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Mack. On the 25th October, 1876, Brevet Colonel Oscar A. Mack. Lieutenant Col., 21st regiment, U.S. Infantry. Funeral from the Church of the Epiphany on Friday, October 27, at 2 p.m. (unknown newspaper, unknown source - sub. by C. Mechling)

MAJOR – William was born in Longford co, Ireland, on 24 Dec 1800. He came to America in 1830 and settled in Shelby co, near the mouth of Conn’s Creek, where he resided until the time of his death; was married to Miss Eliza Vanpelt, 14 July 1836, with whom he lived until her death, which occurred 26 Nov 1862. He was the father of 9 children, 3 of whom preceded him to the spirit land, leaving 6 to mourn his loss. He joined the United Brethren Church and in 1869 transferred his membership to MECS. He left his home last June to spend a few days with his son who resides in Shelbyville, and while there he was stricken and death came 6 Aug 1877 (good eulogy). – EB Evans
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 20 Aug. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

MALLORY – Laura Edmons was born in Rochester, NY, 24 Oct 1804. At the age of 19 years she was married to JT Mallory, who has preceded her to the tomb several years. In the year 1820 she removed with her husband to Fulton co, Ill. She joined the MECS in Canton and lived a consistent member of the same until her death, 28 Dec 1877. – JY Busbey
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 16 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

MANN – Laura M, one of the most influential members of the Church in Gallatin station, died 5 Aug 1877. She was a consort of Bro EM Mann … Our Heavenly Father had seen fit in his providence to remove all her children – three in number – to that blessed shore, to await the mother’s coming. (long eulogy) – JA Mumpower
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 17 Oct. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

MARTINDALE – Melissa was born in Washington Co., Mo, 28 Aug 1850, and died 2 June 1877. She united with the MECS in 1865 and was united in marriage with AB Martindale on 13 June 1872. She has been called from her bereaved husband and 3 little children to her home above … She committed her babes to the care of good friends … - TJ Lightfoot
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879;2 July 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Marvin, Bishop Enoch Mather - Resolution by the QC for Carthage Webb City circuits, SW MO Conference, 15 Dec 1877 - We can not express in words at the intelligence of the sudden death of our beloved Bishop Marvin, which sad event occurred at his residence In the city of St Louis on the 26th ult...Also a Resolution regarding the death of Dr. Bledsoe. - W Harris, W J Pollard & L Garner
(Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on December 26, 1877. Transcribed by Barbara Z.)

Died – Bishop Marvin of the M. E. Church South, died at his residence in St. Louis, Missouri, Nov. the 26th.
The East Oregonian (Pendleton, OR) – Saturday, December 15, 1877
Submitted by Jim Dezotell

A St. Louis Prize Fighter Killed
St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 12 – Henry Massey, the colored prize fighter, was shot and instantly killed yesterday by Nelson Casey, a driver of a garbage wagon. The tragedy occurred at a tenement house where both men live with their families. Casey, who claims that he shot Massey in defense of this wife, went to the Four Courts and gave himself up.
(The Langston City Herald, Langston City, O. T. December 21, 1895. Transcribed by Dale Donlon)

MATTHEWS – Mrs Elvira Isabella (Winchester), relict of the late Milton S Matthews, died at her residence in Columbia, Mo, 23 June 1877, in her 49th year. She joined the Methodist Church about 1850, at the time of her marriage, and lived a holy life … Her husband and four children went before her to heaven. She leaves five children with us. – GW Horn
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 2 July 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

McCORMACK – Harvey W, son of William H & MJ McCormack, was born in Ralls co, Mo, 28 May 1860, and died in Shelbyville, Ky, 15 Aug 1877 … His funeral was preached in the Methodist Church in Shelbyville and then his remains were laid away in the beautiful cemetery … -- R
ORR – Emma, youngest child of Rev AM & NA Orr, was born in Brown co, Ill, 19 Oct 1873, and died 28 Aug 1877. – JY Busbey

McCORMACK - on Sat. Oct.26, 1901, ? o'clock p.m., James P. McCormack, beloved husband of Cindia McCormack (nee Boyer), son of Margaret, brother of John F., Edward C. and William T. McCormack, aged 42 yrs. The funeral will take place Tues. the 29th at 8:30 a.m. from family residence, nO. 1718 Coleman St. to St. Teresa's Church then to Calvary Cemetery.
TUMOR CAUSED HIS DEATH. JAMES P. mCcORMACK, General manager or the Stock Department of the Schwab Clothing Co., died at the Mullanphy hospital sAT. at 7 p.m.  after an illness of six weeks. Six weeks ago Mr. McCormack complained of a pain in the region of his heart and was compelled to go home. He felt worse next day and Mr. Schwab induced him to go to the hospital for through examination.The physicians discovered a cancerous tumor in his left breast of such malignant nature that his case was regarded hopeless. An operation would have afforded no relief and would be extremely dangerous, and it was not under taken.
Mr. McCormack lived at No. 1718 Coleman St. his widow and three children survive him. The funeral will take place tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock from St. Teresa's Church to Calvary Cemetery
(The St. Louis Republic. (St. Louis, Mo.) October 28, 1901. Transcribed by Nancy Mayo)

