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Ancestors of Raiford Allen Moseley

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

      1.  Raiford Allen Moseley, born July 10, 1897 in Clay County Florida; died October 14, 1972 in Baldwin Florida.  He was the son of 2. William M. Mosley and 3. Ella Mae Roberts.  He married (1) Callie A Williamson June 27, 1923 in Clay County Florida.  She was born November 19, 1900 in Jacksonville Florida, and died March 21, 1991 in Jacksonville Florida.  She was the daughter of Benjamin Thomas Williamson and Angia Line Mosley.

 

Notes for Raiford Allen Moseley:

When Raiford applied for his social security and received his first check it was spelled Moseley. He never changed the mistake and simply added another e to his mailbox. When he died and social security paid his death benefit that same e was extended to his tombstone. He was Raiford Mosley the Moseley was simply a mistake that was never corrected.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

      2.  William M. Mosley, born August 18, 1870 in Georgia; died March 05, 1920 in Jacksonville Florida.  He was the son of 4. William Jackson (nee OLIVER) MOSLEY and 5. Sarah "Sally" MOSLEY.  He married 3. Ella Mae Roberts October 18, 1893 in Duval County Florida.

      3.  Ella Mae Roberts, born Abt. 1871.

     

Children of William Mosley and Ella Roberts are:

                    i.   Alma Mosley, married Alfred Green.

                    ii.   Ethel Gertrude Moseley, born February 01, 1895; died October 29, 1979 in Jacksonville Florida; married (1) William Hall November 19, 1913 in Duval County Florida; born Abt. 1873; died Bef. 1920; married (2) Jesse Leonard Ellison September 25, 1920 in Jacksonville Florida; born November 01, 1888; died September 18, 1939.

      1           iii.   Raiford Allen Moseley, born July 10, 1897 in Clay County Florida; died October 14, 1972 in Baldwin Florida; married Callie A Williamson June 27, 1923 in Clay County Florida.

                   iv.   Hilliard Mosley, born August 02, 1899 in Clay County Florida; died October 02, 1921 in Jacksonville Florida.

 

Notes for Hilliard Mosley:

Died at the age of 22. Never married. Name is spelled Hilliaurd Mosley on Tombstone.

 

                    v.   Irene M Mosley, born January 02, 1902; died October 17, 1983 in Jacksonville Florida; married Switzer "Buddy" Larkin; born February 19, 1901; died January 19, 1954.

                   vi.   Ida Mae Mosley, born January 30, 1904; died March 11, 1931; married Jesse Jones.

                  vii.   Nellie Mosley, born 1911; died September 18, 1976 in Orangedale Florida; married William D Gray; born 1912.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

      4.  William Jackson (nee OLIVER) MOSLEY, born June 02, 1834; died October 10, 1923 in Clay County, FL.  He was the son of 8. Cuyler Phillips MOSLEY and 9. Mary OLIVER.  He married 5. Sarah "Sally" MOSLEY June 17, 1864 in Montgomery County, GA  - Book A, page 126.

      5.  Sarah "Sally" MOSLEY, born 1846.  She was the daughter of 10. Seaborn MOSLEY and 11. Margaret MOORE.

 

Notes for William Jackson (nee OLIVER) MOSLEY:

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Cuyler P. Mosley had William's name legally changed from OLIVER to MOSLEY February 16, 1850, Montgomery County, GA.

 

After William's marriage to Sally Mosley, they moved to Clay County, FL, and lived on a farm next to her brother, William; later, they moved to Duval County, FL.

     

Children of William MOSLEY and Sarah MOSLEY are:

                    i.   John "Johnny" MOSLEY, died in Killed at age 16.

                    ii.   Loranzy Dowling Mosley, born October 18, 1865; died August 10, 1962 in Baldwin Florida; married (1) Frances Ellen Allison; born December 18, 1868; died November 13, 1949 in Baldwin Florida; married (2) ??.

                   iii.   Lon MOSLEY, born 1867.

                   iv.   Herschel MOSLEY, born 1868; died 1932 in Jacksonville, FL; married Annie C. ELLISON 1893 in Florida; born 1871; died 1941.

