Carry Amelia Moore born 25 Nov 1846, Garrard Co, KY, died 9 Jun 1911,Levenworth, KS in a sanitarium. Parents are George Moore and Mary Campbell. She wasthe oldest of four girls and two boys.
In 1855 George Moore moved his family to Cass Co, MO, near Belton. When the Civil War threatened, he moved his family and slaves to TX. George Moore was once a wealthy man. The move to TX, killed most his slaves with tyhoid and someing eles his horses and mules. He freed the remaining slaves and traded the carriage for supplies to return to Cass Co, MO, in poverty.George and Mary Moore are buried in Belton, Cass Co, MO.
Carry married Dr. Charles Gloyd in 1867. They had two daughters. One died as a
infant in Holden, MO., the other was Charlein. Dr. Gloyd died when Charlein was a infant, he was a alcoholic. He is buried in Holden, MO.
Carry was a teacher in Holden, Mo., for four years. She meet David Nation, he
was City Attorney of Holden 1868-1870. They were married 30 Dec 1877. This marriage
was for convenience for Carry, 30 and David 49. No children where born to them.
Carry belived the death of her infant daughter and Charlien’s affliction was due to
Dr. Gloyds excessive drinking. Charlien was in and out of institution in TX, she suffer
from mental illness. Charlien Gloyd did married Alexander McNabb in TX and had five
Carry’s mother belived she was Queen Victoria of England and died 1893 in
mental institution in MO. One Aunt during certain lunar phases got on the roof and
thought she was a weather vane. One cousin at age forty returned to all fours. So I’m not
sure Charlien got this all from her father.
On GenForum, message number 181 a poem by Willard Wattles, 1916. Just this
week 18 Jul, Carry Nation’s granddaughter was in TV, she has a new book out on Carry
Nation. I was fixing lunch a did’nt heard her name or that of the book. You might keep a
eye out for it. I e-mail the station for information but no word from them.
David Nation born 8 Jun 1828, Delaware Co, IN, died 3 Oct 1903, Medicine
Lodge, KS, buried Highland Cem in GAR section. David married 28 Mar 1847, Delaware
Co, IN, to Samantha VanMatre. Samantha died 8 Aug 1874, Holden, MO. They had 2 sons and 5 daughters.
David was a Capt in Union army, 69th Reg, Inf, IN. Pastor of First Christian
Church in Warrensburg MO., and Medicine, KS. Partnes in law in office of Nation and
Cruse in Warrensburg, Mo., with Allen H. Cruse. Partnes in Warrensburg Journal
Democrat (newpaper) with C.A. Middleton, where he was editor.
David divorce Carry 27 Nov 1901, Barber Co, KS., on grounds of desertion,
humiliation and mental cruelty. Judge ruled in David favor on desertin only and divorce
David Nation’s brother Enock Nation was a Corp in the 9th Ind Cavalry, was a
prisoner at Cahaba, AL. Enock was on way home on the SULTANA (ship) it exploded on
the Mississippi River, 27 Apr 1865 near Memphis, TN an he was killed.
Hope this helps some. I’m from the Nation Line. PAT