Moses Halladay

1810–1883 (Age 73)
Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Halladay was born on 16 March 1810, in Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Zacchius Halladay, was 56 and his mother, Submit Wright, was 55. He married Emily Allen on 2 January 1833, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Litchfield Township, Medina, Ohio, United States in 1840 and Litchfield, Medina, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 April 1883, at the age of 73, and was buried in Litchfield, Medina, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Halladay
Emily Allen
Marriage: 2 January 1833
William Dewitt Halladay
Chester Fayette Holladay
john tyler halladay
Henry C Halladay
Ethan Allen Halladay
Emily D. Halladay

Spouse & Children

2 January 1833
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


  • William Dewitt Halladay


  • Chester Fayette Holladay


  • john tyler halladay


  • Henry C Halladay


  • Ethan Allen Halladay


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+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Holliday .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Moses Halladay, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Moses Halliday, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses Halladoy, "United States Census, 1880"

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