Janet Magartha Moment1,2

F, #27141, b. 13 July 1879
Father*Robert Moment1,2,3 b. 28 Apr 1837, d. 28 Jul 1909
Mother*Sarah Wightman Gairdner1,2,3 b. 10 Oct 1844, d. 24 Sep 1935
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited16 Sep 2017
     Janet was born on 13 July 1879 in Ontario, CanadaG.1,2,3
     In the obituary of Robert Moment who died 28 July 1909, his daughter, Janet Magartha Moment was listed as a survivor.4 She of East Orange, the bride's aunt,was listed as a guest at the marriage of Reade Haines Ryan and Anne Moment on 9 February 1934.5
     In the obituary of Sarah Wightman Gairdner who died 24 September 1935, her daughter, Mrs Frederick S Coe of Newark, was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Rev. John James Moment who died 11 May 1959, his daughter, Mrs Frederick S Coe was listed as a survivor.7

Census Data

     Magdelina Moment appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Orono, Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario in the household of her parents, Robert Moment and Sarah Moment.3
     Janet Magartha Moment appeared on the 1891 Canadian Census of Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario in the household of her parents, Robert Moment and Sarah Wightman Moment.1
     Janette Moment appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario in the household of her parents, Robert Moment and Sarah Wightman Moment.2

Citations

  1. [S3384] Robert Moment household, April 13, 1891 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Clarke, Durham West, Ontario; Family No: 56; Page: 10, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6332.
  2. [S3389] Robert Moment household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Clarke (township), Durham West, Ontarioo; Page 10, family 119, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6464.
  3. [S3498] Robert Moment household, April 4, 1881 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Clarke, Durham West, Ontario; Page 62, Family No: 325., Ancestry.com Roll: C-13242.
  4. [S7872] Late Robt. Moment, Canadian Statesman, Bowmanville, ON, 12 8 1909, Page 7, column 5, Obituary: Robert Moment. Hereinafter cited as Canadian Statesman.
  5. [S7875] Social Notes, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, NJ, Feb 10, 1934, Page 5, Columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Wedding of Anne Moment and Reade Haines Ryan, and related activities. Hereinafter cited as Courier-News.
  6. [S7877] Mrs. Moment Is Dead at 91, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, NJ, Sep 26, 1935, Page 12, Columns 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Sarah Wightman Moment née Gairdner. Hereinafter cited as Courier-News.
  7. [S7876] Dr. John J. Moment Dies; Was Presbyterian Minister, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, NJ, May 11, 1959, Page 26, Columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Rev. Dr John James Moment. Hereinafter cited as Courier-News.

Robert Franklin Moment1,2,3

M, #27142, b. 3 May 1882, d. September 1962
Father*Robert Moment4 b. 28 Apr 1837, d. 28 Jul 1909
Mother*Sarah Wightman Gairdner4 b. 10 Oct 1844, d. 24 Sep 1935
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited16 Sep 2017
     Robert was born on 3 May 1882 in Orono, Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG.1,4,3 Alternatively, he was born circa 1884 in CanadaG in the 1920 census.5 Robert married Mabel Lee Barnes before July 1909.1,5,6 He died in September 1962 in Massachusetts, USAG, at age 80.7,3
     Robert Franklin Moment immigrated in 1901 Immigrated from Canada.5
     In the obituary of Robert Moment who died 28 July 1909, his son, Frank Moment of New York, was listed as a survivor.8 He registered for the draft circa 1918 in Essex County, New Jersey, USAG..9
     In the obituary of Sarah Wightman Gairdner who died 24 September 1935, her son, R Frank Moment of Boston, MA, was listed as a survivor.10 He was naturalized on 19 March 1941 in Boston, Massachusetts, USAG.2 He registered for the "Old Man's" draft on 26 April 1942 in Newton, Massachusetts, USAG.1
     In the obituary of Rev. John James Moment who died 11 May 1959, his brother, R Frank Moment was listed as a survivor.11

Census Data

     Franklin Lon Moment appeared on the 1891 Canadian Census of Clarke Twp., Durham County, Ontario in the household of his parents, Robert Moment and Sarah Wightman Moment.4

