Nickolaus Moes

Male14 March 1835–3 June 1900

Brief Life History of Nickolaus

Nickolaus Moes was born on 14 March 1835, in Germany. He had at least 1 daughter with Margaretha Erpling. He died on 3 June 1900, in Bellwood, Butler, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Butler, Nebraska, United States.

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Nickolaus Moes
Margaretha Erpling
Angelina Moes

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  • Nikilaus Moes, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Nickolaus Moes, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (1)

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 17

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.


Age 21

Historical Boundaries: 1856: Butler, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Butler, Nebraska, United States

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Heinz, Gerda.

Dutch and North German: nickname, or metonymic occupational name for a cook or for someone who grows vegetables, from Middle Dutch moes ‘food, porridge, stewed vegetables’.

Dutch: shortened form of Moespot, a topographic or habitational name referring to a house called Moespot, from a word meaning ‘pan for cooking vegetables’.

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

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