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O. L. Moffitt

O. L. Moffitt, an Old Time Resident and a Veteran of the Civil War Called by Death.

Mr. O. L. Moffitt was born in Tippecanoe county, Indiana, Feb. 29, 1844, and passed away at his home on Garfield avenue at 8:30 Tuesday evening, Feb. 1, 1916. He was one of a family of six children -- three girls and three boys. His parents moved to Jasper county, where they lived on a farm. At the age of 20 years he enlisted in Co. K, 48th Regiment Indiana Infantry volunteers, where he served until the close of the war, after which he returned and lived with his parents until the death of his mother. He was united in marriage to Miss Ellen Dutton in February, 1868. To this union were born four children -- William, Mary, Lillie and Jennie -- William passing away in infancy. In 1899 Mr. Moffitt was again married, to Miss Emeline Mitchell, and to them was born one son, Glen, age 15. Mr. Moffitt was a faithful member of the Christian church; also a member of the G. A. R.

Funeral services will be held at the Christian church tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Newspaper: The Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: February 2, 1916
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Page: 1
Column(s): 1

Key to Newspaper Publication Locations:
    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
                Western Ranger

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