Moses Worthen Mecham

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 1837  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Endowed (LDS) 30 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 22 Jul 1878  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 11883  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I120692  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2008 

    Father Joshua Mecham, Sr ,   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 
    Family ID F25416  Group Sheet

    Family Elvira Derby,   b. 6 Nov 1811, Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1866, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1827 
    Sealed S (LDS) 7 Feb 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Leonidas Clinton Mecham,   b. 20 Aug 1828, Delaware, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1883, Riverdale, Onela, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Sarah Mecham,   b. 11 Aug 1829, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co. Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1899, Spring City, Sanpete Co. Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Polly Mecham,   b. 15 Nov 1833, , Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Emily Mecham,   b. 9 Jun 1834, Delaware, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1861, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     5. Mary America Mecham,   b. 11 Oct 1837, Liberty,Clark,Iowa,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Martha Mecham,   b. 23 Feb 1839
     7. 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)
     8. Elvira Jane Mecham,   b. 4 Mar 1843
     9. Moses Moroni Mecham,   b. 8 Jul 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1928  (Age 82 years)
     10. William Wallace Mecham,   b. 22 Apr 1847
     11. Celestia Ann Mecham,   b. 12 Sep 1848, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1909, Dayton, Oneida, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F32127  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptized (LDS) - Mar 1837 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Lands and Records

      PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo : Block 146, Lot 4
      Joseph Smith: Block 12
      T6 R8, Sec 9, 8 Acres
      Half Breed Tract: T66 R5, Lee County Iowa
      Hancock County Land Records, 1 page
      Property Transactions, Hancock County, Black Black & Plewe, p 2684

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 71
      70's Record, H Black, p 499
      Members, LDS 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 30 pp 549-552
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, Susan Easton Black, Vol 4 p 2427
      Nauvoo Legion, John Sweeney, 1 page
      Commissioned Officers of the Nauvoo Legion, Susan Easton Black, p 402

      HISTORIES:
      Conquerors of the West, SUP 1999, 2 pages

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      History of Lucina Mecham Boren (Moses' daughter), 14 pages

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Nauvoo Data Bank, 2 pages
      Internet Research:
      rootsweb.com: World Connect, 1 page
      VARIANTS:
      Complete name: Leonidas Moses Worthen Mecham
      Name: Mecham, Meecham, Meacham
      Marriage Date: 28 Nov 1827
      Death Date: 27 Nov 1878