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Ancestors of Maud Moriarty

Generation No. 3

      4. John Moriarty, born Abt. 1830 in Ireland2; died Unknown. He married 5. Bridget Moran (Sullivan) Abt. 1848 in Springfield, MA3.

      5. Bridget Moran (Sullivan)4, born Abt. 1822 in Ireland5; died Abt. 1895 in Aberdeen, Brown Co. SD.
Children of John Moriarty and Bridget (Sullivan) are:
  i.   Mary Moriarty, born 10 Nov 1851 in Bellows Falls, Windham,Vermont6; died 08 Apr 1929 in Moscow, Muscatine, IA7; married Charles Henderson 24 Apr 1870 in Moscow, Muscatine, IA8; born 29 Oct 1850 in Moscow, Muscatine, IA8; died 27 Oct 1927 in Wilton, Muscatine, IA.
  Notes for Mary Moriarty:

Long-Time Resident of Community Succumbs to Heart Disease.

Wilton, Ia., April 8---Mrs. Mary Henderson, a resident of this
community since her childhood, was found dead in her bed this morning,
several hours after she had succumbed to an attack of heart disease,
from which she had been suffering the last two years.
Mrs. Henderson, who was formerly Mary Moriarity, was born Nov. 10,
1851, in Bellows Falls, Vt., her parents coming to this community when
she was a girl. Her marriage to the late Charles Henderson took place
in 1869 and they spent their married life in the Wilton and Moscow
communities. Their golden wedding anniversary was celebrated in 1919.
Mr. Henderson preceded his wife in death a year and a half.
Surviving are four daughters: Mrs. E.T. Holland, Mora, Minn., Mrs.
J.J. Hoskins, Mrs. E.C. Whitmer and Mrs. H.G. Nicolaus of this place;
and three sons, Charles F., Wilton, Dr. M.L., Milwaukee and L.R.,
Muscatine. A brother, Judge Morris Moriarity, Yellville, Ark., and 13
grandchildren also survive.
She had been a lifelong member of the Methodist church.
Mrs. Henderson had been making her home with her daughter, Mrs.
Hoskins, in recent months and last night when she retired appeared to be
in her usual health. She was dead when her daughter called her this
morning and physicians said she had evidently died shortly after

This obituary was found in "THE DAVENPORT DEMOCRAT AND LEADER" , dated
April 8, 1929.

  Notes for Charles Henderson:
Chas Henderson Sr., son of M&M Chas H was born in Moscow, Oct. 29, 1850 and passed away at his home here Oct. 27, 1927, aged 76, 11m. 27d
His father came to Iowa at the early days & purchased a large tract of land from the Gov't and it was on this land that Mr. Henderson was born.
He was married April 24, 1870 to Miss Mary Moriarty and to this union was born 8 children, five daughters & 3 sons, Mrs. EP Holland, Mora, MN; Mrs. J. Hoskins, Moscow twp.; Mrs. EC Whitmer & Mrs. HG Nicolaus of Wilton and Florence who passed away in early life, Lauren of Muscatine, Dr. M.L. of Milwaukee, WI and Charles F of Wilton. Besides the children who survive to mourn his going there remain his wife, 15 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and two half brothers Henry Stoneburner of Moscow and Elias Stoneburner of Muscatine.
In early life, he was converted, baptized and united with the church and retained his profession til the end.
He lived close to Moscow till about 20 years ago when he moved to his farm near Wilton. After celebrating their golden anniversary April 24, 1920 the children persuaded themm to retire and take a deserved rest which they did removing to Wilton soon after. ... Interment was in Oakdale cemetery.

  2 ii.   Maurice Moriarty, born 13 May 1859 in Clinton Co. Iowa; died 27 Dec 1935 in Wilton Junction, Muscatine Co. Iowa,; married Estella Reiter 03 Dec 1883 in parlor, Northville, Spink, SD.

      6. John B. Reiter9, born Apr 1835 in Prussia; died 09 Jun 1899 in Tacoma, Pierce, WA10. He married 7. Caroline E. Doolittle 15 Jan 1863 in Kenosha Co, WI.

      7. Caroline E. Doolittle, born 08 Sep 1838 in Pleasant Prairie, Kenosha Co. WI11; died 01 Nov 1922 in Tacoma, Pierce, WA12. She was the daughter of 14. David Doolittle and 15. Electa C. Baker.

Notes for John B. Reiter:
Database: Tacoma, Washington Directories, 1889-91

Viewing records 1-3 of 3
December 27, 2001
9:52 PM

Name Business Name Occupation Location 1 Location 2 City State Year
John Reiter laborer boards J B Reiter Tacoma WA 1890
John B Reiter farmer n s 2d bet Carr and Steele, 1Steilacoom ward Tacoma WA 1890
John B Reiter 1Steilacoom near Steele, 1Steilacoom Ward Tacoma WA 1891

  Notes for Caroline E. Doolittle:
Apr. 19, 1721 - Roger Sherman, a signer of the Declaration of
Independence from Connecticut, is born in Massachusetts. Also on this
date in 1775, "the shot heard round the world" is fired at Lexington,
Massachusetts, fighting occurs at Concord, Massachusetts, and the
British are harassed all the way back to Boston, Massachusetts.

Children of John Reiter and Caroline Doolittle are:
  3 i.   Estella Reiter, born 03 Dec 1865 in Belle Plaine, Scott Co MN; died 27 Jun 1945 in Miller, Hand Co. SD; married Maurice Moriarty 03 Dec 1883 in parlor, Northville, Spink, SD.
  ii.   Henry Reiter, born 1867; died Unknown in Arizona13
  iii.   Ralph Reiter, born 1869; died Unknown in Gelena, OR.
  iv.   John Reiter, born 1873; died Unknown.
  v.   Laura Reiter, born 06 May 1876 in Belle Plaine, MN; died 21 Nov 1944 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA; married William J Hillyard; born 22 Oct 1862 in Canada; died 10 Sep 1936 in Tacoma, Pierce, WA.
  vi.   Vantia Reiter, born 1878; died Unknown.

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