John Curtis Moberly Jr.

Brief Life History of John Curtis

When John Curtis Moberly Jr. was born on 17 May 1899, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, John Curtis Moberly, was 32 and his mother, Cora Elizabeth Hurst, was 26. He married Esther Marita Dawson on 10 September 1926. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Montrose, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 7 August 1985, in Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States.

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John Curtis Moberly Jr.
Esther Marita Dawson
Marriage: 10 September 1926
Helen Lee Moberly
Shirley Louise Moberly
Beverly June Moberly

Sources (17)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • John Curtis Moberly, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Curtis John Moberly, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.


Historical Boundaries: 1905; Montrose, Colorado, United States

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (southern): habitational name from Mobberley in Cheshire. The placename derives from Old English mōt ‘meeting’ + burg ‘fortress’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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