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About Jehu Mosher

Jehu is also my 4G GRANDFATHER. Because his Grandson Frederick Currie Sanford married Venora Mosher whose great grandfather was Jehu's father James Mosher.

Jehu had a reputation of being a strong man. (Per the Mosher Genealogy) On one occasion he carried an anchor for 30ft without breathing with the anchor raised to his shoulders.

(He won the bet)

He an Hannah had 12 children before she died at age 44. He remarried Eleanor and had 10 more children before dying at age 96.

He is buried at the Old Newport Burying Ground at the top of the hill overlooking the bay.


Jehu is also my 5G Uncle because his grandson Frederick Currie Sanford Married Venora Mosher and her Great Grandfather James is Jehu's father.

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Jehu Mosher's Timeline

1709
1709
1754
1754
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
1778
1778
Age 24
1780
1780
Age 26
1781
1781
Age 27
1782
1782
Age 28
1783
1783
Age 29
Avondale, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
1786
September 10, 1786
Age 32
Newport, Hants, Rhode Island, United States
September 10, 1786
Age 32
1787
1787
Age 33