John E. MOSBURG
- Born: 13 Nov 1863, Jones Co, IA 3
- Marriage (1): Luella "Ella" PFOSIA\PHOSA on 2 Jul 1887 in Concordia, Cloud Co, KS 1
- Marriage (2): Lillian M. JONES on 26 Dec 1918 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, Iowa 2
- Died: 31 May 1934, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA at age 70 3
- Buried: 2 Jun 1934, Linwood Cem, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 3
1870 IA CENSUS, Jones Co, Richland Twp: Daniel Mossburg, 59, farmer, b. OH; wife Sarah, 43, b. IN; son John E., 10, b. IA; and 4 other children, Frances, William, Aijah, and Charles.
1880 KS CENSUS, Cloud Co, Summit Twp: Daniel Mosburg, 70, b. OH, farmer; Sarah A. Mosburg, 52, b. IN; 1 dau and 4 sons including "Johne E. Mosburg", son, 19, at home, b. IA. , cannot read or write. (Listed next to them on the census were Warren and Elizabeth Mann - future grandmother-in-law of John Mosburg).
1885 KS CENSUS, Cloud Co, Summit Twp, Jamestown P.O.: Daniel "Masburg", 73, married, farmer, b. OH; Sarah A., 57, married, b. IN; William H., 27, single. b. IA; John E., 24, single., b. IA; Hurbert, 13, b. IA. The family moved to KS from IA. (Listed on the census next to Warren and Elizabeth Mann and Orison Wickham and Florence Brown.)
1905 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids, 1212 N. 4th St. W; John "Mossberg", Gertrude, Floyd.
1910 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids, 1212 N. 4th St. W.: John E. "Mosberg", 49, b. KS, parents b. OH, married (first marriage), married 23 years, laborer for city; Floyd, 19, single, b. KS, parents b. KS, teamster for W. Ford.
1915 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids, 1212 N. 4th St. W: John "Mosberg", 54, widowed, laborer at water works, earned $500 in 1914, unemployed 3 months of 1914; owned home valued at $1200, 14 yrs in IA, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. IN; Floyd E." Mosberg", 24, single, teamster, $300 in 1914, unemployed 7 months of 1914, 6 yrs school, 14 yrs in IA, b. KS, father b. OH, mother b. KS.
LINN CO, IA MARRIAGE RECORDS: John E. Mosburg, 55 next birthday, 2nd marriage, laborer, resided Cedar Rapids, b. Jones Co, father: Daniel Mosburg, mother: Elizabeth White; Lillian Smith, 55 next birthday, 2nd marriage, maiden name: Lillian Jones, resided Cedar Rapids, b. Springville, IA, father: Person Jones; mother: Harriet Phelps. Married Dec. 26, 1918 in Cedar Rapids, IA.
1920 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids, 1212 N. 4th St W.: John E. "Mosberg", 54, b. IA, parents born PA, sewer work, city; wife Lillian, 52, b. IA, parents b. NY:, step-son Earl R. Smith, 19, single, b. IA, father b. US, mother b. IA, checker at Quaker Oats.
1930 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids, 1212 4th St.: John E. Mosberg, 66, owned house worth $2500, 1st marriage age 21, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. IN, laborer, construction; wife Lillian, 62, first marriage age 52 (could this actually be the age at her 2nd marriage?) b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. IA.
LINN CO, IA RECORD OF DEATH: Mosburg, John E.; 69 yrs, 6 mo, 18 days; died May 31, 1934 at St. Lukes Hospital, Cedar Rapids of mitral regurgitation and hypertension; married; b. Iowa.
OBITUARY, Cedar Rapids Gazette (IA), Thursday, May 31, 1934: John E. Mosburg of 1212 Fourth street NW and a resident of Cedar Rapids for the last forty years, died at a local hospital at 7 a.m. Thursday. He was born in Jones county, Iowa, Nov. 13,1863, and with the exception of a few years in Kansas he spent his entire life in Iowa. Besides his wife, Lillian M. Mosburg, he is survived by two children, Mrs. T. Bowker and Floyd E. Mosburg, and three grandchildren, all of Cedar Rapids, and three step-children, Harry L. Smith, Mrs. H. Whitney, both of Cedar Rapids, and Earl R. Smith of Lansing, Mich. Funeral announcement will be made later. Friends may call at the chapel Thursday evening and at the home, 1212 Fourth street NW, Friday evening.
FUNERAL NOTICE, Cedar Rapids Gazette, Friday, June 1, 1934: John Mosburg Funeral - Funeral services for John E. Mosburg will be held in the Turner chapel Saturday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Frank Ward and the Rev. S. E. Wright will officiate and burial will be made in Linwood cemetery. Friends may call at the home, 1212 Fourth street NW, Friday evening.
LINN CO, IA CEMETERY RECORDS, Linwood Cem: "John E. Mosburg 1863 - 1934 father" - buried next to his wife Lillian.
John married Luella "Ella" PFOSIA\PHOSA, daughter of Joseph PFOSIA\PHOSA and Jerusha Anna WICKHAM, on 2 Jul 1887 in Concordia, Cloud Co, KS.1 (Luella "Ella" PFOSIA\PHOSA was born on 31 Jan 1875 in Concordia, Cloud Co, KS,4 died on 13 Nov 1915 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 4 and was buried on 15 Nov 1915 in Linnwood Cem, Linn Co, IA 4.)
John next married Lillian M. JONES, daughter of Peirson JONES and Harriet PHELPS, on 26 Dec 1918 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, Iowa.2 (Lillian M. JONES was born in 1867 in Springville, Linn Co, IA,2 died in 1946 in Probably Linn Co, IA 5 and was buried in Linwood Cem, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 5.)