Ephraim Moulton

about 1736–
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Ephraim

When Ephraim Moulton was born about 1736, in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Edward Moulton, was 39 and his mother, Mary, was 30. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Mehetable Godfrey.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Moulton
1736–
Mehetable Godfrey
1727–1809
David Moulton
1754–
Stephen Moulton
1756–1831
Mehitable Moulton
1759–
Levi Moulton
1759–1831
Simeon Moulton
1761–1834

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 40

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 64

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places with this name, as for example in Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, and North Yorkshire. For the most part these were named in Old English as ‘Mū-la's settlement’, from the Old English personal name or byname Mūla ‘mule’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, but in some cases they may have been originally farms where mules were reared or kept. In the case of the Norfolk place name the first element was probably a personal name Mōda, a short form of the various compound names with a first element mōd ‘spirit’, ‘mind’, ‘courage’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Epharim Moulton in entry for Mehetabel Moulton, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Epharim Moulton in entry for David Moulton, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Ephraim Moulton in entry for Mehetabel Moulton, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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