Husted Moe

ID # 5, (1828-1906)
FatherHenry Moe (-1839)
MotherTeressa M. Coleman (1802-1894)
BirthHusted Moe was born on 12 December 1828 at Dumfries Twp. 
MarriageHe married Charlotte Edwards in 1882. 
MarriageHe married Christina Cook
DeathHe died on 21 May 1906 at Barrie, Ontario, at age 77. 
BurialHe was buried at Trinity Church Cemetery, Collingwood, Ontario. 
NoteHusted Moe is an interesting person to research. See note under his father, Henry Moe for the likely origin of his name. Husted wife's name was Christina Cook. They may have been married in Berlin, though in later years they lived in Owen Sound, per a 1865-66 gazetteer for Grey County. He was in Orillia with his children in the 1881 Canadian census and apparently Christina had died by this time. An obituary for one of their daughters, Clara, says that she was born in Bell Ewart in Innisfil Township in Simcoe County, and so they likely spent some time there. In the 1881 census, Husted is listed as 'station master', but in the above mentioned Grey Co. gazette, he is mentioned as a purser on the Great Lakes steamer Clifton. Web pages are to be found that mention a Moe as steward on Great Lakes shipping and a Captain Moe of the Emily May and also the Lady of the Lakes. These two ships sailed on Lake Simcoe and the references seem to date from the mid 1870s.

According to his obituary, Husted is buried in the Methodist Cemetery in Collingwood.

Also according to his obituary, Husted married a second time and had a son Roy by his second wife. No names are given for his wives in the obituary, but his second wife was apparently living at the time. The Orillia Packet is quoted as saying: he was well known in Orillia; he was captain of the Emily May; afterwards, he was the first station agent for the Northern Railway. He resided in Orillia from 1876 to 1883. In 1883 he left for Vancouver, where he then made his home. He was engaged in the Yukon trade up to the time he was taken ill. He went first to Calgary and then to Orillia. He then went in the fall of 1905 to a hospital in Barrie where he remained until the time of his death. Before living in Orillia, he is said to have lived in Owen Sound, Collingwood, Bell Ewart and Berlin. A son Frank is mentioned as living in St. Louis, Missouri, Fred is in Council Bluffs, Iowa; Mrs. Grant and Mrs. Jebb and Louisa Moe all of Orillia are mentioned. Also a Mrs. Patterson, Teressa, of Okotoks, Alberta. His son by his second marriage, Roy, was said to have recently moved to Owen Sound.

Husted's obituary says that when his health failed he came back to Ontario by way of Calgary, spending a short time there. When he died it appears from his obituary that Charlotte was in British Columbia, though she'd been in Collingwood at the time of the 1901 census. Roy seems to have been in Ontario, perhaps Owen Sound, when his father died, but that's not clear from the obituary.

Death reg. 026354-06 Barrie, Simcoe Co
Husted Moe died May 22, 1906, age 67 yrs., 5 mos., 9 dys.
Sea captain, married. Presbyterian. 

Children of Husted Moe and Christina Cook

Child of Husted Moe and Charlotte Edwards

Last Edited6 May 2016