Franklin Moment and Mabel E Moment appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Essex County, New Jersey, enumerated 12 January 1920, enumerated as a broker of marine insurance. Their daughter Betty was listed as living with them.5

Family

Mabel Lee Barnes b. 11 Oct 1882, d. 28 Oct 1975
Marriage*Robert married Mabel Lee Barnes before July 1909.1,5,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2775] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration), Ancestry.com, World War II Draft Registration search; "United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration"; cited as "Old Man's Draft., Name: Robert Franklin Moment
    Wife: Mabel Lee Moment

    Date April 26, 1942.
  2. [S3394] Robert Franklin Moment, Naturalization Form No. I-IP, database on-line (Mar 10, 1941); Ancestry.com, unknown repository address.
  3. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Robert Franklin Moment
    Grave Marker Transcription:
    MOMENT
    R. Franklin     1882 - 1962
    Mable Barnes     1882 - 1975.
  4. [S3384] Robert Moment household, April 13, 1891 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Clarke, Durham West, Ontario; Family No: 56; Page: 10, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6332.
  5. [S3395] Franklin Moment household, Jan 12, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 3, East Orange, Essex, New Jersey; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 37, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_1029; Image: 705.
  6. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Mabel Lee Barnes Moment
    Grave Marker Transcription:
    MOMENT
    R. Franklin     1882 - 1962
    Mable Barnes     1882 - 1975.
  7. [S537] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Robert Moment. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  8. [S7872] Late Robt. Moment, Canadian Statesman, Bowmanville, ON, 12 8 1909, Page 7, column 5, Obituary: Robert Moment. Hereinafter cited as Canadian Statesman.
  9. [S4448] World War I Draft Registration, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482, Name: Robert Franklin Moment
    Image currently not available. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  10. [S7877] Mrs. Moment Is Dead at 91, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, NJ, Sep 26, 1935, Page 12, Columns 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Sarah Wightman Moment née Gairdner. Hereinafter cited as Courier-News.
  11. [S7876] Dr. John J. Moment Dies; Was Presbyterian Minister, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, NJ, May 11, 1959, Page 26, Columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Rev. Dr John James Moment. Hereinafter cited as Courier-News.

Clara Louise Cross1,2,3,4,5

F, #27143, b. 26 August 1880, d. November 1966
Father*James F Cross6 b. Jul 1852
Mother*Anna M (?)6 b. Apr 1854
Last Edited25 Aug 2018
     Clara was born on 26 August 1880 in Pennsylvania, USAG.7,8,6,5 Alternatively, she was born circa 1878 in Pennsylvania, USAG, in the 1920 census9 or circa 1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAG.10,2,11,12 Clara married John James Moment circa 21 May 1908.10,8,13,4,5 She died in November 1966 at age 86.7 Clara Louise Cross was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey, USAG.3

     Clara L Moment, his daughter-in-law, was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Robert Moment who died 28 July 1909.14 Clara Louise Cross and John James Moment were included on a passenger list sailed from Montreal on the Canada. dated 19 June 1925.15 Clara Louise Cross and John James Moment were included on a passenger list sailed on the Arabic from Cherbourg, France on 7th Sep 1925. dated 16 September 1925.16 Clara Louise Cross and John James Moment were included on a passenger list sailed from Hamilton, Bermuda on the Pan America 28th Jan 1931 dated 30 January 1931.12 Clara Louise Cross and John James Moment were included on a passenger list sailed on the Majestic from Cherbourg, France on 13th April 1932. dated 19 April 1932.2
     Mrs John J Moment was recorded as mother of the bride at the marriage of Reade Haines Ryan and Anne Moment on 9 February 1934.17 Clara Louise Cross and John James Moment were included on a passenger list sailed from Hamilton, Bermuda on the Queen of Bermuda 11th Feb 1937 dated 13 February 1937.12
     In the obituary of Rev. John James Moment who died 11 May 1959, his widow, Clara Cross Moment was listed as a survivor.18

