Sanford Thomas Mosher

5 November 1827–12 November 1908 (Age 81)
Ira, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Sanford Thomas

When Sanford Thomas Mosher was born on 5 November 1827, in Ira, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, Peter Mosher, was 33 and his mother, Mary Pauline "Polly" Birch, was 29. He married Lucinda Ann Helms on 13 November 1847, in Whitley, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Columbia Township, Whitley, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 12 November 1908, at the age of 81, and was buried in Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sanford Thomas Mosher
1827–1908
Lucinda Ann Helms
1829–1902
Marriage: 13 November 1847
Aurelia Elizabeth Mosher
1849–1915
Mary Ann Mosher
1851–1901
Lyman Chauncey Mosher
1852–1934
Hiram Lewis Mosher
1855–1954
Charles Beard Mosher
1857–1923
Alzada M Mosher
1861–1865
William Jacob Mosher
1863–1930
Eugene Ellsworth Mosher
1865–1931
Rosanna D Mosher
1868–1940
Phebe L Mosher
1871–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 November 1847
Whitley, Indiana, United States
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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 9

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 24

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 South German and Swiss German: unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sandford Masher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lanford Mosier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sanford T Mosher, "United States Census, 1850"

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