John W Moulter

23 March 1886–9 August 1909 (Age 23)
Michigan, United States

The Life of John W

When John W Moulter was born on 23 March 1886, in Michigan, United States, his father, George Washington Moulter, was 35 and his mother, Emma Jane Benjamin, was 22. He married Mary Elizabeth May on 7 October 1905, in Howard City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States. He lived in Reynolds Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States for about 11 years. He died on 9 August 1909, in Howard City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Reynolds Township Cemetery, Howard City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States.

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John W Moulter
Mary Elizabeth May
Marriage: 7 October 1905

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    Mary Elizabeth May


7 October 1905
Howard City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 1

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 10

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of measures or a measurer, derived from Old French moule ‘measure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John W Moulter in household of George W Moulter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Moulter, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • John Moulter, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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