Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 351 of 1,110
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HITI O DA L S C U T .31
they were the parents of five children. He
lost his wife by death, and in December,
1886, Mr. Trees married Miss Sophronia
Anthony, also a native of Arkansas.
HEODORE MOSHER, one of the
prominent business men of Dallas, is
proprietor of the famous foundry and
machine shops locatedat 315 South Lamar
street. This establishment has a well-earned
reputation throughout Texas, due to the
efficient management of Mr. Mosher.
The subject of our sketch was born at
Mattawan, Dutchess county, New York,
August 7, 1834. His parents, John and
Eliza (Meek) Mosher, had a family of eleven
children, of whom he is the oldest. His
father was a native of New York, and a
master mechanic. After a useful life his
death occurred, in 1864, at the age of sixtyfive
years. His mother died in 1871, aged
sixty-five. Both were honored members of
the Episcopal Church. January 31, 1866,
Theodore Mosher was united in marriage
with Miss Jennie E. Hetherington. She was
the second daughter in a family of five
children born to Christopher and Mary
(Stephens) Hetherington. Her father was
a machinist by occupation, and was a native
of England. In 1840, in company with his
wife and family, he emigrated to America,
landing in New York. There he engaged in
business and passed an active and useful life.
His death occurred January 1, 1891. His
wife survived him only a short time, when
she quietly passed away. The father was for
many years a minister of the gospel and was
noted for his many acts of charity. Only
lour of their children are now living.
Mr. Moshpr served an apprenticeship of
five years in his father's machine shop, after
which he accepted a position as locomotive
engineer on the Cincinnati Graciej A., who is now the
wife of T. J. Jones, resides in Dallas, and
has one child, Gracie E.; Mamnie E.; William
S.; and Theodore J.
Mr. Mosher is a member of Temple
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/351/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.