Magdalena Moyer

6 December 1794–22 February 1815 (Age 20)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Magdalena

Magdalena Moyer was born on 6 December 1794, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married George Aurand in 1811, in Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 22 February 1815, in Middleburg, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Troxelville, Adams Township, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Aurand
1794–1835
Magdalena Moyer
1794–1815
Marriage: 1811

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1811
Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (5)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

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.
1803

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 9

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: possibly a shortened form of MacMoyer, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’, from maor ‘steward’.2 Americanized form of German Meyer 1.3 Dutch: occupational name for a mower or reaper.

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

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  • Magdalena Aurand, "Find A Grave Index"

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