John Filson

6 February 1770–1845 (Age 74)
Berkeley, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Filson was born on 6 February 1770, in Berkeley, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Filson, was 15 and his mother, Mary Campbell, was 19. He married Jemima Butt on 21 May 1799, in Berkeley, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1845, in Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Filson
1770–1845
Nancy Catlett
1785–1870
Marriage: about 1811
Robert Filson
1811–1896
James Filson
1812–
Isaac Heaton Filson
1816–1856
Charlotte Filson
1818–1890
Rachel C. Filson
1823–1912
Nancy Filson
1824–1873
Mary Elizabeth Filson
1827–1851
Jacob Miller Filson
1830–1873

Spouse and Children

    Male1770–1845Male

    Nancy Catlett

    Female1785–1870Female

MARRIAGE
about 1811
Virginia, Bannock, Idaho, United States
children

(8)

    Robert Filson

    Male1811–1896Male

    James Filson

    Male1812–Male

    Isaac Heaton Filson

    Male1816–1856Male

    Charlotte Filson

    Female1818–1890Female

    Rachel C. Filson

    Female1823–1912Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 10

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1791

Age 21

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Fill .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Felson, "United States Census, 1810"
  • John Filson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • John Filson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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