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Eliza Jane Hughes

Eliza was born May 11, 1856 in Nebraska.

Her parents were Mathew Thomas Hughes and Esther Wolph. She was the fifth child of five.

Eliza married John Waltz Moore on August 18, 1880 in Nebraska City, NE. They lived in a sod house on the homestead. They had seven children, James Hughes (August 9, 1881 to 1957), Thomas Raymond (April 29, 1883 to April 29, 1961), Omer Ross (April 6, 1885 to November 17, 1964), Oscar Leslie (February 18, 1887 to 1959), Frank Waltz (November 29, 1889 to July 20, 1965). Esther May (December 24, 1892 to May 11, 1980), and Nellie Lousie (December 21,1894 to November 14, 1993).

Eliza died in Newburg, Oregon on April 13, 1933 at the age of 76 years, 11 months, 2 days. She is buried at the GAR Cemetery in Newburg, Oregon.

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