Noah Packard II

7 May 1796–17 February 1860 (Age 63)
Plainfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Noah

When Noah Packard II was born on 7 May 1796, in Plainfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Noah Packard I, was 43 and his mother, Molly Hamlin, was 41. He married Sophia Bundy on 29 June 1820, in Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1851. He registered for military service in 1850. In 1840, at the age of 44, his occupation is listed as farmer: in the 1840 census he is listed as engaged in agriculture. in Parkman Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States. He died on 17 February 1860, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Noah Packard II
Sophia Bundy
Marriage: 29 June 1820
Noah Packard III
Orren Packard
Henry Packard
Sophia Adelia Packard
Milan Packard
Nephi Packard
Olive Amelia Packard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1820Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 7
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 23
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English pak(e) ‘pack, bundle’ + the Anglo-Norman French pejorative suffix -ard, probably a derogatory occupational name for a peddler.English: pejorative derivative of the Middle English personal name Pack .Probably also an Americanized form of German Packert, Päckert, from ancient Germanic personal names formed with a word meaning ‘battle’ or ‘to fight’; or a variant of Packer 2 (with excrescent -t).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Conversion Story of Noah Packard (written by his own hand)

    This brings me down to the 35th year of my age, during which time neither I nor my wife had ever made any profession of religion; yet a member of the Baptist Church who lived neighbor to us, thought w …

    Sources (161)

    • Noah Packard, in "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900." Gives his dates of birth and death and name of ward. Source cited: Record no. A-3345, page 150, which is the Springville Ward record book cited above.
    • Noah Packard, in "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900." Mentions Noah as being listed in the 1852 Bishops Report (basically a heads-of-household census)
    • Noah Packard and Sophia Bundy, abstract of marriage record, in "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961." Another link to the same record; the collection name is incorrect.

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