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From: Mabel Phillips <>
Subject: Re: [MOCHRIST] SAMUEL MOSES Christian Co. MO.
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 15:02:58 -0600
Newton County isn't quite that close to Greene or Christian Counties.
Lawrence County is between them, and depending on where you cam from and
were going to in Greene or Christian and Newton Counties, possibly Barry
or Jasper Counties.
However, the shared lead mining in both places was one reason for a
considerable movement back and forth between Newton and Christian Counties.
>Hi, thanks for the information.
>I believe that SAMUEL T. MOSES, b. 1815 was in Hamilton Co. TN. in 1840.
>My interest is in JOHN MOSES. In JOHN B. MOSES Civil War pension, JOHN
>states that he was born in Monroe Co. TN. He was born 1835-1839. He moved from TN.
>to Newton Co. MO. As I'm sure you know, Newton Co. MO. is right next to both
>Greene and Christian Co. MO.
>According to his pension record, JOHN married in Newton Co. MO. I just feel
>that it can not be a coincidence that JOHN B. MOSES was born in TN. and later
>moved to Newton Co. MO.
>I had assumed for years that JOHN B. MOSES was the brother of DAVID L. MOSES
>and BARBARA M. MOSES JONES (my great grandmother).
>According to JOHN B.'S pension he married a Kizzie Hicks in 1869 in Newton
>Hamilton Co. TN. is close enough to Monroe Co. TN to allow for a mistake.
>And in the pension application there is some question as to when JOHN married
>and whether KIZZIE was his first. I have been unable to locate RACHEL and JOHN
>MOSES except on the 1870 Census. I wonder if it could be that RACHEL died and
> JOHN remarried?
>KIZZIE HICKS was adopted so information on her is minimal. I now wonder if
>JOHN B. MOSES is the nephew of DAVID and BARBARA MOSES?
>Here is something that could likely helps us out. All the prominent MOSES
>families of TN-NC have been DNA tested and do not match my family.
>I would be very interested in a PROVEN male MOSES descendant doing the DNA
>testing. I will even pay for it.
>If you have a male MOSES from the line of SAMUEL T. MOSES who is interested
>in doing the DNA testing, please let me know. It is a very simple test,
>painless and the only testing done is y-DNA. This test can only be used for
>Thanks for the info. I have attached the info I have collected.
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