Hugh Moger

about 1579–before 23 January 1657 (Age 78)
Cucklington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Hugh

When Hugh Moger was born about 1579, in Cucklington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Moger, was 33 and his mother, Edith Crosse, was 24. He married Margaret Dashwood on 12 October 1607, in Tarrant Monkton, Dorset, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died before 23 January 1657, in Wincanton, Somerset, England, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wincanton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Hugh Moger
Margaret Dashwood
Marriage: 12 October 1607
Henry Moger
Hugh Moger
Edith Mosher
John Mosher Moger Jr
John Moger
Maybella Mosher
Dashwood Mosher
Mary Mosher

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Dashwood


12 October 1607
Tarrant Monkton, Dorset, England


    Henry Moger


    Hugh Moger


    Edith Mosher


    John Moger


    Maybella Mosher


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+5 More Children

World Events (5)

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 6

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.
1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

Age 8

Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.
1600 · The Honourable East India Company

Age 21

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements madal ‘council’ + gār, gēr ‘spear’.2 Southern English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hugonis Mogyer in entry for Henricus Mogyer, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"
  • Hugo Mogyer, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"
  • Burial entry

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