1822 - 1896 (73 years)
||Gibson, Thomas Alan  |
||27 Aug 1822
||Lisenby Cemetery, Lane, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
||22 Aug 2023 |
||Mosteller, Rebecca Jane, b. 16 Oct 1827, Butler County, Ohio, USA , d. 1912, Forest City, Mason County, Illinois, USA (Age 84 years) |
||2 Aug 1849
||Sangamon County, Illinois, USA [1, 2, 3]
||22 Aug 2023 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Thomas Alan Gibson was born near Oxford, Ohio. Moved to near Greencastle, Indiana where he had some college education. He later moved to Sangamon Co., IL. where he married Rebecca Mosteller. Thomas and Rebecca lived on the Thomas Mosteller 80 acres for a while as Thomas had bought 80 acres in Menard Co., IL. just across the county line from his father. Thomas and Rebecca moved to about 1/2 mile northwest of Forest City in 1866 where he remained until he died in 1896. [Thomas was buried in Forest City, IL. in Lisenby Cemetery.]
- [S3094] History of the early settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois, John Power (Reliability: 2), 21 Aug 2023.
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
- [S1009] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriageSearch) (Reliability: 3).
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900
GIBSON, THOMAS A/ MOSTELLER, REBECCA JANE 08/02/1849 / SANGAMON
Researched by Thurmon King
- [S1800] Illinois, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1791-1850, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 20 Aug 2020.
Name: Rebecca Jane Mosteller
Spouse: Thomas A. Gibson
Marriage Date: 2 Aug 1849
Marriage County: Sangamon
Researched by Ted Smith