William Moyer, 8 North 50 West


William claimed a quarter in section 23, 8N 50W in 1891.

William and Laura Moyer divorced in Denver in 1900.

He might be the William Moyer
In 1900 Denver, William Moyer is a day laborer, born December 1862 in Indiana, single, in a rooming house.

William Moyer was elected constable of Llanos township, Sherman County, Kansas in 1906.

In 1910 Sherman County, Kansas, William is farming, 47, second marriage of four years, with Eva 33 and Samuel R. 2.

In 1920 Weld County, William is 56, born in Indiana, a railroad laborer, with Eva 43 born in Kansas.

William's mother Sarah had married Alonzo A. Wheeler on July 13, 1891, recorded in Denver, and in 1910 Denver Sarah was widowed, 65, living with daughter Bessie Taylor 29, married 13 years to teamster Emmerson Taylor, 33 born in Ohio. Violet 12, Willie 11 and Bennie 7 were born in Colorado.

Alonzo Wheeler died in Denver May 10, 1893, to be buried in Fairmount cemetery.

In 1920 Evans, Colorado, Sarah J. Wheeler is 2isoed, 65, living alone, between two other elderly households.
Emerson H. Taylor and Bessie J. Moyer had married July 4, 1896 in Elbert County, Colorado.
Bessie Taylor died April 3, 1953 in Clackamas County, Oregon,

"Last Monday night, October 20, at the home of her son, Benjamin F. Moyer, in this city, occurred the death of Mrs. Sarah Jane Moyer. She was born in Indiana January 14, 1845. In 1861 she was united in marriage to Michael Moyer. To this union were born eleven children, four of whom survive. they are: Benjamin of Lafayette, William and Mrs. Bessie Taylor of Evans and Edward of Rivera, California. The remains were taken in charge by the Henning mortuary and were taken to Evans yesterday, where services were held and burial was made.
The Lafayette Leader, Lafayette, Colorado, October 24, 1924"

FindaGrave # 132076073 says she has an unmarked grave.

 

In 1930 Weld County, William is 67, widowed, born in Indiana, an uncle of Glenn or Rosetta Storey, both 19.


Clara Ellen Griffin, born August 2, 1892 in Colorado, father Neal, mother Owens, died August 19, 1947 in Sacramento County.

Oregon death records have a William Moyer dying in Clackamas County March 29, 1940, age 78, father Michael, mother Sarah J. Robbins, spouse Eva.
This one was in Huntington County, Ohio in 1880, age 18, with Michael 40 and Sarah 35. Charles is 15, Mary Moyers 9.

BENJAMIN

Benjamin Franklin Moyer was born November 13, 1882 at Huntington, Indiana - registered for WWII at Molalla, Clackamas County, Oregon.


Benjamin Moyer, born about 1883, married Narcissa Winn in Salida Colorado July 4, 1907.
July 5, 1907 "Another pretty home wedding with the immediate friends aud relatives present occurred the evening of the Fourth, at the home of W. J. Winn on Little River, when his daughter, Miss Narcissa was united in marriage to B. F. Moyer, of Denver. Rev. Lew L. Thomas, pastor of the Methodist church performed the ceremony. After the wedding ceremony all repaired to the dining room where a splendid wedding supper awaited.
Mr. and Mrs. Moyer left on No. 4 for Denver Friday morning where they will make their permanent home."
Rosetta Moyer was in Boulder, Colorado in 1920, with Benjamin F. 37 and Narcissa Moyer, 29, Violet M. 11 and Nels 5.
David Moyer died August 10, 1934 in Clackamas County, Oregon.

Benjamin F. Moyer, disabled, was in Clackamas County, Oregon in 1940, 57, with Narcissa 54, Nels Ed. 25 and Emma L. 10.
Benjamin F. Moyer died in Multnomah County January 11, 1944.

Narcissa J. Moyer married Delbert F. Morford, age 69 in San Francisco December 21, 1950.
She died January 26, 1963 in San Joaquin County.

Back to Logan County Biographies.