Ruth Mosher

12 April 1824–10 September 1914 (Age 90)
Prescott, Augusta, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Ruth

When Ruth Mosher was born on 12 April 1824, in Prescott, Augusta, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, Silas Mosher, was 32 and her mother, Martha Van Cura, was 25. She married John Pack on 21 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 10 September 1914, in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Pack
Ruth Mosher
Marriage: 21 January 1846
Silas Mosher Pack
Catherine DeVala Pack
Irvin James Pack
Orson Parley Pack
Ursula Vilate Pack
Yoma Zenith Pack
John Ambrose Pack
Martha Mary Pack
Benjamin Vancouri Pack

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 24
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Moger .English (Lancashire): variant of Moser . This form of the surname is rare in Britain.Americanized form of South German and Swiss German Moser .

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

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    Autobiography of Julia Ives Pack

    Autobiography of Julia Ives Pack My father, Erastus Ives, was born at Farrington, Connecticut, November 2, 1780. He died at Watertown, New York, September 3, 1828. My mother, Lucy Paine, was born …

    Sources (45)

    • Ruth Pack in household of Joseph Pack, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ruth Mosner in entry for Martha Mary Pack Carpenter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Ruth Pack in household of Julia Pack, "United States Census, 1850"

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