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Phyllis Logan Moorhead

Phyllis Logan Moorhead

Phyllis Logan Moorhead, born Jun 16, 1885 in Tawas City, MI, daughter of Frederick and Gustin Logan Moorhead.

From History of the Moorhead Family From the Latter Part of the Sixteenth Century Until the Present Time, Compiled and Published by A.T. Moorhead (Frederick's father), Indiana, PA August 23, 1901, pgs 36-37.

Frederick Moorhead, son of Alexander Thompson and Mary Jane Hutchison Moorhead, was born at Taylorsville, Indiana county, December 30, 1862. He was married to Gustin Logan, June 10, 1884, at the home of her mother, Mrs. Margaret Logan, of Indiana, PA. They were the parents of one child -- Phyllis -- born, June 16, 1885 at Tawas City, MI.

Early in life he was engaged in a dry goods store and afterwards in a grocery. Later he went to Tawas City, where he was employed by the Prescott Lumber Company. By his industry and close application to the interests of the company, he was chosen general manager of and exclusive buyer for their supply store, and had he lived until the first of the following January would have become one of the members of the firm.

On Christmas Day, 1891, he and his most intimate friend and boyhood companion were instructing the employes of the Prescott Lumber Company in "pigeon shooting," when the gun in the hands of his friend was accidentally discharged, killing him instantly. His body was brought to his former home in Indiana, and interred in the Moorhead family plot in Oakland cemetery.

His wife and daughter returned to Indiana, where they now reside. Phyllis is a student in the Indiana State Normal School.

According to the obituary of her mother, Gustin Logan Moorhead, Phyllis moved to New York about 1920. She was unmarried at that time.


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