Moses Thompson Work

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About Moses Thompson Work

From “Work Family History”, vol. I (1969) & vol. II (1994), compiled by Von Gail Hamilton.

He was County Commissioner from 1854 - 1857.

Moses lost his wife and 2 youngest children within 6 days, leaving him with 3 children under 10 years of age to care for. Moses was especially gifted in music, and his name is mentioned many times in the records regarding music, teaching, singing and other musical talents he and other family members were blessed with.

Census records show he was well off financially, having real property worth $10,000 and $3,000 in cash.

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Moses Thompson Work's Timeline

1812
December 5, 1812
Mahoning, Indiana, PA, USA
1833
November 1833
Age 20
1835
February 23, 1835
Age 22
Indiana, PA, USA
1836
November 10, 1836
Age 23
Indiana, PA, USA
1839
April 14, 1839
Age 26
E. Mahoning, Indiana, PA, USA
1841
November 20, 1841
Age 28
Indiana, PA, USA
1843
November 20, 1843
Age 30
Indiana, PA, USA
1847
May 13, 1847
Age 34
1848
September 1, 1848
Age 35
near Marion Center, Indiana, PA, USA
1850
August 30, 1850
Age 37
Indiana, PA, USA