Moses True

15 June 1790–6 May 1876 (Age 85)
North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses True was born on 15 June 1790, in North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Winthrop True, was 25 and his mother, Mary Oakes, was 24. He married Martha Pierce on 20 December 1811. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 6 May 1876, in New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Moses True
1790–1876
Martha Pierce
1788–1863
Marriage: 20 December 1811
Winthrop True
1812–1874
Moses True Jr.
1814–1875
Elbridge True
1817–1890
Nathan Oakes True
1818–1889
Calvin S True
1821–1888
Martha Pierce True
1822–1894
Lewis P. True
1824–1895
William P. True
1829–1907
Jabez True
1835–1908

Spouse and Children

    Male1790–1876Male

    Martha Pierce

    Female1788–1863Female

MARRIAGE
20 December 1811
children

(9)

    Winthrop True

    Male1812–1874Male

    Moses True Jr.

    Male1814–1875Male

    Elbridge True

    Male1817–1890Male

    Nathan Oakes True

    Male1818–1889Male

    Calvin S True

    Male1821–1888Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 14

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 29

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. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Trow , mainly of 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Moses True, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses True, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Moses True, "United States Census, 1870"

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