Census Data

     Clara L appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Essex County, New Jersey in the household of her parents, James F Cross and Anna M Cross.6

Clara L Moment and John J Moment appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, enumerated 27 April 1910, enumerated as a clergyman. Their daughter Anna was listed as living with them. He immigrated to the US in 1900 and was a naturalized citizen. They had been married for 2 years.10

Clara L Moment and John J Moment appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey, enumerated 2 January 1920, enumerated as a Presbyterian minister. Their children Anne M, Jean and Robert were listed as living with them. According to this document, he entered the US in 1889 and was naturalized in 1909.9

Clara L Moment and John J Moment appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey, enumerated 11 April 1930, enumerated as a Presbyterian minister. Their children Anne, Jean G, Robert and John J were listed as living with them. According to this census, he came to the US in 1891 and was a naturalized citizen.8

Clara Louise Moment and John J Moment appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey, enumerated April 1940, enumerated as a clergyman in a Presb(terian) church. Their married daughter and son-in-law, Anne Moment Ryan and Reade H Ryan and grandson, an unknown person were also included in the household.5

Family

John James Moment b. 1 Feb 1875, d. 11 May 1959
Marriage*Clara married John James Moment circa 21 May 1908.10,8,13,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S386] California Death Index, online California Death Records, Name: Anne Moment Ryan. Hereinafter cited as California Death Index.
  2. [S3452] John V and Clara Louise Moment entry; Majesstic Passenger List, 19 Apr 1932, John V and Clara Louise Moment; in New Yoirk Passenger Lists; Microfilm Serial: T715; (Washington, D.C: National Archives and Records Administration), Microfilm Roll: T715_5143; Line: 3; Page Number: 29.
  3. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Clara Louise Moment
    Grave Marker Transcription:
    Clara Louise Moment     1880 - 1966.
  4. [S4448] World War I Draft Registration, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482, Name: John James Moment
    Occupation - Minister
    Naturalized Citizen
    Nearest Relative - Clara Louise Moment - wife. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  5. [S7298] John J Moment household, Apr 1940 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Plainfield, Union, New Jersey; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 20-77, Ancestry.com Roll: T627_2387.
  6. [S3455] James F Cross household, Jun 6, 1900 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, East Orange Ward 5, Essex, New Jersey; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 180, Ancestry.com T623 968.
  7. [S537] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Clara Moment. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  8. [S3451] John J Moment household, Apr 11, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Plainfield, Union, New Jersey; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 110, Ancestry.com Roll: 1388; Image: 713.0.
  9. [S3448] James J Moment household, Jan 2, 1920 U.S. census, Washington, DC, USA, Ward 2, Plainfield, Union, New Jersey; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 122, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_1071; Image: 766.
  10. [S3447] James J Moment household, April 26 & 27, 1910 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 9, Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0179, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_892; Image: 316.
  11. [S3453] John and Clara Moment entry; Arabic Passenger List, 16 Sep 1925, John and Clara Moment - 1925; in New Yoirk Passenger Lists; Microfilm Serial: T715; (Washington, D.C: National Archives and Records Administration), Microfilm Roll: T715_3720; Line: 28; Page Number: 134.
  12. [S3456] John J and Clara Moment entry; Queen of Bermuda Passenger List, 13 Feb 1937, Name: John J and Clara Moment; in New Yoirk Passenger Lists; Microfilm Serial: T715; (Washington, D.C: National Archives and Records Administration), Microfilm Roll: T715_5935; Line: 23; Page Number: 184.
  13. [S3554] Princeton University. Class of 1896, Princeton University. Class of 1896 (n.p.: Princeton University. Class of 1896, 1921), short biographical info of John James Moment. Hereinafter cited as Princeton '96 Record 1921.
  14. [S7872] Late Robt. Moment, Canadian Statesman, Bowmanville, ON, 12 8 1909, Page 7, column 5, Obituary: Robert Moment. Hereinafter cited as Canadian Statesman.
  15. [S3454] John James and Clara Louise Moment entry; Canada Passenger Manifest, 19 June 1925, John James and Clara Louise Moment - 1925; in Class: BT26; Piece: 787; Item 45 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com).
  16. [S3453] John and Clara Moment, Arabic Passenger List, 16 Sep 1925; Microfilm Serial: T715;, John V and Clara Louise Moment - 1925, Microfilm Roll: T715_3720; Line: 28; Page Number: 134.
  17. [S7875] Social Notes, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, NJ, Feb 10, 1934, Page 5, Columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Wedding of Anne Moment and Reade Haines Ryan, and related activities. Hereinafter cited as Courier-News.
  18. [S7876] Dr. John J. Moment Dies; Was Presbyterian Minister, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, NJ, May 11, 1959, Page 26, Columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Rev. Dr John James Moment. Hereinafter cited as Courier-News.
  19. [S295] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), John Moment. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.

