Phebe Jane Moffett

14 December 1846–5 August 1859 (Age 12)
Ponca, Dixon, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Phebe Jane

When Phebe Jane Moffett was born on 14 December 1846, in Ponca, Dixon, Nebraska, United States, her father, Armstead Moffett, was 32 and her mother, Mary Jane Emett, was 20. She died on 5 August 1859, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 12.

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Armstead Moffett
Mary Jane Emett
Phebe Jane Moffett
Martha Marinda Moffett
William Armstead Moffett
Mary Jane Moffett
Malinda Ann Moffett
Carlos Smith Moffett
Benjamin Franklin Moffett
Bethsina Delpha Moffett
Alvin Smith Moffett
Elizabeth Ann Moffett
Sariah Moffett
John Franklin Moffett

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World Events (4)

1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made
Age 1
The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
Age 1
Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
Age 8
On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern English, and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Phoebe J Moffit in household of Armistead Moffit, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Phebe Jane Moffett, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Phoebe Jane Moffett, "Find A Grave Index"

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