Jonathan Pursel

30 August 1788–19 September 1854 (Age 66)
Alexandria Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Pursel was born on 30 August 1788, in Alexandria Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, John Purcell, was 19 and his mother, Mary Haughawout, was 17. He married Mary ( Polly) Davis on 9 July 1808, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 19 September 1854, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Pursel
1788–1854
Mary ( Polly) Davis
1793–1864
Marriage: 9 July 1808
John Pursel
1817–1885
Oliver Hazzard Perry Purcell
1818–1877
Andrew John Purcel
1826–1906
Rachel Davis Pursel
1831–1898
Charlotte Pursel
1836–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 July 1808
Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 3

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1808

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

See Pursell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jonathan Pursel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonathan Pursel, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Jonathan Pursel, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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