Louis Frederick Moench

Male29 July 1846–25 April 1916

Brief Life History of Louis Frederick

When Louis Frederick Moench was born on 29 July 1846, in Neuffen, Nürtingen, Württemberg, German Empire, his father, Johann Christian Ludwig Moench, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Barbara Hoss, was 37. He married Ruthinda Eveline Hill on 16 February 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in American Falls, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 25 April 1916, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Frederick Moench
Ruthinda Eveline Hill
Marriage: 16 February 1874
Laura Cynthia Moench
Ruthinda Evelyn Moench
Louis Fredrick Moench
George Washington Moench
Franklin Moses Moench
Janie Elizabeth Moench
Walter Stewart Moench
Frances Josephine Moench
Howard Christopher Moench

Sources (46)

  • Louis Frederick Moench in entry for Annie Lucille Moench Larrson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Lewis F Monch, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ludwig Friderich Mönch, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded

    Age 13

    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""


    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 19

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    German (Mönch): variant of Münch ‘monk’ (see Muench ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Swiss German Missionary Conference 1884 by Paul-Anthon Nielson

    This portrait was taken in the photograph studio of Moritz Emil Vollenweider (d. 1899) and his son, Emil Vollenweider (1849-1921), at Postgasse 68 in the city of Bern on 24 December 1884. A conference …

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