Frederick Eastman

Male5 May 1821–1 June 1881

Brief Life History of Frederick

When Frederick Eastman was born on 5 May 1821, in Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, John Eastman, was 36 and his mother, Louise Gleason, was 34. He married Frances Jane Gleason on 21 June 1848. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sherburne, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1850 and Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 June 1881, in Vermont, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Frederick Eastman
Frances Jane Gleason
Marriage: 21 June 1848
George Walter Eastman
Esther Alma Eastman
Addie J Eastman
Fred Abel Eastman

Sources (14)

  • Frederick Eastman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Frederick E. Eastman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • F Eastman in entry for Esther Alma Eastman, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1848
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 4

    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.

    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

    Age 13

    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 


    Age 25

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Estmund (Old English Ēastmund, from ēast ‘east’ + mund ‘protection’). See also Esmond .

    English: occasionally a variant of Heasman, a topographic name for a dweller ‘(in the) brushwood’, from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’ + mann (compare Hayes 3).

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Swedish Östman (see Ostman ) and North German Ostmann or Östmann (see Oestmann ).

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

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