James Henry Moyle

17 September 1858–19 February 1946 (Age 87)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James Henry

When James Henry Moyle was born on 17 September 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, James Moyle, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Wood, was 18. He married Alice Evelyn Dinwoodey on 17 November 1887, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Washington D.C., United States in 1920 and Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 19 February 1946, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Moyle
Alice Evelyn Dinwoodey
Marriage: 17 November 1887
Henry Dinwoodey Moyle
James Hubert Moyle
Alice Evelyn Moyle
Walter Gladstone Moyle
Gilbert Dinwoody Moyle
James Douglas Moyle
Richard Granville Moyle
Sara Virginia Moyle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1887Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils
    Age 3
    The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Cornish: probably a nickname from Middle Cornish mōl ‘bald’, though its development to Moyl(e) is irregular.Welsh: nickname from moel ‘bare, bald’, equivalent to Middle Cornish mōl (see 1 above).English: variant of Mule or Moule .

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

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    Story Highlight

    James Henry Moyle visit with David Whitmer

    Question: What did James Henry Moyle say about his visit to David Whitmer? Moyle interviewed Whitmer and soon after wrote in his diary: Mr Whitmer conversed and showed to me the papers [of the Book o …

    Sources (81)

    • Jas H Moyle in entry for Gilbert Dinwoody, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • James Henry Moyle, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • James H Moyle in entry for Gilbert D Moyle and Helen Rich, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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