Moses Climer

1804–about 1884 (Age 80)
Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Climer was born in 1804, in Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Charles Climer, was 21 and his mother, Nancy Ann Griffin, was 16. He married Emily Averett on 27 January 1849, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Hickman, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died about 1884, in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80.

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · Walton War

Age 0

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English (Midlands): unexplained.2 Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of Klima .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Moses Clymer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Moses Climer, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Moses Climer, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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