Jesse Barber Voshell

Brief Life History of Jesse Barber

When Jesse Barber Voshell was born on 27 April 1824, in Kent, Delaware, United States, his father, Peter Voshell, was 26 and his mother, Mary Pennewell, was 24. He married Annabel Muir Dempster on 30 October 1853, in Fayette, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Fairfield Township, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Sperry Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 30 January 1923, in Arlington, Fayette, Iowa, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Arlington, Fayette, Iowa, United States.

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Jesse Barber Voshell
Annabel Muir Dempster
Marriage: 30 October 1853
Mary Elizabeth Voshell
John Dempster Voshell
Ella Loretta Voshell
Jesse Thomas Voshell
Margaret Lavina Voshell
Susanna Josephine Voshell
Peter C Voshell
Ellen J. Voshell
Enos Ernest Voshell

Sources (28)

  • Jesse Vosial in household of Peter Vosial, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jesse Barber Voshall - birth: 27 April 1824; Delaware, United States
  • Jesse Voshell, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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.

1832 · First Peach Orchard Planted

"Isaac Reeves is credited with being Delaware's first farmer to plant over 30 acres of peaches near the city of New Castle. In over ten years, he would expand his crop to over a hundred acres. His success prompted others to plant orchards in Kent and Sussex counties. This gave the state the nickname the """"Peach State"""" for awhile."


Historical Boundaries: 1854: Fayette, Iowa, United States

Name Meaning

English: variant of Vauxhall (see Voshall ).

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

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