John Lewis Molpus


Brief Life History of John Lewis

When John Lewis Molpus was born in 1837, in New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, his father, Samuel James Molpus, was 41 and his mother, Celia Ann Saul, was 37.

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Samuel James Molpus
Celia Ann Saul
Richard Edward Molpus
Celia Catherine Molpus
John Lewis Molpus
Charles M. Molpus
Mary E. Molpus
Joel Washington Molpus
Caleb Murris Molpus

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  • John T Maypens in household of Saml Maypens, "United States Census, 1850"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (3)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1853 · First State Fair

Age 16

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


Age 26

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Malpass .

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

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