Jean G Moment1,2

F, #27144, b. 9 January 1912, d. 18 November 2007
Father*John James Moment3,4,2 b. 1 Feb 1875, d. 11 May 1959
Mother*Clara Louise Cross4,2 b. 26 Aug 1880, d. Nov 1966
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     Jean was born on 9 January 1912 in Newark, New Jersey, USAG.3,4,1,2,5 Jean married Walter Spalding Douglas on 6 May 1938.3 She died on 18 November 2007 in Newtown, Pennsylvania, USAG, at age 95.6,3
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Predeceased: Walter Spalding Douglas and David Spalding Douglas.3 Jean G Moment was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey, USAG.7

     She also went by the name of Jeannie.8 She and Anne M Moment were included on a passenger list sailed on the Westernland from Southampton on 12th Sep 1931 dated 17 September 1931.1 Jean Moment, the bride's sister,was Maid of Honor in the marriage of Reade Haines Ryan and Anne Moment on 9 February 1934.9
     In the obituary of Rev. John James Moment who died 11 May 1959, his daughter, Mrs Walter S Douglas was listed as a survivor.10
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the weekly newspaper the Jamestown Press published in Jamestown, Rhode Island, 6 December 2007 .3

Census Data

     Jean appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey in the household of her parents, John J Moment and Clara L Moment, listed as a student in a private school.4

Jean G appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey in the household of her parents, John J Moment and Clara L Moment.2

Family

Walter Spalding Douglas b. 22 Jan 1912, d. 15 Mar 1985
Marriage*Jean married Walter Spalding Douglas on 6 May 1938.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3450] Jean and Anne Moment entry; Westernland Passenger List, 21 Sep 1931, Name: Jean and Anne M Moment; in New Yoirk Passenger Lists; Microfilm Serial: T715; (Washington, D.C: National Archives and Records Administration), Microfilm Roll: T715_5043; Line: 10; Page Number: 175.
  2. [S3451] John J Moment household, Apr 11, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Plainfield, Union, New Jersey; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 110, Ancestry.com Roll: 1388; Image: 713.0.
  3. [S3392] Jean Douglas, 95, The Jamestown Press, Jamestown, RI, Dec 6, 2007 viewed at The Jamestown Press,, Obituary: Jean Moment Douglas. Hereinafter cited as Jamestown Press.
  4. [S3448] James J Moment household, Jan 2, 1920 U.S. census, Washington, DC, USA, Ward 2, Plainfield, Union, New Jersey; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 122, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_1071; Image: 766.
  5. [S3554] Princeton University. Class of 1896, Princeton University. Class of 1896 (n.p.: Princeton University. Class of 1896, 1921), short biographical info of John James Moment. Hereinafter cited as Princeton '96 Record 1921.
  6. [S537] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Jean M. Douglas. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  7. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Jean Moment Douglas
    Grave Marker Transcription:
    Jean Moment Douglas     1912 - 2007.
  8. [S3558] Unknown title, online unknown url, Member: Douglas, Mrs. Walter S. (Jeannie) '70.
  9. [S7875] Social Notes, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, NJ, Feb 10, 1934, Page 5, Columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Wedding of Anne Moment and Reade Haines Ryan, and related activities. Hereinafter cited as Courier-News.
  10. [S7876] Dr. John J. Moment Dies; Was Presbyterian Minister, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, NJ, May 11, 1959, Page 26, Columns 1 & 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Rev. Dr John James Moment. Hereinafter cited as Courier-News.

