I found a Solomon Mobley that served in the Civil War in 1 battalion Tennessee light artillery, battery E. I have requested information on this from the National Archives. Nancy A. Mobley filed for a pension from this Solomon. I hope the records they send will shed some light on what happened to Solomon.
Posey Co, IN death return shows Nancy A Mobley, Age 57, Residence: Bethel Twp, Cause of death: Consumption complicated by Hepatitis, Occupation: housekeeper, Birthplace: TN, Place of death: Bethel Twp, Date of Death: Nov 1, 1885, Father: Wm Martin, Mother's Maiden Name: (looks like) Linza Mensey, Date of Return: Nov 6, 1885.
Nancy A Mobley's tombstone in Mt Pleasant Cemetery near Griffin, IN reads: Nancy A wife of S. Mobley, born Apr 20, 1828, died Nov 1, 1885. Note: Solomon & Nancy's son, Solomon, info is on the same tombstone. reads: Solomon N., son, born July 4, 1863 and died Nov 4, 1881.
Samuel & Elizabeth Mobley's son, George William Mobley, was my grandfather. He was born Oct 19, 1877 and died July 6, 1958. He is buried at Upper Hill Cemetery in Gibson Co, IN. The marriage information you have on George is not correct. It should be: (1) married Laura Crow on July 9, 1898 in Posey Co, IN. Child: George Elmer Mobley. (2) married Luella Page on Jan 21, 1905 in Gibson Co, IN. Children: Mary Jane Mobley, Mabel Estel Mobley, Herman Lee Mobley, William Virgil Mobley, Harley Denzil Mobley. (3) married Clara Amy (Straw) Staley on April 16, 1920 in Gibson Co, IN. Children: Leona A. Mobley, Charles William Mobley, Iva Nadine Mobley, Darrell Ray Mobley & Marion Thomas Mobley.
I am working with my mom, Leona A., gathering information. If you would like birth and death information for the children of George Mobley, let me know as I'm not sure what all you already have.
Thank you very much for responding. I will check and see if I have other information on Nancy & Solomon's children.
Where would I find "The Mobleys in America"?
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