6/19/1860 S Dist, near Cold Creek, Shelby Co, IL. In the census that year Moses, at 22, Mary at 18, had already started their family....James C was 4 mo old. Moses was a farm laborer and had property worth $100.
1900 Jonathan Creek Twp, Moultrie Co, IL. The census taker recorded his occipation as laborer. Their last 2 daughters were living with them at the time.
9/24/1900 Sullivan, Moultrie Co, IL. Moses sold a lot in the Lewis subdivision to William and Sarah Williamson for $200.
The 1900 census has his birth date as 9/1836 and son Jesse told the 1910 census his father was born in OH.