Walter Spalding Douglas1

M, #27145, b. 22 January 1912, d. 15 March 1985
Last Edited27 Dec 2017
     Walter was born on 22 January 1912 in Cranford, New Jersey, USAG.2,3 Walter married Jean G Moment on 6 May 1938.4 He died on 15 March 1985 in Jamestown, Rhode Island, USAG, at age 73.2,5,6 Walter Spalding Douglas was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey, USAG.1

     He also went by the name of Douger.4
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Los Angeles Times published in Los Angeles, California, 23 March 1985 .2

     In the obituary of Jean Moment Douglas who died 18 November 2007, husband, Walter Spalding Douglas was listed as predeceased.4

Family

Jean G Moment b. 9 Jan 1912, d. 18 Nov 2007
Marriage*Walter married Jean G Moment on 6 May 1938.4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Walter Spaulding (sic) Douglas
    Grave Marker Transcription:
    Walter Spalding Douglas     1912 - 1985.
  2. [S3557] Walter S. Douglas; Transit Architect, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, 23 Mar 1985, http://articles.latimes.com/1985-03-23/local/…, Obituary: Walter S. Douglas. Hereinafter cited as Los Angeles Times.
  3. [S3560] National Academy of Engineering, compiler, Memorial Tributes: National Academy of Engineering, Volume 3 (Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1989), Walter Spaulding Douglas - 1912 - 1985 by Thomas Kuesel
    pages 124 - 131
    http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=1384&page=124. Hereinafter cited as Memorial Tributes: NAE.
  4. [S3392] Jean Douglas, 95, The Jamestown Press, Jamestown, RI, Dec 6, 2007 viewed at The Jamestown Press,, Obituary: Jean Moment Douglas. Hereinafter cited as Jamestown Press.
  5. [S3558] Unknown title, online unknown url, Member: Douglas, Mrs. Walter S. (Jeannie) '70.
  6. [S3560] National Academy of Engineering, Memorial Tributes: NAE, Walter Spaulding Douglas - 1912 - 1985 by Thomas Kuesel
    pages 124 - 131.

David Spalding Douglas1,2

M, #27146, b. 1939, d. 1970
Father*Walter Spalding Douglas1 b. 22 Jan 1912, d. 15 Mar 1985
Mother*Jean G Moment1 b. 9 Jan 1912, d. 18 Nov 2007
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited22 Dec 2017
     David was born in 1939.2 He was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey, USAG.2
He died in 1970.3,1,2
     In the obituary of Jean Moment Douglas who died 18 November 2007, David Spalding Douglas was listed as predeceased.1

Citations

  1. [S3392] Jean Douglas, 95, The Jamestown Press, Jamestown, RI, Dec 6, 2007 viewed at The Jamestown Press,, Obituary: Jean Moment Douglas. Hereinafter cited as Jamestown Press.
  2. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., David Spaulding (sic) Douglas
    Grave Marker Transcription:
    David Spalding Douglas     1939 - 1970.
  3. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207), The David Spaulding Douglas Fund was incorporated in 1999 according to the Rhode Island Foundation web page
    http://www.rifoundation.org/donors/ourpermanentendowments/…

    Assume that he died about that time.

Mabel Lee Barnes1,2

F, #27155, b. 11 October 1882, d. 28 October 1975
Last Edited16 Sep 2017
     Mabel was born on 11 October 1882 in Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USAG.2 Alternatively, she was born circa 1885 in New York, USAG.3 Mabel married Robert Franklin Moment before July 1909.1,3,2 She died on 28 October 1975 in Orange County, Florida, USAG, at age 93.2 Mabel Lee Barnes was buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USAG.2

     In the obituary of Robert Moment who died 28 July 1909, his daughter-in-law, Mabel Lee Moment was listed as a survivor.4

Census Data

     Mabel E Moment and Franklin Moment appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Essex County, New Jersey, enumerated 12 January 1920, enumerated as a broker of marine insurance. Their daughter Betty was listed as living with them.3