      2            v.   William M. Mosley, born August 18, 1870 in Georgia; died March 05, 1920 in Jacksonville Florida; married Ella Mae Roberts October 18, 1893 in Duval County Florida.

                   vi.   Mary MOSLEY, born 1874.

                  vii.   Stephen MOSLEY, born 1874.

                  viii.   Sarah MOSLEY, born 1878.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

      8.  Cuyler Phillips MOSLEY, born 1810; died April 02, 1855 in Emanuel County, GA.  He was the son of 16. William Brantley MOSLEY and 17. Sarah PHILLIPS.  He married 9. Mary OLIVER Bef. 1829 in Unmarried; lived separately, according to his descendants..

      9.  Mary OLIVER, born 1810.

 

Notes for Cuyler Phillips MOSLEY:

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He was killed (with a Bowie knife) in a "duel" with Matthew Williamson. This took place near where C.J. Phillips now lives on present-day Buck Corbin Road between Hwy. 297 and 46 in Emanuel County. Then Matthew was shot in the back by a Phillips kinsman of Cuyler's.

 

Buried in Mosley-Wilkes Cemetery located on land owned by Willard Wilkes, near intersection of Hwy. 297 and 46 in Emanuel County:

"Sacred to the memory of C.P. Mosley

who died 2nd April 1855

Aged 45 years.

Ye living men as ye pass by

As ye are now so once was I.

As I am now soon you must be

Prepare for death and follow me."

 

Notes for Mary OLIVER:

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Said by family to be a Cree or Creek Indian.

     

Children of Cuyler MOSLEY and Mary OLIVER are:

                    i.   Clement B. MOSLEY, born 1829; died Aft. 1880 in Clay County, FL; married (1) Christiana Darley; met (2) Katie Hopkins; born in South Carolina; married (3) Mary CALHOUN April 07, 1851 in Montgomery County, GA  - Book A, page 86; born 1828 in Montgomery County, GA; died Aft. 1880 in Clay County, FL.

                    ii.   Mary Ann (nee OLIVER) MOSLEY, born 1833; died December 15, 1905; married Cuyler Thomas MOSLEY January 08, 1854 in Montgomery County, GA  - Book A, page 96; born June 25, 1831; died June 22, 1908.

 

Notes for Mary Ann (nee OLIVER) MOSLEY:

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Cuyler P. Mosley had Mary Ann's name legally changed from OLIVER to MOSLEY February 16, 1850, Montgomery County, GA.  Buried in Mosley Cemetery in Uvalda, GA.

 

Notes for Cuyler Thomas MOSLEY:

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Served in CSA, but no records available.  Buried in Mosley Cemetery in Uvalda, GA.Served CSA in War Between the States, but records are available.  Buried in Mosley Cemetery in Uvalda, GA.

 

      4           iii.   William Jackson (nee OLIVER) MOSLEY, born June 02, 1834; died October 10, 1923 in Clay County, FL; married (1) Kisiah Ann PHILLIPS March 22, 1852 in Montgomery County, GA - Book A, page 87; married (2) Sarah "Sally" MOSLEY June 17, 1864 in Montgomery County, GA  - Book A, page 126.

                   iv.   Amerintha (nee OLIVER) MOSLEY, born August 15, 1836 in Montgomery County, GA; died 1918 in Montgomery County, GA; married (1) Clement T. "Turkey Clem" MOSLEY December 22, 1853 in Montgomery County, GA  - Book A, page 96; born 1828 in Montgomery County, GA; died 1904; married (2) Peter O'CONNOR Abt. 1862; born Bet. 1830 - 1831 in Ireland; died May 03, 1911 in Montgomery County, GA.

 

Notes for Amerintha (nee OLIVER) MOSLEY:

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Cuyler P. Mosley had Amerintha's name legally changed from OLIVER to MOSLEY February 16, 1850, Montgomery County, GA.

 

      10.  Seaborn MOSLEY, born 1805; died December 22, 1866.  He was the son of 16. William Brantley MOSLEY and 17. Sarah PHILLIPS.  He married 11. Margaret MOORE.

      11.  Margaret MOORE, born March 07, 1809 in Georgia; died 1874.

 

Notes for Seaborn MOSLEY:

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Appointed constable of 51st district of Montgomery County, August 3, 1829, served until March 10, 1830.

Buried in Mosley-Wilkes Cemetery located on land owned by Willard Wilkes, near intersection of Hwy. 297 and 46 in Emanuel County:

"Seaborn Moseley, born the year 1805, died Dec. 22, 1866.

No ostentation mark'd

his tranquil way,

His duties all discharged

without display."

 

Notes for Margaret MOORE:

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Buried in Mosley-Wilkes Cemetery located on land owned by Willard Wilkes, near intersection of Hwy. 297 and 46 in Emanuel County:

"Margret, wife of Seaborn Moseley

born Mar. 7, 1809

died the year 1874.

