Friday, May 30, 2014
Stephen and Mary Moore
Stephen Moore (1809-1860) and Mary Moore (1812-1895) are buried in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio. In the 1855 SANDUSKY CITY DIRECTORY, Stephen Moore is listed as a laborer, residing at 149 Monroe Street in Sandusky, Ohio.
By the time of the 1860 U.S. Census, Mary is a widow. She stated that she was age 40, and was working as a washerwoman in Sandusky, Ohio. Youngsters Mary Moore, age 11, and Ann Moore, age 7, were also living with Mary Moore. By 1880, Mrs. Mary Moore was living with her brother, Joseph Dempsey. Anna was also living with the Dempsey family in 1880.
Mrs. Mary Moore passed away on June 2, 1895, in Green Creek Township, Sandusky County, Ohio. Her remains were brought back to Sandusky on the Big Four Railroad, and funeral services were held at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Mrs. Mary Moore was buried next to her husband Stephen at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. A book adorns the top of their tombstone. An obituary for Mrs. Mary Moore appeared in the June 4, 1895 issue of the Sandusky Register.