Family

Robert Franklin Moment b. 3 May 1882, d. Sep 1962
Marriage*Mabel married Robert Franklin Moment before July 1909.1,3,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2775] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration), Ancestry.com, World War II Draft Registration search; "United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration"; cited as "Old Man's Draft., Name: Robert Franklin Moment
    Wife: Mabel Lee Moment

    Date April 26, 1942.
  2. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Mabel Lee Barnes Moment
    Grave Marker Transcription:
    MOMENT
    R. Franklin     1882 - 1962
    Mable Barnes     1882 - 1975.
  3. [S3395] Franklin Moment household, Jan 12, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 3, East Orange, Essex, New Jersey; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 37, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_1029; Image: 705.
  4. [S7872] Late Robt. Moment, Canadian Statesman, Bowmanville, ON, 12 8 1909, Page 7, column 5, Obituary: Robert Moment. Hereinafter cited as Canadian Statesman.

Betty Lee Moment1,2

F, #27156, b. circa June 1917, d. 28 November 1942
Father*Robert Franklin Moment3 b. 3 May 1882, d. Sep 1962
Mother*Mabel Lee Barnes3 b. 11 Oct 1882, d. 28 Oct 1975
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited16 Sep 2017
     Betty was born circa June 1917 in New York, USAG.3,1 Betty married Gilbert William Winslow after 1935.1,2,4 She died on 28 November 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts, USAG, in the tragic Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire in which 492 perished.2,1 Betty Lee Moment was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USAG.1

     Betty Lee Moment was also known as Betty Moment.3

The following biographical fact was included, September 2017:
Gilbert and Betty died along with 490 others in the Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire. Click here to goto the related Wikipedia page.2

Census Data

     Betty appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Essex County, New Jersey in the household of her parents, Franklin Moment and Mabel E Moment.3

Betty Lee Winslow and Gilbert Winslow appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, enumerated 10 April 1940, enumerated as a Civil Engineer working for an Insurance Company.4

Family

Gilbert William Winslow b. 19 Apr 1915, d. 28 Nov 1942
Marriage*Betty married Gilbert William Winslow after 1935.1,2,4 

Citations

  1. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Betty Lee Moment Winslow
    Grave Marker Transcription:
    Gilbert W Winslow     1915 - 1942
    His Wife Betty L Moment     1917 - 1942.
  2. [S7879] The Cocoanut Grove Fire Victims List (Publisher: Cocoanut Grove Coalition), unknown repository, The Cocoanut Grove Fire Victims List; "This page lists victims of the fire, and whether they died as a result of their injuries"; cited as "The Cocoanut Grove Fire Victims List., Victims of the Cocanut Grove Fire.
  3. [S3395] Franklin Moment household, Jan 12, 1920 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ward 3, East Orange, Essex, New Jersey; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 37, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_1029; Image: 705.
  4. [S7880] Gilbert Winslow household, Apr 10, 1940 U.S. census, Washington, DC, USA, Bridgeport (city), Fairfield, Connecticut; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 9-152; Family: 137, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_533.

Edith Matthews Hunter1,2,3

F, #27157, b. 20 July 1887, d. 1969
Father*Dr John D Hunter2,4,3,5 b. 18 Oct 1850, d. 19 Jul 1930
Mother*Elizabeth Jane Renwick2,4,3,5 b. 8 Jan 1854, d. 29 Jun 1940
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited29 Apr 2018
     Edith was born on 20 July 1887 in Toronto, York County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Birth Registration 043310.1,6,5 Alternatively, she was born on 15 June 1888 in Toronto, Ontario, CanadaG, according to the 1901 census2,4 or in July 1890 in Ontario, CanadaG, in the 1911 & 1921 census.3,7 Edith married John Ferguson on 9 March 1915 in Toronto, York County, Ontario, CanadaG.8,2,9,7 Edith Matthews Hunter was buried in St. Philip's Anglican Cemetery, Markam, Ontario, CanadaG.10
She died in 1969.10
     She of Toronto, Ontario was listed as next-of-kin on her husband John Ferguson's attestation (enlistment) papers.8
     In the obituary of Dr John D Hunter who died 19 July 1930, his daughter, Mrs John Ferguson of Lawrence Park, was listed as a survivor.11 She was included on a passenger list Disembarked from the S.S. Rijndam crossing from New York. Her intended visit was for 5 months. dated 9 June 1955.6

