There are many similarities in the following census to your family members.
Could "Jennie" Mosey be Mary Jane?
Three of the Mosey family members have the birth years of your family member.
Could Mary Jane or "Jennie" born 1848 have married a UNKNOWN Palmer (see Palmer family living close to this Frank Mosey family, had a daughter, Eva Palmer born 1869 in MI. Mary Jane then married Frank Mosey who was born in 1846 (per census) and then had their first child, Dora born 1877 in MI.
Household Record 1880 United States Census Frank MOSEY Self M Male W 34 IN Farmer ENG OH Jennie MOSEY Wife M Female W 32 PA Keeping House NY NY Eva P. PALMER **** SDau S Female W 11 **** MI NY PA *** Dora MOSEY Dau S Female W 3 **** MI IN PA Source Information: Census Place Gardner, Johnson, Kansas Family History Library Film 1254384 NA Film Number T9-0384 Page Number 15D
Living not too far away was a "Palmer" family; perhaps Eva's father and Jennie's first husband was a casualty of the Civil War (poor health or a war injury). Household Record 1880 United States Census Andrew J. PALMER Self M Male W 50 NY Farmer NY ENG Sarah PALMER Wife M Female W 45 NY NY NY William PALMER Son S Male W 19 MI Farm Laborer NY NY Rosela PALMER Dau S Female W 16 MI Keeping House NY NY Ezra PALMER Son S Male W 12 KS Attending School NY NY Source Information: Census Place Gardner, Johnson, Kansas Family History Library Film 1254384 NA Film Number T9-0384 Page Number 15C