Jessie Gaskins

Brief Life History of Jessie

When Jessie Gaskins was born in 1824, in Washington, Indiana, United States, his father, John Gaskins, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Keyte, was 33. He married Elizabeth La Favre on 1 March 1846, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Baker Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Curry Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died on 27 December 1865, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

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Jessie Gaskins
Elizabeth La Favre
Marriage: 1 March 1846
Thomas Powell Gaskins
Sarah J Gaskins
Jacob Nelson Gaskins
Lydia Margaret Gaskins
Mary Elizabeth Gaskins
Martha Ann Gaskins

Sources (10)

  • Jesse Gaston, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jessie Gaskins - Published information: birth: 1824; Washington, Indiana, United States
  • Jesse Gaskins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Boundaries 1830: Morgan, Indiana, United States

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Gaskin , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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