Flora Ella D. Chesnut1,2,3

ID# 20670, (1869 - 1920)
FatherJohn Chesnut4,5,3 (17 Apr 1826 - 16 Dec 1894)
MotherElizabeth Jane Flora4,6,3 (abt 1828 - 27 Jan 1899)

Key Events:

Birth: 4 Mar 1869, Pennsylvania7,8,9
Marriage: 14 Mar 1888, Martinsburg, West Virginia, Daniel G. Moler (Jun 1856 - 5 Jun 1917)10,11
Death: 25 Aug 1920, Frederick Co., Maryland12
Burial: Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick, Frederick Co., Maryland13
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

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Narrative:

     Flora Ella D. Chesnut was born on 4 Mar 1869 in Pennsylvania.7,8,9 She appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Ft. Littleton, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of her parents, John Chesnut and Elizabeth Jane Flora.14
     She moved to West Virginia with her parents before 1880. She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Hampshire Co., West Virginia, in the household of her parents.5
     Records from her childhood show her given name as Flora E. D., but by the time of her marriage she was using her middle name, Ella. All later records, including her tombstone, use that name.3,15,16
     Flora married Daniel G. Moler, son of Robert W. Moler and Thursday M. Strider, on 14 Mar 1888 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, with John Edwards officiating.10,11
     Flora and Daniel moved to Maryland about 1893 with their two young sons.17 They appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Brunswick, Frederick Co., Maryland, enumerated 24 Jun 1900, reporting they were renting their home. Their children Archibald, Leslie, Bessie and Harry were listed as living with them, as was her brother George.18
     Flora and Daniel appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Brunswick, Frederick Co., Maryland, at B St., enumerated 26 Apr 1910, reporting they owned their home, which was mortgaged. Their children Archibald, Bessie, Harry, Vernon, Albert and Ronald were listed as living with them, as was her brother George.19
     Her husband died on 5 Jun 1917 in Frederick Co., Maryland.20
     Flora appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Brunswick, Frederick Co., Maryland, apparently in the home she and her late husband had owned. Her son Leslie is listed as head of household, and her other children Bessie, Harry, Vernon, Albert, Ronald and Madeline were also listed as living there.21
     Flora died on 25 Aug 1920 in Frederick Co., Maryland, at age 51.12 She was buried in Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick, Frederick Co., Maryland.13

Children:
     Children with Daniel G. Moler:

  • Archibald Carlyle Moler22,23,24 (17 Dec 1889 - 14 Aug 1949)
  • Leslie C. Moler22,21 (19 Jun 1892 - 11 Jan 1959)
  • Bessie Pauline Moler22,25,26 (26 Oct 1894 - 20 Jun 1969)
  • Harry Robert Moler22,27,28 (4 Apr 1897 - 4 Mar 1970)
  • Vernon B. Moler29,27,30 (19 Sep 1900 - Nov 1970)
  • Albert G. Moler31,27,30 (7 Nov 1904 - 27 May 1966)
  • infant Moler32 (20 Apr 1907 - bef 1910)
  • Ronald G. Moler33,27,30 (13 Oct 1908 - 15 Mar 1983)
  • Madeline Moler34,35,36 (4 Oct 1911 - 1 Aug 1984)
  • Glenn C. Moler37,38 (9 Nov 1914 - 7 Jan 1918)

Citations

  1. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Flora E. D. Chesnut.
  2. [S6734] John Chestnut household, 1880 U.S. Census, Hampshire Co., West Virginia, shows name as Flora E. D. Chestnut.
  3. [S6744] Daniel G. Moler and Elle D. Chestnut, marriage license and certificate.
  4. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6734] John Chestnut household, 1880 U.S. Census, Hampshire Co., West Virginia.
  6. [S6734] John Chestnut household, 1880 U.S. Census, Hampshire Co., West Virginia, shows the girl as daughter of Elizabeth's husband.
  7. [S6728] Berkeley County West Virginia GenWeb, online, "Biography of John Chesnut," submitted by Marilyn Gouge, extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, vol 3, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, West Virginia, Biographies List (1884), shows date.
  8. [S6747] Donie G. Malen household, 1900 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows month, year, age 31, and state.
  9. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 1 and state.
  10. [S6744] Daniel G. Moler and Elle D. Chestnut, marriage license and certificate, shows date, town, state, and officiant.
  11. [S6747] Donie G. Malen household, 1900 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows married 12 years.
  12. [S6779] Ella D. Moler, death index card.
  13. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 101171602, Ella D. Chestnut Moler, includes tombstone photo.
  14. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.
  15. [S6747] Donie G. Malen household, 1900 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows name as Ella D. Malen.
  16. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 101171602, Ella D. Chestnut Moler, and includes tombstone photo showing name as Ella D., wife of Daniel G. Moler.
  17. [S6747] Donie G. Malen household, 1900 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows their son Leslie as born in West Virginia, and daughter Bessie as born in Maryland.
  18. [S6747] Donie G. Malen household, 1900 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland.
  19. [S6749] Daniel G. Moler household, 1910 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland.
  20. [S6780] Daniel C. Moler, death index card.
  21. [S6806] Maurice Goodman Leslie Moler household, 1920 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland.
  22. [S6747] Donie G. Malen household, 1900 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  23. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Archibald Carlyle Moler.
  24. [S6748] Archibald Carlyle Moler obituary, The News.
  25. [S6749] Daniel G. Moler household, 1910 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows the girl as daughter of Ella's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  26. [S6750] Bessie Pauline Eckeirt, Certificate of Death.
  27. [S6749] Daniel G. Moler household, 1910 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  28. [S6751] Harry Robert Moler obituary, The Frederick Post.
  29. [S7211] Birth Record, Index, Counties, State Board of Health, Maryland, film SR 5177, MSA SM 199, pg 151, record for (--?--) Moler, 19 Sep 1900.
  30. [S6806] Maurice Goodman Leslie Moler household, 1920 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows shows her as mother and him as brother of head of household.
  31. [S7211] Birth Record, Index, Counties, State Board of Health, Maryland, film SR 5177, MSA SM 199, pg 151, record for (--?--) Moles, 7 Nov 1904.
  32. [S7211] Birth Record, Index, Counties, State Board of Health, Maryland, film SR 5177, MSA SM 199, pg 151, record for (--?--) Moler, 20 Apr 1907.
  33. [S7211] Birth Record, Index, Counties, State Board of Health, Maryland, film SR 5177, MSA SM 199, pg 151, record for (--?--) Moler, 13 Oct 1908.
  34. [S7211] Birth Record, Index, Counties, State Board of Health, Maryland, film SR 5186, MSA SM 27-7, pg 230, record for (--?--) Moler, 4 Oct 1911.
  35. [S6806] Maurice Goodman Leslie Moler household, 1920 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows shows Ella as mother and the girl as sister of head of household.
  36. [S6811] Madeline Elizabeth Jennings obituary, The Post.
  37. [S7211] Birth Record, Index, Counties, State Board of Health, Maryland, film SR 5186, MSA SM 27-7, pg 230, record for (--?--) Moler, 9 Nov 1914.
  38. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 101176376, Glenn C. Moler, includes tombstone photo showing him as son of D. G. and Ella D. Moler.