The Resource Mosby family papers

Mosby family papers

Label
Mosby family papers, 1903-2003
Title
Mosby family papers
Inclusive dates
1903-2003
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1903-2003 (bulk 1903-1931), of the Mosby family of Kansas and Ohio, including birth certificates, a marriage certificate, funeral program, and photographs. Also included are two letters, 1903 and 1912, discussing family illnesses, and another, 1916, recommending Lincoln Mosby (1865-1924) for contracting work. Other represented family members include Lincoln's brothers William and Sidney (b. 1871), wife Lillie Fietta Mumford Mosby, daughter Irene Mosby Chilton (1908- )and granddaughter Karen Chilton Smith-Peirce (1931- ). Several of the pages have been annotated by the donor
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Lincoln Mosby (1865-1924) was born on 24 August 1865 in Virginia, the son of William and Harriett Mosby. His siblings included brothers William and Sidney (b. 1871). By 1880, the family had relocated to Montgomery County, Ohio. Lincoln Mosby later became a contractor and married Lillie Fietta Mumford of Clark County, Illinois. They lived in Wellington, Kansas, and had eight children, including daughter Irene Ethel Mosby, born on 18 September 1908. Irene married Dean Chilton on 3 January 1931, and had a daughter, Karen Dean Chilton, on 27 October 1931.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Mosby family papers
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi00199.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
  • 9
  • 6
Immediate source of acquisition
Smith-Peirce, Karen Chilton
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001536898
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • p.

Library Locations

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