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Ulysses Sidney MOW

Male 1864 - 1917  (52 years)


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  • Name Ulysses Sidney MOW 
    Born 14 Aug 1864  Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name Ulysses Sidney "Grant" MOW 
    Died 3 Aug 1917  Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Elizabeth Ann Grubb:

      NOTES:

      "Grant" MOW never married. He died at the age of 52, leaving his estate to his brothers, sisters, sister-in-law, and nieces and nephews. The cause of death per the death records at the Fulton County Board of Health was "Chronic Neuphritis" (assumed to be "nephritis.")

      In June, 1917, before he died in August of that year, Grant wrote his last will and testament. It was proven in court three days after his death by Omar B. SMITH, one of the two men who witnessed the writing of the will.

      The following is a transcription of the will, taken from a copy of the actual will owned by compiler:

      I, Ulyses S.G. MOW at this time a resident of Fulton County, Indiana and being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made.

      Item I. It is my will that all of my just debts be first paid.

      Item II. I will that as soon as practicable after my death my executor have erected a monument at a cost not exceeding Two Hundred Dollars to mark my last resting place.

      Item III. I give and bequeath to my brothers David B. Mow, Marion L. Mow, James S. Mow, the sum of One Hundred Dollars and to my sisters Sarah E. Wier, the sum of One Hundred Dollars and Anna E. Lawson, the sum of Seventy-five Dollars and to Clara F. Mow and her Children Dewey S., Walter A., Helen, Alice, James W. and Harriet collectively, the sum of One Hundred Dollars, the said Clara F. Mow and children to share equally in said one hundred dollars.

      Item IV. All the residue and remainder of my property of whatsoever kind or character be the same, real, personal or mixed, I devise and bequeath to my nephew Clayton Mow.

      Item V. I nominate and appoint my brother Marion L. Mow as executor of this my last will.

      In Witness Whereof, I hereunto subscribe my name this 11th day of June, 1917.

      (Ulysses S. G. Mow) (Signature)

      The above and foregoing instrument signed, sealed and acknowledged by the said Ulyses S.G. Mow as and for his last will and testament in our presence, who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto this llth day of June, 1917.

      (Signatures:) Chas. E. GOULD
      Omar B. SMITH

      Recorded Feby. 24" 1919, at " P.M.
      C.H. APPL?(?)
      Recorder, Fulton County.

      REFERENCES:

      1. Wilma MOW FOLTZ, Four Seasons Trailer Court #94, 4th St., Rochester, IN 46975

      2. Margarett STICKLER STEININGER, S-8950E, Culver, IN 46511

      3. Tombstone: U.S. Grant Mow; IOOF Cemetery, Richland Center, IN

      4. Fulton Co. IN Death Records: Book C19-18; Bd. of Health, Rochester, IN via Rosemary WILLIAMS, P.O. Box 65, Fulton, IN 46931

      5. U.S. Census 1870, IN, Fulton Co., Richland Twp., p. 16, #109/#110, M.F. #593-316

      6. U.S. Census 1880, IN, Fulton Co., Richland Twp., E.D. #38, p. 6, #56/#56 M.F. #T9-278

      7. "Last Wills and Orders of the Court", Book I; p. 218-219; Fulton Co. Recorder's Office, Rochester, IN

      (2) Tombaugh, Jean C. and Wendell C., Fulton County Indiana Obituaries 1917?Rochester Sentinel, Rochester, IN: 1998:

      Friday, August 3, 1917

      Grant MOW, 53, died at noon Friday at his home, north of Whippoorwill after an illness of long duration. Mr. Mow was a bachelor and leaves three brothers, Marion [MOW], David [MOW] and Samuel [MOW] and two sisters, Mrs. George WOLF and Mrs. Eliza LAWSON. Funeral arrangements later.

      Wednesday, August 8, 1917

      The funeral of Grant MOW was held at this church on last Saturday afternoon, Rev. DeWITT having charge of the service. Burial in the Odd Fellows cemetery here.?RICHLAND CENTER ITEMS.

      Herman WEIR and wife of Peru attended the funeral of their uncle, Grant MOW, and spent Saturday night and Sunday with relatives here.?RICHLAND CENTER ITEMS.

      Tuesday, August 21, 1917

      Ulysses Grant MOW, son of Adam and Harriet MOW, was born Aug 14, 1864 near Grand View church and lived there until his death, Aug 3, 1917. He was one of nine children, three of whom preceded him in death. He was baptized in infancy and always lived an upright life, making many friends who considered him a trustworthy friend and neighbor. He was a member of the Odd Fellows lodge of Richland Center. The funeral services were conducted at the Richland Center church, Sunday, August 3, L. A. DeWITT in charge.
    Person ID I6705  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2020 

    Father Adam Hartzell MOW,   b. 4 Oct 1829, Shelby County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1876, Richland Township, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Harriet Jane WALKER,   b. 30 Dec 1833, Shelby County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1905, Richland Township, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 16 Mar 1851  Shelby County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart