Cynthia Celestia Shepard

17 August 1812–21 June 1897 (Age 84)
New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Cynthia Celestia

When Cynthia Celestia Shepard was born on 17 August 1812, in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Daniel Shepard, was 36 and her mother, Lucy Cady, was 32. She married Jarvis Judson Moger in 1839, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cedar Falls Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Iowa, United States in 1870. She died on 21 June 1897, in Ottawa, Kansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Lamar, Ottawa, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jarvis Judson Moger
Cynthia Celestia Shepard
Marriage: 1839
Sarah Eileen Moger
John Henry Moger
Charles A Moger
Jarvis Edwin Moger
James Franklin Moger

Spouse and Children

New York, United States


    Sarah Eileen Moger


    John Henry Moger


    Charles A Moger


    Jarvis Edwin Moger



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Shepherd .2 Americanized form of some Jewish surname sounding like or meaning ‘shepherd’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

John Henry Moger - Life Sketch

In 1905 he was living in Courtland, Republic County, Kansas. JOHN H. MOGER. The subject of this sketch is J.H. Moger, a liveryman of Glasco, an old timer and one of the organizers of Oakland Township …

Sources (3)

  • Celestia Mogar in household of Jarvis J Mogar, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cyntha C Moger in household of Jarvis J Moger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Celeste C Moger in household of J J Moger, "United States Census, 1860"

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