Moses, John C.

Born: 1825-XX-XX Kentucky

Died: 1860-05-16 Urbana, Illinois

John C. Moses was a military officer and attorney. He served as a captain of Company D in the First Regiment of the Illinois Volunteers during the Mexican War. In 1850 he lived in Brown County, Illinois and was practicing law. In July 1851 he married Eliza Ann Torrey, with whom he had at least two children. By the late-1850s, he practiced law in Urbana, Illinois, and was active in the courts of Champaign and Vermilion counties.

Illinois Mexican War Veterans, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Brown County, IL, 101; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 2 July 1851, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Lineage Book National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Washington, DC: N.P., 1934), 45:126; Michigan, U.S., Death Records, 1867-1952 (Provo, UT: Operations, 2015); For additional information on Moses’ involvement in legal cases in Champaign and Vermilion counties, search "Moses, John C.,"; Illinois Daily State Journal (Springfield), 29 May 1860, 2:4; Illinois, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, 27 June 1860, Champaign County (Lehi, UT: Operations, 2015) .