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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John Samuel Mow
Matilda McCoy
Marriage: 24 December 1837
Richard Stiles Mow
John Oscar Mow
Charles Sims Mow
Melissa Mow
Sarah Mow
Lyman B Mow
James S. Mow
Flora F. Mow

Spouse and Children

24 December 1837
Bartholomew, Indiana, United States


    Richard Stiles Mow


    John Oscar Mow



    Melissa Mow


    Sarah Mow


+3 More Children

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World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 2

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

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.

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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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