McDANIEL – Dinah, wife of Amos McDaniel, died in Bakersfield, Ca, 11 Nov 1877, aged 58 yrs 1 mo 21 das. She was born in Ky, 21 Sept 1819. She joined the ME Church in 1844, at Pleasant Grove Camp Ground, on the Boonville circuit, Mo Conference, and was married the following year. They moved to Ca in 1875, arriving at Bakersfield the 2nd of Oct … May the God of all comfort sustain the bereaved ones. – JH Peters
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 19 Dec. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Frances V. McDonald, wife of Dennis McDonald, died at the home of her son, Dr. D. McDonald, St. Louis Co., at age of 70 years, 9mos.  The remains were brought to St. Charles, interment was in the city cemetery.  Rev. J. Y. Blakey, of the Clay St. Meth. Church officiating.  She was born in Berkley Co., Va., May 1811, came to Missouri with husband in 1836, and settled near St. Charles.  Lived with her son after husband’s death.  Services were Feb. 19th.
(Source: St. Charles Journal, Jan. 1882. Submitted by Joanne Scobee Morgan)

McFARLAND – Helen E, dau of AB & SJ McFarland, departed this life in Butler, Mo, 7 July 1877, aged 10 yrs 7 mos. – Charlie T. McFarland
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 23 July 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

McFARLAND – Willie A, a son of AB & SJ McFarland, died at the residence of his father, in Butler, Mo, 6 Jan 1878 … He will exist in the memory of his family & friends. – CT McFarland
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 23 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

McGRATH – Mrs Sarah died at Shelbyville, Ky, 10 Oct 1877, in the 91st year of her age. The decd was the dau of George & Sarah McGehee Cardwell, who removed from Charlotte co, Va, to Shelby co, Ky, in 1796; was married to Robert McGrath, 20 Nov 1806, and united with the MEC in Dec 1812 … -- JCG
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 31 Oct. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Name of Deceased: McKee
Newspaper: Daily Missouri Republican, St. Louis, MO
Date: Fri. June 25, 1841
Submitters Name: Candi

Obit: Drowned - A man by the name on McKee, was drowned in Fever {looks like that] River, just below this place, on Monday last. he was in a canoe and in attempting to reach his hat, which had dropped into the water, fell out. His body was found and decently interred. He was a foreigner and ?? believe a single man. - Gal?? Adv.

MEYERS, Miss Cornelis - died 15 Aug. 1857 in her 21st year at her father's residence in St. Louis Co. She was a native of Montgomery Co., Va. [Source: "Missouri Pioneers County & Genealogical Records," vol. XVIII by Nadine Hodges and Mrs. Howard Woodruff; March 1973; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

died at his residence in Chautauqua co., Kans, 14 July 1877. He was born near Hawsville Hancock co, Ky; joined the MECS in the 26th year of his age. He moved from Ky to Mo, and from Mo to Ill, and Ill to Kans. He was married to Miss Ellen R Turner, of Mo, 18 Jan 1857. He leaves her and 7 children to mourn his death. He had 3 children that preceded him to the better land. His end was full of grace and peace. – WE Broadhurst
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 30 July 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

MITCHELL – Campbell, son of Cowan & Ellen Mitchell, was born in Lawrence co, Mo, 2 Mar 1848, and departed this life 9 Aug 1877. His father moved to northern Kans in 1858, and from there to Montana in 1869, and settled in Bettenort Valley … He was happily converted at a protracted meeting held at Corvallis, in Feb 1874 and joined the MECS. Late Aug Bettenort Valley was invaded by a band of hostile Indians under Joseph. Bro M felt that it was his duty to go with his comrades, who volunteered to join Gen Gibbon, in pursuit of the savages, and fell in the battle of Big Hole. He was a brace noble hearted man, and after he was wounded severely (while removing the body of an officer from the field) he remained at his post, and by his courage rendered efficient service in the battle … His loss is most deeply felt by his afflicted father and mother and sister. – EJ Stanley
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 23 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Name of Deceased: Margaret Dillon Mitchell
Newspaper: abstracted from Daily Missouri Republican, St. Louis, MO.
Date: July 01, 1841
Submitters Name: Candi

Obit: It is with unfeigned sorrow that we announce the decease of Margaret Dillon Mitchell, wife of John F. Mitchell, aged 23 years- which melancholy event took place this morning at 3 o'clock. ...has her doating husband, mother and sisters, been prematurely deprived of a fond treasure.

