Julius W. Marsh

27 March 1810–4 November 1870 (Age 60)
St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Julius W.

When Julius W. Marsh was born on 27 March 1810, in St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Lemuel Marsh, was 40 and his mother, Rosanna Warner, was 34. He married Mary Owen about 1842, in Randolph, Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1845. He died on 4 November 1870, in Waverly, Bremer, Iowa, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Harlington Cemetery, Waverly, Bremer, Iowa, United States.

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Julius W. Marsh
Mary Owen
Marriage: about 1842

Spouse and Children

about 1842
Randolph, Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, United States




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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 8

Illinois is the 21st state.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 17

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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Julius W. Marsh Timeline

Julius’ time line - Born 27th March, 1810 in St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont. - 1820 Living with his family in Bergen, Genesee, New York. - 1824 Julius’ mother died in Bergen. - 1830 Conewango Cattaraug …

Sources (3)

  • John W Marsh, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Julius Marsh, "United States Census, 1830"
  • J W Marsh, "United States Census, 1860"

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