04-Dec-1994 Family Group Sheet Husband: John Thomas MULLINS age: 49 Born: 10 OCT 1848 in: Boone County, Kentucky Died: 23 SEP 1898 in: MorrisCo,KS Buried: 25 SEP 1898 in: Moss Springs Cemetery, Geary Co, KS Ref: Occupation: farmer Father: William Patrick Henry MULLINS Mother: Janette DILLARD 26 Nov 1872--John Thomas MULLINS married Elizabeth TAYLOR in Boone County, Kentucky at residence of bride's mother in the presence of John McElroy and Edward Taylor. The marriage certificate was signed by L. Johnson - Baptist minister. 1880--They were still living in Kentucky. 1891--The family came to Ohio Township, Morris County, Kansas. They settled on a farm three miles east and one mile north of Dwight, Kansas near where the Jones Station on the Rock Island Railroad was located. The northeast corner of this quarter (NE 1/4 of Section 17) is two miles south of Moss Springs Cemetery, Geary County, Kansas. 1891--They went into partnership with a Mr. Alexander and engaged in farming. This partnership lasted seven years. 23 Sep 1892--The Alta Vista Modern Woodmen of America camp was organized. 14 Mar 1893 (date of certificate)--John Thomas MULLINS (age: 44 years, 5 months, 4 days; occupation: farmer) was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America camp (#1768) of Alta Vista, Kansas. 1896--In the Alta Vista, KS new items, "Joseph CUNNINGHAM of Weston, Geary County has gone to work for J. T. MULLINS of Dwight." [Ref. Council Grove Republican April 10, 1896 pg. 9] 1898--John Thomas MULLINS had illness/disease of pneumonia in his personal history, and had habits of liquor and tobacco.23 Sep 1898-- John Thomas MULLINS aged 49 years, 11 months, 13 days died at Alta Vista, Kansas from Typhoid fever.
23 Sep 1898--John Thomas MULLINS had been a member of the Modern Woodmen of America camp (#1768) of Alta Vista, Kansas for 5 years, 6 months, 9 days. He is the first member that has been lost by death. 25 Sep 1898--Rev. Signor, of the Christian Church, conducted the religious services. The Modern Woodmen of America camp attended to the funeral services, but the hour being late and the crowd so large, over half of the ceremony was omitted. Over 157 teams were in the procession. John T. MULLINS was buried at 4:00 p.m. in the Moss Springs Cemetery, Geary County, Kansas. 18 Oct 1898 (paid)--John Thomas Mullins carried a $2,000 insurance policy (claim #5576; contributed $63.80; rate $1.10) Wife: Elizabeth (Bess) TAYLOR age: 61 Married: 1872 in: KentonCo,KY Born: 29 OCT 1846 in: IRL Died: 11 MAY 1908 in: MorrisCo,KS Buried: 14 MAY 1908 in: Moss Springs Cemetery, GearyCo, KS Father: Edward TAYLOR Mother: Margaret PRENDERGAST 29 Oct 1846--Elizabeth TAYLOR was born in Ireland. 1852--Elizabeth Taylor was seven years old when they came to America and settled near Richwood, Boone County, Kentucky. 1852/1872--She became a member of the Baptist Church before marriage. 1898--Shortly after the death of John Thomas Mullins, Elizabeth Mullins and Mr. Alexander held a sale to dissolve the partnership. 1898/1908--Elizabeth MULLINS then purchased the farm three miles east and a quarter mile north of Dwight, Kansas (SE 1/4 of Section 17 T-14-S range 7-8 East) and moved there with her family. 1900--Elizabeth MULLINS was a widow, a mother of five (all living).11 May 1908-- Elizabeth (Taylor) MULLINS aged 62 years, 6 months, 12 days died at her home near Dwight, Kansas Monday afternoon from consumption.
14 May 1908--A large procession followed her body from the house to Moss Springs M.E. Church northeast of Dwight, Kansas where the funeral service was held. The services was conducted by Rev. H. A. M. Holshouser of Dwight, pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Dwight. Elizabeth (Taylor) MULLINS was buried in the Moss Springs Cemetery adjoining the church. M Child 1 Edward John MULLINS age: 43 Born: 30 JUL 1875 in: Boone County, Kentucky 1 Died: 16 MAR 1919 in: Alta Vista,WabaunseeCo,KS 2 Buried: 18 MAR 1919 in: Moss Springs Cemetery, GearyCo, KS Spouse: Susie Arotha Isabell DAVIS Married: 6 NOV 1901 in: Council Grove, Morris County, KS 3 F Child 2 Margaret (Maggie) MULLINS age: 82 Born: 3 MAR 1878 in: KY Died: 21-Jan-1961 in: Los Angeles, CA Spouse: James NICHOLS Married: in: F Child 3 Elizabeth Ellen MULLINS age: 59 Born: 25 DEC 1879 in: Boone County, Kentucky Died: 11 DEC 1939 in: Morris Co,KS Spouse: Frank Edmund CHINN Married: 24 AUG 1898 in: Morris Co,KS F Child 4 Lena Jane MULLINS age: 84 Born: 28 JUL 1883 in: Williamstown, Grant County, KY Died: 22 MAY 1968 in: Dwight, Morris County, KS Buried: in: Dwight Cemetery, Morris County, KS Spouse: John GALLAWAY Married: 21 OCT 1903 in: Dwight, Morris County, KS M Child 5 William Henry MULLINS age: 57 Born: 25 OCT 1885 in: Grant County, Kentucky Died: 15 APR 1943 in: Morris Co,KS Buried: 18-Apr-1943 in: Moss Springs Cemetery, GearyCo, KS Ref: Occupation: farmer Spouse: Marie Ella GEISLER Married: 1 JAN 1913 in: Alma, Wabaunsee County, Kansas 1 Records of BooneCo, KY found at Independence, MO library. 2 Obit. The Alta Vista, KS Journal 20 Mar 1919 3 Marriage License MorrisCo, KS 6 Nov 1901