Census Data

     Edith M Hunter appeared on the 1891 Canadian Census of Toronto, Ontario in the household of her parents, John Hunter and Elizabeth Hunter.5
     Edith Hunter appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Toronto, York County, Ontario in the household of her parents, Dr John D Hunter and Elizabeth Jane Hunter.12
     Edith Hunter appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of Toronto, York County, Ontario in the household of her parents, Dr John Hunter and Elizabeth Hunter.3
     John Ferguson and Edith appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of Toronto, Ontario, enumerated 1 June 1921. John was enuemrated as a manager and a Presbyterian.7

Family

John Ferguson b. 25 May 1888, d. 1942
Marriage*Edith married John Ferguson on 9 March 1915 in Toronto, York County, Ontario, CanadaG.8,2,9,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Edith Marthews Hunter. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  2. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., John Ferguson & Edith M Hunter.
  3. [S3399] Dr. John Hunter household, Jun 5, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Toronto, Toronto West, Ontario; Page: 6, Family: 6, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  4. [S3397] Dr. John D Hunter household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ward 6, Toronto, York West, Ontario; Page: 1; Family: 2, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Microfilm T-6508, District:     ON YORK (West/Ouest) (#131) Subdistrict:     Toronto (City/Cité) Ward/Quartier No. 6 G-10 Page 1.
  5. [S7928] John Hunter household, Apr 28, 1891 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, St. Mark's ward, Toronto (city), Ontario; Page: 73; Family No: 344, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6373.
  6. [S3400] U.K. Incoming Passenger Lists - 1878 - 1960, online U.K. Incoming Passenger Lists - 1878 - 1960 search page, Name: Edith Ferguson. Hereinafter cited as Passenger Lists.
  7. [S7929] John Ferguson household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ward 4, Toronto South, Ontario; Page: 2; Family: 15, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  8. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service File (large PDF file): Gunner John Ferguson (338113). Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  9. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., John Ferguson
    Grave MarkerTranscription:
    FERGUSON
    In LOving Memory of John Ferguson     1888 - 1942
    Beloved husband of Edith M. Hunter     1887 - 1969
    Douglas R.     1923 - 1990
    His Wife Beryl Hamilton     1923 - 2007.
  10. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Edith M. Hunter Ferguson
    Grave MarkerTranscription:
    FERGUSON
    In LOving Memory of John Ferguson     1888 - 1942
    Beloved husband of Edith M. Hunter     1887 - 1969
    Douglas R.     1923 - 1990
    His Wife Beryl Hamilton     1923 - 2007.
  11. [S3564] Unknown author, "Obituaries," Canadian Medical Assoc Journal Aug 1930, Volume 23, #2, page 312 (23 Aug 1930): Obituaries - Dr. John Hunter, of Toronto. Hereinafter cited as "CMAJ Obituaries."
  12. [S3397] Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ward 6, Toronto, York West, Ontario; Page: 1; Family: 2.
  13. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Douglas R. Ferguson
    Grave MarkerTranscription:
    FERGUSON
    In LOving Memory of John Ferguson     1888 - 1942
    Beloved husband of Edith M. Hunter     1887 - 1969
    Douglas R.     1923 - 1990
    His Wife Beryl Hamilton     1923 - 2007.

