Sanford H Moyer

29 March 1851–18 September 1884 (Age 33)
Brownville, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Sanford H

When Sanford H Moyer was born on 29 March 1851, in Brownville, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Solomon Moyer, was 40 and his mother, Jane A. Crawford, was 34. He died on 18 September 1884, in Dexter, Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 33.

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Solomon Moyer
Jane A. Crawford
Alanson Bonaparte Moyer
Nancy Moyer
Sarah P Moyer
George Edward Moyer
Sanford H Moyer
Alice M Moyer
Charles S. Moyer
Anna Moyer

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World Events (6)


Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: possibly a shortened form of MacMoyer, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’, from maor ‘steward’.2 Americanized form of German Meyer 1.3 Dutch: occupational name for a mower or reaper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sanford Mayer in household of Solomon Mayer, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Sanford Moyer in household of Solomon Moyer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sanford H Moyer in household of Solimon Moyer, "New York State Census, 1865"

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