John Samuel Mow

23 June 1808–11 June 1884 (Age 76)
Ohio, United States

The Life of John Samuel

When John Samuel Mow was born on 23 June 1808, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Adam Mow, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Styles, was 20. He married Matilda McCoy on 24 December 1837, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Jackson Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 11 June 1884, in Ravenwood, Nodaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ravenwood, Nodaway, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Samuel Mow
1808–1884
Matilda McCoy
1814–1888
Marriage: 24 December 1837
Richard Stiles Mow
1838–1909
John Oscar Mow
1840–1913
Charles Sims Mow
1847–1918
Melissa Mow
1849–
Sarah Mow
1852–
Lyman B Mow
1854–
James S. Mow
1855–
Flora F. Mow
1858–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1837
Bartholomew, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Richard Stiles Mow

    Male1838–1909Male

    John Oscar Mow

    Male1840–1913Male

    Male1847–1918Male

    Melissa Mow

    Female1849–Female

    Sarah Mow

    Female1852–Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 2

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1816

Age 8

Indiana is the 19th state.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 21

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Mow (formerly Molle) in the parish of Morebattle, Roxburghshire.2 Variant spelling of English Mowe, a variant of Maw .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Johns Mow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John S Mow, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John S Mow, "United States Census, 1860"

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