The sweetest reward

We receive at last

In consciousness of

Virtuous actions passed."

Remnants of tangled iron fence, mostly grown into a tree.

     

Children of Seaborn MOSLEY and Margaret MOORE are:

                    i.   George Washington MOSLEY, born 1833; died December 24, 1882 in Emanuel County , GA; married Christian CALHOUN September 15, 1853 in Montgomery County, GA  - Book A, page 95; born 1833; died December 12, 1919 in Emanuel County , GA.

 

Notes for George Washington MOSLEY:

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Served CSA in Co. G, 32nd GA.  Buried in a family cemetery south of Corinth Church in Emanuel County, according to Bo Mosley.  Mose Coleman's "Cemeteries of Emanuel County, Georgia" gives name of cemetery as Collins Cemetery:  from the center of Oak Park, go south about 1.7 miles on GA 86.  A trail to the left leads to the cemetery (0.5 mile); the trail follows a fence and then curves to the right and then back to the left.

 

Notes for Christian CALHOUN:

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Buried in a family cemetery south of Corinth Church in Emanuel County, according to Bo Mosley.

 

                    ii.   Matthew MOSLEY, born 1836; died 1910; married Mary R. "Lavinia" COLLINS; born 1843.

 

Notes for Matthew MOSLEY:

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Matthew left the Montgomery County area just prior to the War Between the States and moved to Clay County, FL.  Fought for CSA in Co. 11, Florida Infantry.  Several members of his family later moved to the same area. It seems that Mary stayed in the Montgomery-Emanuel area and raised her children there (per Bo Mosley).

 

                   iii.   Margaret MOSLEY, born 1837; died 1925; married George W. SMITH; born 1817; died 1895.

                   iv.   Clement C. "Red Clem" MOSLEY, born April 08, 1838; died December 09, 1901; married Margaret (or Mary) Caroline COLLINS May 08, 1865 in Emanuel County, GA; born March 05, 1849 in Tattnall County, GA; died March 09, 1924.

 

Notes for Clement C. "Red Clem" MOSLEY:

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Was postmaster in Lyons, GA.  Buried in a family cemetery between Lyons and Cobbtown, GA.   (Harrell Cemetery?)

 

Notes for Margaret (or Mary) Caroline COLLINS:

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Buried in a family cemetery between Lyons and Cobbtown, GA.  (Harrell Cemetery?)

 

                    v.   William MOSLEY, born 1839; died 1913; married Emma Elizabeth BRADDY June 17, 1861 in Emanuel County, GA; born 1841 in Johnson County, GA; died 1923.

 

Notes for William MOSLEY:

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Served CSA in War Between the States, but no record is available.  After the War, he went to Clay County, FL, where other members of his family had already gone.

 

                   vi.   Elizabeth MOSLEY, born 1840; died 1903; married Peter J. WILKES November 15, 1857 in Emanuel County , GA; born 1835.

 

Notes for Peter J. WILKES:

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Enlisted October 1, 1861, as a Private in Co. C, 38th GA, CSA.

Was a Justice of the Peace in Montgomery County, GA.

 

                  vii.   Mary Rosa MOSLEY, born 1842; died 1928; married Henry Gurson WARREN June 26, 1862 in Emanuel County , GA; born 1826; died 1895.

                  viii.   Francis Marion MOSLEY, born 1843; died 1927; married Angeline MOSLEY.

                   ix.   Leander MOSLEY, born 1845; married Mary Jane HEATH; born 1850; died 1939.

 

Notes for Leander MOSLEY:

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Served as a Private in Co. E, 21st Battalion, GA Cavalry, CSA.

 

      5            x.   Sarah "Sally" MOSLEY, born 1846; married William Jackson (nee OLIVER) MOSLEY June 17, 1864 in Montgomery County, GA  - Book A, page 126.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

      16.  William Brantley MOSLEY, born 1755 in Hogskin Creek, Pendleton District, South Carolina; died Aft. 1850.  He was the son of 32. Thomas MOSLEY and 33. (Unknown).  He married 17. Sarah PHILLIPS.

