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6th NY Militia, Co. “E” -- 3 mos. service beginning 19 April 1861. 55th Reg. NY Vol. Inf., Co. “D” -- enrolls as Pvt. at Staten Island, 28 Aug. 1861. Promoted to Corporal, 31 Oct. ‘61; promoted to Sergeant, Sept. 1862; promoted to 1st Sergeant of Co. “H” on 12 Dec. 1862. 55th is consol. into Cos. GHI&K of 38th NY Inf., 21 Dec. 1862, Moll in Co. "H." 3 yrs.’ men transf’d. to 40th Reg. NY Inf. (“Mozart Reg.”) after Chancellorsville, with Moll becoming 1st Sergeant of Co. “A.” See link to SUVCW bio, below.

Birth:
30 Dec 1837 1
probably Perleberg, Kreis Westprignitz, Brandenburg, Prussia -- despite obit notices 1
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Birth:
30 Dec 1837 1
probably Perleberg, Kreis Westprignitz, Brandenburg, Prussia -- despite obit notices 1
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Mother: Maria Carolina Friderica Burmeister 1
Father: Johann Friedrich Ludwig Moll 1

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St. Louis, Missouri

MOLL--After a short illness, on Sunday, Jan. 13, 1907, at 3 a.m., Robert Moll, beloved husband of Emilie Moll and dear father of Alma and Adolph E. Moll.

  Funeral will take place from family residence, 5132 Minerva avenue, Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 2 p.m., to Bellefontaine Cemetery.

  St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday, January 14, 1907, pg. 10.

 

MOLL FUNERAL SET FOR THIS AFTERNOON

   The funeral of Robert Moll, wholesale grocer, safe manufacturer and Civil War veteran, who died Sunday at St. Luke’s Hospiotal, will take place at 2 o’clock this afternoon from the family residence, No. 5132 Minerva avenue.  Interment will be in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

   The services at the grave will be under the auspices of Frank P. Blair Post, G. A. R., the Union Veterans and the Legion of Honor, to all of which organizations Mr. Moll belonged.  He was a member of the Fifty-fifth New York Regiment during the Civil War, and was wounded several times.

   Mr. Moll was associated with his brother, A. Moll, in the grocery business.  He was born in Freienstein, Germany, in 1837, coming to this country at the age of 14.  He is survived by a widow and two children.

   The Republic, St. Louis, Mo., Tuesday, January 15, 1907, Pg. 2.  [The Star also notes his brother, Fred, of DeSoto, Mo.]

 

VETERANS IN CHARGE OF R. MOLL’S FUNERAL

Well Known Grocer Died Sunday and Will be Buried Tuesday.

ROBERT MOLL (photo).

   The funeral of Robert Moll, who died early Sunday morning at St. Luke’s hospital, will take place from the family residence, 5132 Minerva avenue, on Tuesday at 2 p. m., thence to Bellefontaine cemetery.  Services will be held at the grave by the Frank P. Blair post, G. A. R. the Union Veterans and Legion of Honor, in which societies he held memberships.

   Mr. Moll, who succumbed after a short illness, was well known in grocer circles.  He was born in Freinstein, Germany, in 1837 and came to this country at the age of 14 years.  He engaged in the safe manufacturing business with his brother, A. Moll, who was afterward prominent as a wholesale grocer.  Robert Moll also entered the grocer business.

   Served in the Civil War.

   At the beginning of the civil war he enlisted in the Union army with the 55th New York regiment, and served throughout the war, participating in the battles fought by the army of the Potomac.  He was severely wounded in the battle of Williamsburg and again at Spotsylvania.  He is survived by his widow, two children, Alma and Adolph E. Moll, and an only brother, Fred Moll of DeSoto, Missouri.

   St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrat, Monday Morning, January 14, 1907, Pg. 5.

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