Armstead Moffett

7 February 1814–27 March 1891 (Age 77)
Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Armstead

When Armstead Moffett was born on 7 February 1814, in Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert C Moffett, was 30 and his mother, Bethsina McGeath, was 19. He married Mary Jane Emett on 1 February 1845, in Ponca, Dixon, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1840 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1851. He died on 27 March 1891, in Eden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Armstead Moffett
1814–1891
Mary Jane Emett
1825–1909
Marriage: 1 February 1845
Phebe Jane Moffett
1846–1859
Martha Marinda Moffett
1848–1848
William Armstead Moffett
1850–1920
Mary Jane Moffett
1852–1901
Malinda Ann Moffett
1854–1876
Carlos Smith Moffett
1856–1876
Benjamin Franklin Moffett
1858–1874
Bethsina Delpha Moffett
1860–1861
Alvin Smith Moffett
1862–1885
Elizabeth Ann Moffett
1864–1958
Sariah Moffett
1866–1946
John Franklin Moffett
1874–1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1845Ponca, Dixon, Nebraska, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
    Age 10
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 21
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, northern English, and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Moffatt

    Story Highlight

    Sketch of life of Elizabeth Ann Moffett Froerer Wangsgard

    Sketch of Life of Elizabeth Ann Moffett Froerer Wangsgard My father was born 7th Feb. 1814 in Loudon (Loudoun) Co. Virginia. He was the son of Robert Moffett and Bethsina McGeth (McGeath). He was …

    Sources (45)

    • Armstead Moffett, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Armstead Moffitt in entry for Joseph Ammon Moffitt, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Armstead Moffett, "United States Census, 1860"

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