      17.  Sarah PHILLIPS, born Abt. 1765 in North Carolina; died Bet. 1830 - 1840.

     

Children of William MOSLEY and Sarah PHILLIPS are:

                    i.   Thomas D. MOSLEY, born 1793; died Bet. 1870 - 1880 in Montgomery County, GA; married Lavinia JOHNSON; born 1803; died Bet. 1870 - 1880 in Montgomery County, GA.

                    ii.   Clemen T. MOSLEY, born September 15, 1798 in Montgomery County, GA; died November 03, 1850 in Emanuel County , GA; met (1) WALL 1814; married (2) Mary A. "Nicey" SULLIVAN April 15, 1821 in Montgomery County, GA -- Book A, page 34, by William McLeod.  Her given name is "Mary" on marriage record; born Bet. 1801 - 1802 in Montgomery County, GA; died February 16, 1872 in Emanuel County, GA; married (3) Lucretia MOORE Bef. 1823; born Bet. 1805 - 1810 in Montgomery County, GA?; died Aft. 1860.

 

Notes for Clemen T. MOSLEY:

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Buried in Mosley-Wilkes Cemetery located on land owned by Willard Wilkes, near intersection of Hwy. 297 and 46 in Emanuel County:

"Sacred to the memory of Clemen T. Mosley

who departed this life Novr. 3rd 1850.

Aged 52 years 1 month and 18 days.

Ye living men as ye pass by

As ye are now so once was I.

As I am now soon you must be

Prepare for death and follow me."

 

                   iii.   William Brantley MOSLEY, Jr., born 1800; died December 09, 1873 in Middleburg, Clay County, FL; married (1) Mary SULLIVAN Bef. 1820 in Emanuel County , GA; born Abt. 1798 in GA; married (2) Lavenia SULLIVAN April 15, 1821 in Montgomery County, GA -- Book A, page 34, by William McLeod; born 1804; died Abt. 1860; married (3) Mary H. (Unknown) Aft. 1860; born 1848; died Aft. 1871 in Clay County, FL.

 

Notes for William Brantley MOSLEY, Jr.:

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Montgomery County Probate Records:

March 3, 1834 - Brantley Mosley, Jr. applied for letters of guardianship of John Sullivan, illegitimate, stating he was the father.

 

                   iv.   Dennis MOSLEY, born 1802; died 1828 in Montgomery County, GA.

                    v.   John "Sam" MOSLEY, born December 24, 1804; died October 29, 1894 in Montgomery County, GA; married Mary WILKES; born 1815; died July 26, 1855 in Lee County, GA.

 

Notes for John "Sam" MOSLEY:

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Buried in Mosley Cemetery in Uvalda, GA.

 

Notes for Mary WILKES:

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Buried in Mosley-Wilkes Cemetery located on land owned by Willard Wilkes, near intersection of Hwy. 297 and 46 in Emanuel County:

"Sacred to the memory of Mary Mosley

who died 26th July 1855

Aged 40 years

Ye living ___ as ye pass by

As ye are now so once was I.

As I am now soon you must be

Prepare for death and follow me."

Partial wire fence enclosure remaining (1998) with carved fence posts.

 

Near this grave is a portion of a broken headstone:  "Died (broken)  Aged 72 years and 25 days"

Footstone:  "EW"  may or may not go to this headsone.

 

      10          vi.   Seaborn MOSLEY, born 1805; died December 22, 1866; married Margaret MOORE.

                  vii.   Grantland MOSLEY, born Bet. 1806 - 1808 in Montgomery County, GA.

      8          viii.   Cuyler Phillips MOSLEY, born 1810; died April 02, 1855 in Emanuel County, GA; married (1) Mary OLIVER Bef. 1829 in Unmarried; lived separately, according to his descendants.; married (2) Flora McDONALD October 02, 1844 in Montgomery County, GA  - Book A, page 67.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

      32.  Thomas MOSLEY  He was the son of 64. William MOSLEY and 65. Elizabeth (Unknown).  He married 33. (Unknown).

      33.  (Unknown)                                                                                    

     

Children of Thomas MOSLEY and (Unknown) are:

                    i.   Clement P. MOSLEY

                    ii.   Thomas MOSLEY, Jr.

      16          iii.   William Brantley MOSLEY, born 1755 in Hogskin Creek, Pendleton District, South Carolina; died Aft. 1850; married Sarah PHILLIPS.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

      64.  William MOSLEY  He married 65. Elizabeth (Unknown).

      65.  Elizabeth (Unknown)

     

Children of William MOSLEY and Elizabeth (Unknown) are:

      32           i.   Thomas MOSLEY, married (Unknown).

                    ii.   William MOSLEY, Jr.

                   iii.   Benjamin MOSLEY