Jesse Barber Voshell

27 April 1824–30 January 1923 (Age 98)
Kent, Delaware, United States

The Life 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 Miller, was 22. 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

Spouse and Children

30 October 1853
Fayette, Iowa, United States


    Mary Elizabeth Voshell



    Ella Loretta Voshell


    Jesse Thomas Voshell



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

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

Age 8

"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."
1855 · Prohibition Law

Age 31

Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Vauxhall ( see Voshall ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Voshell, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Jesse Voshell in household of James Lacky, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jesse Voshel, "United States Census, 1860"

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