John Molby Data

Baldwinsville Gazette, March 20, 1884. "Mr. & Mrs. Clinton D. Molby and family, of Washington, D.C., are visiting relatives and his old home before taking his departure with his brother, F. H. Molby, for Kansas."

Baldwinsville Gazette, Nov. 24, 1887. "I. J. Molby has a new jeweller's desk of tasty make and convenient form, in the watch repairing department at Mason & Molby's store."

Clarissa seems to have made her home with her youngest son, Irvin, for the most part, subsequent to his marriage to Rose Haynes, March 24, 1880.

C. D. Molby. From an obituary of C. D. Molby appearing in a home town newspaper, it was stated that C. D. Molby and his wife moved to Rochelle, Ill., in 1866, and remained there four years, after which they went to take up a homestead near Barnes, Washington Co., Kansas, where they resided together, with the exception of eight years spent in Virginia, Arlington Co., about five miles from Washington, D.C.

"For twenty-eight years he lived among us and was well known. When the sad news of his death was told a sorrow overspread the entire community. He was a good man, quiet and unassuming by nature, yet a real friend and a hospitable companion. He had traits of character that caused the young as well as old to seek his company and enjoy his hospitality.

"He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church of Barnes, Ks., and has been one of the strong men in its communion ever since, caring for its interests in the various official capacities. Being at the time of his death president of the board of trustees and teacher of a large bible class."

The obituary of Frank H. Molby published in his home town paper stated that he and his family came to Greenleaf, Ks., on May 10,. 1884. They remained in the city about two months and then purchased a farm about five miles southeast from Greenleaf, on which farm they lived for forty-two years.

"Mr. Molby was one of the most honorable, upright men we have ever known and the world is better for his having lived. He became a member of the Christian church in the spring of 1885 and lived a consistent, religious life....."

Weslaco, Texas, newspaper.
	Died July 20, 1959

Last rites will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. for George Hervey Molby, 82, at the First Methodist Church, Weslaco. The Rev. Paul Weiss will officiate, assisted by the Rev. James L. Stone.

Interment will be in Weslaco Cemetery under the direction of Weldon Martin Funeral Home.

Molby died Monday night at a rest home in McAllen after a long illness.

He had been a resident of the Valley for 39 years. He had made his home in Weslaco, where he was a member of the First Methodist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Alma Haney of Barstow, Calif., Mrs. E. R. Bogvsch of Kingsville and Mrs. Pete Becker of Elsa; a son, H. A. Molby of Hobbs, N.M.; a sister, Mrs. J. B. Funk of Weslaco; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Obituary from a home town newspaper.

"Ruel Clinton Molby, son of Frank H. and Ida Z. Molby, was born June 21, 1877, in Onondaga County near Baldwinsville, N.Y., and departed this life November 14, 1954, at the age of 77 years, 4 months and 24 days.

At the age of 7 he came with his parents to Kansas where he has resided near Greenleaf and Linn.