Cynthia Celestia Shepard

Female17 August 1812–21 June 1897

Brief Life History 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

Sources (6)

  • Celestia Mogar in household of Jarvis J Mogar, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cynthia Celestia Moger, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Celestia C. Shepard in entry for James Franklin Moger, "Oregon, Deaths and Burials, 1903-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1839New York, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    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

    English: variant of Shepherd .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of French Berger .

    Americanized form of French Chabot and Chaput .

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

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    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 …

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