Old family records state that the parents of
...Ira M. Mosier 30 jul 1827 - 30 Dec 1904,
His father died 7 months after his birth, his mother died 3 months after giving birth. His death certificate indicates that he was raised by an uncle, unknown. This has eluded several descendants who have been looking since the 1960's.
Who were his parents? Who was the Uncle, and presumed aunt who raised him?
The family lived in New York counties of Allegany, Livingston, Steuben, and Cattaraugus counties