Moses Gilbert Maggard

1837–1898 (Age 61)
Perry, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Moses Gilbert

When Moses Gilbert Maggard was born in 1837, in Perry, Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel Maggard Jr, was 23 and his mother, Rachel Sturgill, was 21. He married Ruth Miniard on 16 December 1854, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Letcher, Letcher, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died in 1898, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Moses Gilbert Maggard
Ruth Miniard
Marriage: 16 December 1854
Minerva Maggard
Samuel Maggard
Israel Maggard

Spouse and Children

16 December 1854
Harlan, Kentucky, United States


    Minerva Maggard


    Samuel Maggard



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World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 13

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 24

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English female personal name Magge, a short form of Margaret ( see Margeson ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Moses Maggard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses Maggard in household of Samuel Maggard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Gilbert Maggard in entry for Israel Maggard, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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