married in Kansas to Love B. Holladay. She died, and E.C. Mosteller was married again in Iowa, and has one child. He studied medicine, and attended one course of lectures at Rush Medical College, Chicago, Ill., graduated at the Eclectic Medical Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, and is practicing his profession at Adelphia, Polk county, Iowa. MARTIN S., born April 21, 1843, in Sangamon county, was married Oct. 4, 1864, to Sarah M. Antle, in Petersburg. They had four children: Frankie H. died April 7, 1869, in Macon county, Ill.; Freddie F., Albert A. and Maud M. live with their parents. M.S. Mosteller is a graduate of the Eclectic Medical Institute at Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a practicing physician at Pleasant Plains, Ill. JOHN H.A., born April 21, 1847, in Sangamon county, enlisted in 1862, for three years, in Co. F, 114th Ill. Inf., and was discharged on account of physical disability in Aug., 1863. He re-enlisted in 1864 in Co. D, 33rd Ill. Inf.; served to the close of the rebellion, and was honorably discharged in 1865. He lives at Tallula, Menard county, Ill. ELIZA W., born June 19, 1852, was married in Petersburg to Thomas Davis. He is a telegraph operator, and lives at Vandalia, Audrain county, Mo. Mrs. Charlotte Mosteller died March 2, 1865, and Thomas Mosteller lives now—1876—at Pleasant Plains. He remembers being present on Richland creek when Abraham Lincoln was waiting to make a speech. Josiah Grady said: "Lincoln, they have a story in circulation that you are a Deist." Mr. Lincoln immediately answered: "That is not so: my father was an old Baptist, and taught me to believe in the Christian religion, and I do believe in it as much as anybody; but I confess I have no religion."

      DORCAS, born June 15, 1810, in Butler county, Ohio, was married Sept. 18, 1835, in Illinois, to Benjamin McElwain. They are without family, and live in Petersburg, Menard county, Illinois.

      SAMUEL died in 1844.

      AARON P., born May, 1820, in Union county, Indiana, was married in 1845 in Sangamon county, Ill., to Emily Campbell. They had six children. JANE, born in 1846, was married to Thomas Gorrell. They are without family, and live in Crawford county, Kansas. GEORGE W., born in 1848, married Mary Lindsay. They have two living children, and live in Crawford county, Kansas. LOUIS, born in 1850, is unmarried, and lives in Kansas. ANN, born in 1853, died, aged ten years. JOHN C., born in 1856, is unmarried, and lives in Kansas. LAURA, born in 1861, died, aged two years. A.P. Mosteller moved to Kansas in 1861, where Mrs. Emily Mosteller died Dec. 8, 1872. A.P. Mosteller was married Feb. 8, 1874, to Mrs. Mary Hooper, and lives at Osage mission, Neosho county, Kansas.

      GEORGE S., born Nov. 9, 1822, in Franklin county, Ind., was married in Mason county, Ill., Nov., 1856, to Martha Simmons, who died without family in March, 1858. G.S. Mosteller was married Nov., 1860, to Roxana Reese. They have three living children, FRANK, MARY and IDA, and live at Forest City, Mason county, Illinois.

      REBECCA, born Oct. 16, 1827, in Butler county, Ohio, was married Aug. 2, 1849, in Illinois, to Thomas A. Gibson. They had two children. GEORGE L., born Oct., 1850, lives with his parents. JOHN died in his ninth year. T.A. Gibson and family live in Forest City, Illinois.

      Christopher Mosteller died in 1844, and his widow married Rev. John Antle. She died August, 1863; both in Salisbury, Sangamon county, Illinois.

      Ascii version of text from https://sackettfamily.info/power.htm


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