Laurany Huffaker

11 August 1809–7 March 1854 (Age 44)
Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Laurany

When Laurany Huffaker was born on 11 August 1809, in Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jacob Huffaker, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Bodkin, was 38. She married Jesse Molen on 13 November 1828, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1847. She died on 7 March 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Molen
Laurany Huffaker
Marriage: 13 November 1828
Margaret Ann Molen
Alexander Campbell Molen
Simpson Montgomery Molen
Docia Emerine Molen
James Wesley Molen
Francis Marion Molen
Sophronia Rosannah Molen
Hannah Elizabeth Molen
Michael Webster Molen
Nancy Jane Molen
Genevra Ellen Molen
Martha Melvina Molen
Mary Erepta Molen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1828Wayne, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
    Age 3
    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 16
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Hofacker .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Molen Family History Obtained from Church Historical Department 16 August 1985 by Nancy Lee Hanson File: Mormon Biographies File 2050, Box 6 File 15

    Simpson Montgomery Molen was born 14 September 1832 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois. I was second son of Jesse and Lurany Huffaker Molen and was one of 13 children born to them. When I was a mear ch …

    Sources (46)

    • Foraine Huffacore in entry for James W Molen, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Laurana Molen, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Rainen Hoffacker in entry for Sophronia R. Reese, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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