C. Max Mock, 73, of 8917 Tudor, St. Louis, Mo., died February 4, in DePaul Hospital in St. Louis.  He was born Aug. 7, 1911 in Randolph County, Ark., the son of the late Gus and Ella Long Mock.
He is survived by his wife, Geneva Jenkins Mock, and a daughter, Sharon Mock of St. Louis; three brothers, Clyde and Joseph Liburn Mock of St. Louis and Richard Mock of Edmond, Okla.  He was preceded in death by another brother, Leecil D. Mock.
The Mock family was reared in the Brakebill-Ingram community (of Randolph County, AR).  They have lived in the St. Louis area for many years.  Max Mock owned and operated his own real estate and insurance agency for 45 years in the St. Louis area.  He was also a member of the Masonic Order of Bridgeton Lodge No. 80 and the Order of the Eastern Star, Bridgeton Chapter No. 266 for 36 years.  He and his wife celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 21, 1984.
Funeral services were held February 7, at 10:00 a.m. in Alexander and Sons Guardian Mortuary with Rev. L. Wesley Jones officiating.  Burial followed in Mount Lebanon Cemetery in St. Louis with Alexander Mortuary in charge. 
--Pocahontas (AR) Star Herald, Mar 14, 1985; submitted by Freda Roberts

CHARLES DUMMER MOODY. Born, Dec. 13, 1836, Jacksonville, Ill. Son of David J. and Harriet (Dummer) Moody. Before entering college, Mr. Moody practiced civil engineering at Lowell, Mass. After graduation at Dartmouth he moved to Beardstown, Ill., where he studied and practiced law with his uncle, Judge Henry E. Dummer. He then spent a year and a half at Sulphur Springs, Mo., and then went to St. Louis, in 1866. He devoted the rest of his life to patent law, and the soliciting of patents. In 1860 he received from Governor Yates, of Illinois, a commission as captain of volunteers, but greatly to his own regret he was obliged by family circumstances to resign the position.
Died, May 29, 1894, of congestion of the bowels, at Webster Groves, Mo.
Married, Catharine A. Twining, 1863.
Source is: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1901-1902, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.


Continued to Make Carriages
When Brother Began
Producing Automobiles
John Corydon Moon, president of the Landis Machine Co. and former carriage manufacturer, died early today of arterio-sclerosis at his home, 1 Westmoreland Place. Mr. Moon, who was 80 years old, had been ill since last August, when he suffered an attack while attending the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago. Always in business for himself, Mr. Moon started as a photographer at Barry, Ill. He later bought and sold buggies there and operated a livery business. In 1882, with his brother, Joseph W. Moon, who later became an automobile manufacturer, he organized the Moon Bros. Carriage Co., for the wholesale manufacture of carriages.

Not in Auto Company
Mr. Moon, who never owned any stock in the Moon Motor Co., continued the carriage business after his brother went into automobile manufacturing. The carriage concern was dissolved about two years ago. At the time of his death, Mr. Moon was also president of the Mutual Wheel Co., of Moline, Ill, a concern formed by several carriage manufacturers. He was former president of the Moon-Hopkins Billing Machine Co., which was purchased by the Burroughs Adding Machine Co. in 1921, and moved to the Burroughs factory in Detroit. The Landis Co. makes shoe-repair machinery. Born in Brown County, Ohio, he was educated in Ohio public schools. He was married in 1880 to Miss Lelia M. Davis of Barry. She died in 1927. Surviving are his daughter, Mrs. Maude M. Lee, who resides at the Westmoreland address, and three sisters, Mrs. Alfred Moberly of St. Louis, Mrs. Thomas Coffman of Barry and Mrs. Martha Matthews of Buford, O. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon with interment in a family mausoleum in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Note: Brackets mine.
[St. Louis Missouri Newspaper, Nov. 21, 1933. submitted by CKPalko]

