Moses Worthen Mecham[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11]

Male 1804 - 1878  (74 years)


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  • Name Moses Worthen Mecham 
    Born 19 Feb 1804  Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) Mar 1839  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1839/1843  Nashville Branch, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Endowed (LDS) 30 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1849  Mill Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died 22 Jul 1878  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11815  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father Joshua Mecham,   b. 12 Apr 1773, Lyme, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1846, Bonaparte, Van Buren, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Permela Chapman,   b. 25 Jan 1787, Hanover, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1866  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1793  Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed P (LDS) 11 Jan 1977  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8471  Group Sheet

    Family Elvira Jane Derby,   b. 6 Nov 1811, Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 8 Nov 1827 
    Sealed S (LDS) 7 Feb 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Leodinas Clinton Mecham,   b. 20 Aug 1828, Delaware, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Mecham,   b. 11 Aug 1829, Delaware, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1899, Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Samuel Mecham,   b. 9 Feb 1831, Delaware, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Polly Mecham,   b. 15 Mar 1833, Delaware, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Emley Mecham,   b. 9 Jun 1834
     6. America Mecham,   b. 11 Oct 1837
     7. Martha Mecham,   b. 23 Feb 1839
     8. Lucina Mecham,   b. 11 Mar 1841, , Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1925, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     9. Alvira Jane Mecham,   b. 4 Mar 1843
     10. Moses Moroni Mecham,   b. 11 Jul 1845
     11. William W. Mecham,   b. 22 Apr 1847,   d. 27 Aug 1847  (Age 0 years)
     12. Celestia Mecham,   b. 12 Sep 1848, Kanesville (Council Bluffs), Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. John Derby Mecham,   b. 30 Apr 1850, Kanesville (Council Bluffs), Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     14. Donna Maria Mecham,   b. 15 Apr 1852, Kanesville (Council Bluffs), Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F8364  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptized (LDS) - Mar 1839 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839/1843 - Nashville Branch, Lee, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo : Block 146, Lot 4
      J SMITH: Block 12
      T6 R8, Sec 9, 8 Acres
      HALF BREED TRACT: T66 R5 (Lee County Iowa)

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 71
      70's Record, p 499
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 30, pp 549-552
      Nauvoo Legion

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      MECHAM FAMILY HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
      CONQUERORS OF THE WEST, VOL III

      VARIANTS:
      MARRIAGE: 28 Nov 1827
      DEATH: 27 Nov 1878

      Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes I & II by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

      Note: Stated in record above, "43 years old"

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] LDS - Seventies: Early Seventies, Black, Harvey Bischoff, Compiler and Editor, , p 499.

    2. [S121] Book - Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, 4 vols., Youngberg, Florence C., Compiler, (Sons of the Utah Pioneers, 1999), , VOL III.

    3. [S23] Family Records, (Submitted by patrons to Land and Records Office), AND GENEALOGY.

    4. [S34] Book - History of the Nauvoo Legion in Illinois, Sweeney, John, Jr., (MA Thesis, Brigham Young University).

    5. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 30, pp 549-552.

    6. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), , p 71.

    7. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    8. [S13] Internet Link - Pioneer Research Group Project - http://www.pioneerresearchgroup.org.

    9. [S15] USA - 1850 United States Census, US Census Bureau, Iowa, Pottawattamie, Family #958.
      Indexed Mincum

    10. [S10] Periodical - The Nauvoo Journal, (Salt Lake City, Utah, 1989-1999), Appleton M. Harmon Company, 1853.

    11. [S11970]

    12. [S3] LDS - Iowa Branches Members Index 1829 - 1859, Volumes I and II, Watt, Ronald G., (Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991,).