Joshua Bushnell

1795–after 1830 (Age 35)
Westbrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Bushnell was born in 1795, in Westbrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Constant Bushnell, was 44 and his mother, Temperance Kelsey, was 40. He married Mary about 1830. He died after 1830, at the age of 36.

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Joshua Bushnell
Marriage: about 1830

Spouse and Children

about 1830
Of Westbrook, Connecticut

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 7

In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.

Age 13

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Joshua Bushnell - Published information: birth-name: Joshua Kelsey

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