Moffett School No. 7

Hamilton Township, Decatur County, Iowa
Moffett School, year unknown,
Courtesy of Decatur County Historical Museum, Hawk Leib Collection
The Moffett School was located on the farm of A. W. Moffett, an early settler in Hamilton Township. [Located east of Nine Eagles.] The Latter Day Saints held services at the schoolhouse on occasion.

According to the rural teachers listing of Decatur County, Moffett School had closed by 1947.

SOURCES: HOWELL, Prof. J.M. & SMITH, Heman C. "History of Decatur County, Iowa and Its People." Chapt. XIV. S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. Chicago. 1915. Decatur County Rural Teachers Database.
Holden-Moffett School Picnic, year unknown,
on John Koewn place south of Moffett School
(Holden School was north of Nine Eagles)
Photograph courtesy of Decatur County Historical Museum and Bob Bixby
Moffett School, Hamilton Township, 1927-1928
Roberta and Vena Moore, teachers

Alden Colyer, Lotus Bailey, Roberta Moore, Marie Moore, Marjorie Morey, LaVera Landphair, Richard Turpen, John Colyer, Gerald Petticord, Wilbur Landphair, Dorcas Colyer, Elizabeth Moery, Rowena Petticold, Gladys Clark, Harvey Clark, Venita Landphair, Tonita Cragi, James Morey

Primary Class:
Clyde L. Craig, Blanche Landphair, Opal Colyer, Duane Turpen, Harl Landphair, Darrell Turpen, John R. Colyer, James Morey

Contributed by William Baker, 2000 (grandson of Gladys Clark (sister of Harvey Clark))
Moffett School, Hamilton Township, 1938-1939

Robert Leeper, Roy Hill, Harl Landphair, Loretta Craig,
Clella Poush, Hyla Hill, Helen Landphair, Charles Landphair.
Original page created by Sharon Becker 2013, updated 2018; reformatted by Conni McDaniel Hall Nov 2019.
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