Was head of the Moon Motor Car Co. and Two Other Concerns
Joseph W. Moon, 68 years old of 24 Washington Terrace, president of the Moon Motor Car Co., died from hardening of the arteries at his home at 8:45 o’clock last night. He had been ill for a year, and during the last month was in bed. He was also president of the Joseph W. Moon Buggy Co., and the vice president of the Scheler Implement Co. of Moline, Illinois. He was born in Brown County, O. and came to St. Louis in 1882 with his brother, John Corydon Moon. They began the manufacture of vehicles under the firm name of Moon Bros. Carriage Co. Ten years later he organized the Joseph W. Moon Buggy Co. and went in business for himself. In 1907 he organized the motor car company that bears his name and began the manufacture of automobiles. This plant was turned over to the Government for shell production when the United States entered the war and had contracts aggregating about $5,000,000 when the armistice was signed. Moon owned the controlling interest in both firms of which he was president. His wife [Rebecca Wood] died four years ago. He is survived by two sons, Stanley now on the way home from the naval aviation forces abroad; Lieut. Earl J. Moon of the Motor Transport Corps stationed at San Francisco and one daughter, Mrs. Stewart McDonald, who made her home with him. Three sisters and two brothers also survive, Mrs. Alfred Moberly, St. Louis; Mrs. T. C. Cauffman [Coffman] , Barry, Illinois; Mrs. Martha Matthews, Buford, O., and John C. Moon of St. Louis who is president of the Landis Machine and Moon-Hopkins Billing Machine companies and of the Mutual Wheel Co. of Moline.
Note: Brackets mine.
[St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Feb. 12, 1919. submitted by CKPalko]

LEILA (DAVIS) MOON , 72, wife of John C. Moon, and former Barry (Ill.) woman, died at her home in St. Louis, Missouri (Dec. 8, 1927), after a few days illness of pneumonia. Leila May Davis, daughter of Samuel and Clara Davis, was born May 1, 1854, and she grew to beautiful womanhood and on January 1, 1880, was united in marriage to J. C. Moon of Cincinnati, Ohio and to this union one daughter, Mrs. Maude Lee, was born. Mrs. Lee was her mother’s constant companion for the past six years. In 1882 the family moved to St. Louis, where Mr. Moon engaged in business and where they have since resided.
Note: Brackets mine
[Source: Illinois Newspaper submitted by CKPalko]

MORRIS – EB was born in Butler co, Ky, 3 July 1806; married to LT Morris, 27 Sept 1827; emigrated with her husband to Lewis co, Mo, in 1828; professed religion and joined the Baptist Church in 1838, but shortly after withdrew and joined the Methodist Church. In the fall of 1858 she moved to Collins co, Texas, where she died 18 Aug 1877. – WP Baxter
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 7 Nov. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Kitty Morris was found dead in her room in St. Louis a few days ago, as the result of an overdose of morphine, of which drug she was a habitual consumer.  It was not thought she intended to commit suicide.
[COLE COUNTY DEMOCRAT, Jefferson City, 12 Sept. 1884, p1 c4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]

Name of Deceased:  Mrs. Missouri Mulligan
Newspaper: Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday,
Date: December 23, 1852
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: DIED.--In St. Louis, on the 5th inst., of Erysipelas, Mrs. Missouri Mulligan, aged 33 years and eight months, daughter of the late Wm.
Cabeen, of old Chariton, Mo.

MUNCY – Nancy E, wife of William S Muncy, died near Gosneyville, Clay co, Mo. She was born in Wythe co, Va, 1 Feb 1816. She died as she had lived … Her funeral was preached on 8 Sept to a large congregation. May our heavenly father sustain her aged companion. – CW Watts (Richmond Xian Advocate please copy)
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 26 Sept. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

MYRES – Rev David L was born 20 Jan 1810, and departed this life 26 Nov 1877, aged 66 yrs 10 mos 6 das. He was converted to God in 1833, and was licensed to exhort in the city of St Louis in the year 1845; was ordained a deacon in 1852, and ordained as elder in 1856. He was in the traveling connection in the St Louis Conference. During the war he transferred to the Il Conf and remained for 4 or 5 years. He located in 1868. He leaves a wife & four children, one of whom lives somewhere in Ill. The other 3 are with their mother in Palmyra, Mo. – WA Tarwater
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 19 Dec. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)
St. Louis, Nov. 7 – Christ Mueller and Mrs. Kittering were fatally burned by a fire in a two story brick tenement, on Grove street, this afternoon.  Loss, $8,000.
The East Oregonian (Pendleton, OR) – Saturday, November 16, 1878
Jim Dezotell

Myers, Paul G.
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Fri. Oct. 6, 1972.  Beloved husband of Mary A. Myers, death father of Carol Thomas and Terry Myers, dear son of Everett and the late Clara Myers, dear brother of Sr. Celester, Everett Jr., Al. Francis and Hugh Myers our dear son in law, borther in law, uncle and cousin.  Funeral Mon. Oct. 9, 8:30 a.m. from  Jay B. Smither Funeral Home, 7436 Manchester Ave. to Little Flower Church, Boland and Arch Terr.  Interment National Cemetery, DEceased was a member of B.RA.C. Sunset Lodge., Source: St. Louis Post Dispatch, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 8, 1972, submitted by: Mary Weigandt

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