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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Armstead Moffett
Mary Jane Emett
Marriage: 1 February 1845
Phebe Jane Moffett
Martha Marinda Moffett
William Armstead Moffett
Mary Jane Moffett
Malinda Ann Moffett
Carlos Smith Moffett
Benjamin Franklin Moffett
Bethsina Delpha Moffett
Alvin Smith Moffett
Elizabeth Ann Moffett
Sariah Moffett
John Franklin Moffett

Spouse and Children

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

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    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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