Josephine M. Haskell

1849–20 October 1922 (Age 73)
Deer Isle, Hancock, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine M.

When Josephine M. Haskell was born in 1849, in Deer Isle, Hancock, Maine, United States, her father, William Barton Haskell, was 43 and her mother, Susan Pressey, was 37. She married Amos Torrey on 14 October 1870, in Deer Isle, Hancock, Maine, United States. She died on 20 October 1922, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Edward A. Richardson
Josephine M. Haskell
Marriage: 30 October 1880

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1880Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Askell with prosthetic H-, from Old Norse Áskell, a shortened form of Ásketill (see Axtell ). The personal name was also popular among the Normans, sometimes in the form Anskell (with ancient Germanic Ans- substituted for As-), which explains why the name occurs in post-Conquest England in counties not settled by Vikings. Its appearance as a surname is often disguised by altered pronunciations; metathesis of /sk/ to /ks/, spelled -x-, for example, has given rise to Axtell . The Normans frequently used the name in Frankish forms; see Askin , Haskin , Hasty , and Astin . For the name in the Isle of Man see Castell .Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Khaskl, a Yiddish form of the Hebrew name Yeḥezqel (see Ezekiel ).

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Josephine M Richardson in household of Edward A Richardson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Josephine M. Haskell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Josephine Haskell in household of William Haskell, "United States Census, 1850"

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