Francis George Mohorter
Birth: 5 May 1855 ♦ Pontiac, MI
Death: 11 Jun 1927 ♦ Syracuse, NY

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Francis George Mohorter

  • Occupation: Logger/Farmer

  • Veteran:

  • Age at Death: 72

  • Reason of Death: Unknown

  • Francis was born in Pontiac, MI on 5 May 1855.

  • As per the 1870 Census he lived in Saline, MI and his occupation is listed as a farm laborer. He was 15 and lived with the Havens, not sure if this family is related.

  • He married Hessie Louise Walker on 8 Jul 1878 in New York.

  • As per the 1880 Census he lived in Butler, NY with his wife Hessie and his son George. His occupation is listed as farmer. He owned 102 acres of land and owned one horse, 42 sheep, and 28 chickens. He grew buckwheat, Indian corn, oats, potatoes, apples, and peaches. Land was valued at $3085.

  • As per the 1900 Census he lived in Lysander, NY with Hessie and 3 children. His occupation is listed as farmer.

  • Children of Francis and Hessie were George, Cecil, and Olive.

  • As per the 1920 Census he lived in Dewitt, NY and lists his occupation as a railroad worker, and rented his house on 118 Main St.

  • Francis died on 11 Jun 1927 in East Syracuse, NY. He as well as Hessie are buried in Maplewood Cemetery in Camillus, NY.

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Cemetery Information

Cemetery Name
Cemetery Location
Francis George Mohorter Maplewood Cemetery Camillus, NY
Hessie Louise Walker Mohorter Maplewood Cemetery Camillus, NY
George Henry Mohorter Victory Union Cemetery Syracuse, NY
Cecil Amer Mohorter Fyler Settlement Cemetery Kirkville, NY
Olive Mary Mohorter Fields Woodlawn Cemetery Syracuse, NY


Francis George Mohorter Group Photo (lumber camp)

1870 U.S. Census Saline, MI

1880 U.S. Census Butler, NY

1900 U.S. Census Lysander, NY

1920 U.S. Census Dewitt, NY

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1880 Agriculture Census Butler, NY Francis George Mohorter Farm Value

Francis and Cecil City Directory Syracuse, NY

Francis George Mohorter Death Index, East Syracuse, NY

Mary Olivia Mohorter Marriage Certificate