David Moore

20 Jan 1819 - 26 Jan 1901

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David Moore

20 Jan 1819 - 26 Jan 1901
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David Moore

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Ogden City Cemetery

1875 Monroe Blvd.
Ogden, Weber, Utah
United States

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His memory is blessed. Resting till the resurrection morn.
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JedimasterJSA

June 3, 2011
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History and Photographs of David Moore

Contributor: JedimasterJSA Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

Please visit davidmoorejournal.blogspot.com which contains his family history, autobiography, journal entries, the abridged history of the Salmon River Mission, the first settlement of Mound Fort, the first settlement of Weber County, and Memories of the early history of Weber County all written by David Moore. It also has some really great photographs of some of the people and places mentioned - including Fort Limhi. You can also visit pioneerheritage.blogspot.com for even more wonderful photographs that are not found on this site. Scroll down and click on his photograph or name to open the page.

David Moore's Contributions

Contributor: JedimasterJSA Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

David Moore's Church Assignments • He was set apart as Senior President of the 2nd Quorum of Seventy in Nauvoo, Ill., on October 8, 1844. • He was sustained a member of the first High Council of Weber Stake in 1850. • From 1855 - 1858 he was a member of the Salmon River Mission in Idaho. At this time Fort Lemhi was built. He built the grist Mill which supplied the people with their flour. (This is one tough mission and you might consider reading about it in “David Moore and the Salmon River Mission.” Gregg and I both have copies, if you are interested.) • He was sustained as Presiding Elder of Mound Fort District on June 5, 1870. • He was sustained as Bishop of Mound Fort on May 27th, 1877 and acted in this position until July 24, 1892. • He died on January 26, 1901. David Moore’s Contributions to Nauvoo and it's people • He worked at the Stone Quarry, getting out rock for the Temple. • Also worked as a carpenter on the Temple. • Built homes for many of the Church Leaders, among whom were Willard Richards. • When the City Charter of Nauvoo was repealed, the city was without police protection. The authorities divided the city into districts with an Officer over 10 men to guard the city at night. These Officers were called Bishops and Deacons. David Moore was appointed one of the Bishops and was given 13 men to keep watch over the north part of the city. His Contributions to Weber County. • Was first City and County Recorder and clerk from April 1851 - 1855. • On Dec. 11, 1852 he was appointed Clerk of County Court. • In 1850, he helped build the first grist mill and lumber mill in Weber County for Lorin Farr. • In 1850, he built the first bridges over Ogden and Weber rivers. These were washed out and replaced by Ferries. • In 1854 he was appointed 2nd Treasurer of Ogden City. • In 1852 he helped make the Weber County Canal. • In 1853 he laid out forts. • In 1853 he helped build the first Mound Fort school house. Also the old Rock school house. • In 1858 - 1859, he helped build Ogden Canyon Road. • In 1859 - 1860, he built West’s and Wheeler’s saw mill in Ogden canyon. • In spring of 1860, he with Jonathan Browning built and owned the first cane mill in Weber County and later acquired complete ownership of same. • In 1862, he helped build Lorin Farr’s grist mill. • In 1866, he built bishop West’s mill. • In 1866 - 1867, he helped build the Deseret Telegraph Line. • In 1867, he helped build the Woolen mills of Randall, Pugsley, Farr and Neal. • In 1868 - 1869, he took a contract on the transcontinental railroad and helped build the railroad through Ogden. • In 1870, he helped establish Ogden’s first newspaper, “The Ogden Junction”. • In 1862, he helped build the old Seventies Hall on Tabernacle Square. Also helped remodel the Tabernacle. • In 1876, he built the first suspension bridge over Ogden River at Washington Blvd. • In 1871 - 1877, he was elected to Ogden City Council. • In 1877, he was elected Ogden City Alderman. During this period he helped entertain many notables, among whom were crowned heads. • In 1880, he built the suspension bridge over Weber River on 24th street. • In 1882, he built the bridge over Weber River at Riverdale. • In 1884, he built the bridge over the Weber River at Uintah. He also built the bridge over Ogden River in Ogden Canyon. In the construction of these bridges he was both architect and builder. So thorough was he in his work, when the bridge was replaced over Ogden River at Washington Blvd. The engineer in charge said the original butmans were still in a well preserved condition. • He built the culinary water pipe aqueduct across Ogden River when no one else could make it hold. • He rebuilt the mill and placed the machinery in Farr’s grist mill on Washington Blvd. • He worked on the old Courthouse and old City Hall. • He also built many privately owned buildings and homes in Weber County. • After living an eventful and full life Grandfather passed to the great beyond on January 26, 1901, at the age of 82 years and one week. To the last breath he took, he never regretted the step he took. The sacrifices he made included the earthly loss of disassociation with his parents, brothers and sister. The hardships he endured all for the Gospel’s sake, that through obedience to its teachings he might be eligible for eternal life. • His posterity should ever be grateful to him, and revere his memory for his great strength of character, the sacrifices he made, for he made it possible for them to enjoy blessings in this life and the life to come which never would have come to them otherwise. • They should show this appreciation by making application in their lives the sacred teaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ which he sacrificed his all for, and make the world a better place to live in for future generations as his life’s activities has enriched our lives and made the world a better place to live in for us.

Life timeline of David Moore

1819
David Moore was born on 20 Jan 1819
David Moore was 7 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
David Moore was 13 years old when Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
David Moore was 21 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
David Moore was 41 years old when Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
David Moore was 42 years old when Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
David Moore was 56 years old when Winston Churchill, English colonel, journalist, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965) Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he began and ended his parliamentary career as a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but for twenty years from 1904 he was a prominent member of the Liberal Party.
David Moore was 70 years old when The Eiffel Tower is officially opened. The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower.
David Moore was 76 years old when Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.
David Moore died on 26 Jan 1901 at the age of 82
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