unknown newspaper, 1926
Ira Moorhead died at his home here Thursday, February 18 at the age of almost seventy years. He was born July 31, 1856 near Williamsburg, Ohio, the son of William and Margaret Moorhead. In 1880 he came to Illinois, and since that time had spent his life in LaSalle and Menard counties. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Oscar Jones of Hamilton, Ohio, one brother, James Moorhead of Clear Lake, South Dakota, a number of nephews and nieces and a great many friends. Funeral services were held Friday, February 19 from the Satorius Funeral Home, Rev. T.G. Melton officiating and the remains were interred in Rose Hill cemetery.