John Ferguson1

M, #27158, b. 25 May 1888, d. 1942
Father*John Ferguson1
Last Edited18 May 2019
     John was born on 25 May 1888 in London, EnglandG.2,1,3,4 John married Edith Matthews Hunter on 9 March 1915 in Toronto, York County, Ontario, CanadaG.2,1,3,4 He died in 1942.3 John Ferguson was buried in St. Philip's Anglican Cemetery, Markam, Ontario, CanadaG.3

     Canadian Military Service:
     John Ferguson began military service on 10 February 1917 in Toronto, Ontario, CanadaG, as a gunner in the 67th Depot Battery. He listed his next-of-kin as Edith Ferguson on his Attestation (enlistment) papers.2 On 24 April 1917, he embarked to England.2 On 1 June 1918, he was mobilized to France.2 On 9 October 1918 in FranceG, he was wounded while serving in the area of Cambrai. He received a gun shot wound to his right wrist that also fractured the radius. Pieces of bone were left in the wound, limiting mobility. He was evacuated to England and subsequently invalided to Canada.2 John Ferguson ended military service on 16 July 1919 in Toronto, Ontario, CanadaG, discharged as medically unfit due to debility related to his wound.
End of Military Service section.2


Link to the Canadian Great War Project:; "Soldier Page" for John Ferguson5

Census Data

     John Ferguson and Edith appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of Toronto, Ontario, enumerated 1 June 1921. John was enuemrated as a manager and a Presbyterian.4

Family

Edith Matthews Hunter b. 20 Jul 1887, d. 1969
Marriage*John married Edith Matthews Hunter on 9 March 1915 in Toronto, York County, Ontario, CanadaG.2,1,3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., John Ferguson & Edith M Hunter.
  2. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service File (large PDF file): Gunner John Ferguson (338113). Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  3. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., John Ferguson
    Grave MarkerTranscription:
    FERGUSON
    In LOving Memory of John Ferguson     1888 - 1942
    Beloved husband of Edith M. Hunter     1887 - 1969
    Douglas R.     1923 - 1990
    His Wife Beryl Hamilton     1923 - 2007.
  4. [S7929] John Ferguson household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ward 4, Toronto South, Ontario; Page: 2; Family: 15, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  5. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  6. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Douglas R. Ferguson
    Grave MarkerTranscription:
    FERGUSON
    In LOving Memory of John Ferguson     1888 - 1942
    Beloved husband of Edith M. Hunter     1887 - 1969
    Douglas R.     1923 - 1990
    His Wife Beryl Hamilton     1923 - 2007.

John Ferguson1

M, #27159
Last Edited14 Oct 2017
     The following biographical fact was included, 10 February 1917:
At the time that their son John Ferguson enlisted both of his parents were living at 57 Kingswood Rd., Goodmayes, Essex, England.2

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., John Ferguson & Edith M Hunter.
  2. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service File (large PDF file): Gunner John Ferguson (338113). Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.

Blanche (?)1

F, #27160
Last Edited3 Jan 2019
     Blanche married Williston Meredith Hunter before 1916.1
     Blanche Hunter of Redlands, California was listed as next-of-kin on her husband Williston Meredith Hunter's attestation (enlistment) papers.1
     Research notes:
This may be Blanche, the widow of Williston Meredith Hunter.

Name:     Blanche E Hunter
[Blanche E Hemler]
Age:     35
Birth Year:     abt 1885
Birthplace:     Canada
Home in 1920:     Los Angeles Assembly District 64, Los Angeles, California
Race:     White
Gender:     Female
Immigration Year:     1898
Relation to Head of House:     Head
Marital Status:     Widowed
[Widow]
Father's Birthplace:     Canada
Mother's Birthplace:     Canada
Home Owned:     Rent
Able to Read:     Yes
Able to Write:     Yes
Neighbors:     View others on page
Household Members:     
Name     Age
Blanche E Hunter     35
Margaret M Hunter     17

Name:     Blanche E Hunter
Gender:     Female
Birth Year:     abt 1884
Birthplace:     Canada
Race:     White
Home in 1930:     Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Marital Status:     Widowed
Immigration Year:     1897
Relation to Head of House:     Head
Father's Birthplace:     Canada
Mother's Birthplace:     Canada
Household Members:     
Name     Age
Blanche E Hunter     46
Margaret M Hunter     25.2

Family

Williston Meredith Hunter b. 24 Oct 1878, d. 18 Jul 1922

Citations

  1. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/">CEF Service File (large PDF file): Williston Meredith Hunter. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  2. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).