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St. Clair County, Missouri

William Mason Moore Family

Back row, left to right: Ida, Laura, Lula, Elnora.
Middle row, left to right: Katie and Wilmer.
Bottom row, left to right: Ruth, William Mason, Eliza Ann (Hoshaw), Rena.

According to family history (oral) William Mason Moore and wife Fannie Fry left Hardy County, Virginia on horseback to Fountain
County, Indiana. He was born 13 Feb 1804 but we are not sure where. His wife Fanny Fry was born 4 Sept 1817.
They were married 4 Dec 1834 in Hardy County, Virginia. Both were born in Virginia according to census records.
Their oldest son, Benjamin F. Moore was born 15 April 1836 in Fountain County, Indiana.
Mary Jane Moore was born on 2 Nov 1837 in Indiana. She died 15 Sept. 1839.
The Moores came to St. Clair County, Mo. in Oct 1838.
Rebecca Ann Moore was born 22 May 1840 in Missouri.
Sarah Frances Moore was born 8 April 1843.
Henry Thomas Moore was born 4 Nov 1844.
* William Mason Moore was born 10 March 1848 in Roscoe Twp. He married Eliza Ann Hoshaw, (daughter of Judge Mayfield Hoshaw
and Betsy Ann Nichols) on 19 Sept 1876 in St. Clair County, Mo. See photo above.
Lucy Virginia Moore was born 8 March 1850.
Eliza Adaline Moore was born 19 Jan 1851.
Amanda Belzora Moore was born 26 Oct. 1852. She died 26 April 1876.

Children of William Mason & Eliza Ann (Hoshaw) Moore:
Charley Mason (Tobe), born 18 July 1876 Rosceo Twp.; died 16 Oct. 1880 Roscoe Twp.
Ida May, born 8 Feb 1878 Roscoe, Mo.; died 15 Sept. 1966 Walthill, Thurston, NE. She married Emmett Ramsour on 24 Feb 1900
in Missouri.
Lula Loretta, born Nov 1879 in Missouri.
Laura Francis, born 13 Oct 1881 Roscoe, Mo.; died 10 Oct 1961 Eldorado, KS. She married Elgin Elizah Cooper on 18 May 1907.
Elnora Ellen, born 13 April 1883 Roscoe, Missouri.
Wilmer Mason, born 10 Nov 1884 Roscoe, Missouri; died 9 May 1961 Hyannis, Grant, NE. Buried in Roscoe Cemetery, St. Clair Co., Mo.
Katie Ann, born 17 Feb 1887 Roscoe, Mo.; died 28 Dec 1986 Billings, MT. She married Thomas Oscar Rickman 18 Nov 1906 in
Trinidad, Las Animas, CO.
Ruth Maranda, born 18 May 1889; died July 1983 Walthill, NE. She married Dean Hudson Reynolds 19 Oct 1908 Onawa, Monona, Iowa.
Rena Belle, born 11 April 1881; died 4 July 1980 in Bozeman, MT. She married Walter Jenkins.


Submitted by:  Anita Simonsen