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Philip Moeller (1820 - 1904)

Philip Moeller
Born in Fortha, Germanymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1858 in Wabaunsee County, KSmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 84 in Mount Pulaski, Logan, Illinois, USAmap
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Philip Moeller was born on 21 June1820 in Fortha, Germany.


Philip Moeller and Wilhelmina "Mina" (Futh) Maike Moeller married 1858 in Wabaunsee, Kansas. They were married again on February 11, 1862 in Mt. Pulaski, Logan, Illinois by Rev. Jacob Moore (German Evangelical Church).


1860 Census -- St. Louis, Missouri

  • Philip Miller 39 Bavaria
  • Wilhelmena Miller 29 Prussia
  • William Miller 5 Prussia (actually Maike)
  • Mary Miller 1 Kansas
  • Catherine Miller 0 Missouri

1870 Census - Logan, Illinois

  • Phillip Miller 50 Saxony
  • Mina Miller 39 Prussia
  • William Miller 15 Prussia (Maike - Stepson to Philip)
  • Kate Miller 10 Illinois
  • Mina Miller 8 Illinois
  • Elizabeth Miller 4 Illinois

1880 Census -- Mt. Pulaski, Logan, Illinois

  • Phillip Miller 60 Germany
  • Mina Miller 48 France (should be Prussia)
  • Kate Miller 20 Illinois
  • Lizzie Miller 14 Illinois
  • Ida Miller 10 Illinois

1900 Census -- Latham Village, Logan, Illinois

  • Albert Leish 38 Germany
  • Elizabeth Leish 34 Illinois
  • Carrie Leish 15 Illinois
  • John Leish 12 Illinois
  • Ellen Leish 10 Illinois
  • Henrietta Leish 6 Illinois
  • Katie Leish 4 Illinois
  • Esther Leish 3 Illinois
  • Phillip Miller 80 Germany (Father-in-law)


Philip Moeller served in the War Between the States (Civil War) with the D CO. 106 RGT. IL Infantry Volunteers.

  • Enlisted: 1 AUG 1862 in Mt. Pulaski Illinois
  • Mustered: 17 SEP 1862 in Lincoln Illinois
  • Discharged: 12 JUL 1865 in Pine Bluff Arkansas


Philip Moeller passed away on December 12, 1904 in Logan County, Illinois when he fell from the caboose of a train and was struck. He was buried in Mount Pulaski Cemetery, Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois on December 14, 1904.


Philip Moeller's Will was probated on October 17, 1905 in Logan County, Illinois.


  • Family Genealogical Record: Cultice, Ruth Pfeiffer. Philip and Wilhelmina (Futh) Moeller and Their Descendants. N.p.: Self published, 6 June 1971.
  • Military Service - Company D -- Civil War and Wikipedia
  • Pension Card - Family Search
  • Memorial -- Find A Grave
  • Will - image 41 -- Family Search

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