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Name:John Bean Moomau
Affiliation:Class of 1845
Biography & Genealogy:John Bean Moomau, Class of 1845: Born- May 10, 1821 at Franklin, Pendleton Co. Va. Father- Frederick Moomau; Mother- Catherine Johnson. No information on grandparents. Married- Hannah Hinkle Dice. Children- 1- Dice Moomau; 2- William B. Moomau; 3- Scott Moomau who married Abbie Leavitt; 4- Mollie Moomau; 5- Catherine Moomau; 6- Elizabeth Moomau 7- Points Moomau; 8- Frederick Moomau; 9- John H. Moomau. Entered VMI- July 25, 1842; Graduated July 4, 1845 standing 15th in a class of 20. Career- Lawyer (commonwealth's attorney); Col. of 146th Va. Militia before the War. Civil War Service- Captain Co. F 25th Va. Regt. May 26, 1861; Elected 2nd Lieut. Of Co. C 62nd Va. Reg. Aug. 4, 1863; Admitted to hospital Jun 9, 1864. Died- Jun. 25, 1864 of Typhoid Fever. Buried at Thornrose Cemetery in Staunton, Va.
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