Benjamin Franklin Moffett

17 September 1858–23 April 1874 (Age 15)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Moffett was born on 17 September 1858, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Armstead Moffett, was 44 and his mother, Mary Jane Emmett, was 32. He died on 23 April 1874, in his hometown, at the age of 15, and was buried in Huntsville Cemetery, Weber, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Armstead Moffett
1814–1891
Mary Jane Emmett
1825–1909
Phebe Jane Moffett
1846–1859
Martha Marinda Moffett
1848–1848
William Armstead Moffett
1850–1920
Mary Jane Moffett
1852–1901
Malinda Ann Moffett
1854–1876
Carlos Smith Moffett
1856–1876
Benjamin Franklin Moffett
1858–1874
Bethsina Moffett
1860–1861
Alvin Smith Moffett
1862–1885
Elizabeth Ann Moffett
1864–1958
Sariah Moffett
1866–1946
John Franklin Moffett
1874–1876

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World Events (6)

1863

Age 5

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

Age 5

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.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 9

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benj F Moffett in household of Armstead Moffett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benjamin Moffett in household of Armstead Moffett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Benjamin Franklin Moffett, "Find A Grave Index"

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