Jefferson Wamsley

Male18 January 1852–10 May 1904

Brief Life History of Jefferson

When Jefferson Wamsley was born on 18 January 1852, in Putnam, Ohio, United States, his father, James David Wamsley, was 49 and his mother, Sarah Bushong, was 38. He married Julia Frances Booher on 13 July 1876, in Grundy, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 10 May 1904, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Trenton Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Wamsley
Julia Frances Booher
Marriage: 13 July 1876
Mary Myrtle Wamsley
Sarah May Wamsley
William Bert Wamsley
Guy Wamsley
Charles Audley Wamsley
Russell Harrison Wamsley
Jessie Lee Wamsley
Naomi Leona Alois Wamsley

Sources (10)

  • Jefferson Wamsley in household of Jas D Wamsley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jefferson Wamsley, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Jefferson Wamsley, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1876Grundy, Missouri, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 8

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 14

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Walmsley .

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

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