#21 Earl Moore

(52 Ancestors #21 – Military)

Earl Lowell Moore (1897-1956) was my great-grandmother Mae’s brother. Here he is with his mother Mina.
c1897, Helen and Mae Moore, with baby Earl
According to his WWI draft registration in 1918, Earl had been a private in the U.S. Marine Corps for the past 8 months.
Mention of Earl Moore and his brother and sister-in-law visiting their father Fred. From the July 28, 1921 Benton Harbor News-Palladium

Military Monday – Milo Alfonzo Thompson

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Above is a picture of Milo A. Thompson, who served in the 1st Michigan Cavalry, Company G in the Civil War.  He was born in Pennsylvania on July 10, 1836.  He married Ruth E. Noble on January 2, 1860 in Oakland County, Michigan.  They lived in Oxford, Michigan until 1882 when they moved to Luzerne, Michigan.  They had 6 children.  One son, Bert L. Thompson (pictured below) married my great-great grandmother Mina Adell Bolt Moore in 1924.  Ruth died in 1896 and Milo died August 4, 1908 in Ely, Michigan at his nephew’s house.  They are buried in Lewiston, Michigan.

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Bert and Mina Thompson

Daily Blogging Prompt: Military Monday