Joseph McConnell

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph McConnell was born on 18 October 1812, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John McConnell, was 32 and his mother, Isobel Elizabeth Brown Logsdon, was 31. He married Mary Mc Adoo on 10 April 1834, in Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Cumberland, Warren Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 3 October 1884, in Warren Park, Warren Township, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Anderson Cemetery, Warren Park, Warren Township, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph McConnell
Mary Mc Adoo
1815–about 1860
Marriage: 10 April 1834
William Mcconnal
Mary Ann McConnell
Susan E McConnell
Nancy McConnell
David McConnell
James McConnell
Martha A. McConnell
Mary A McConnell
Sarah Jane McConnell
John Simpson Mc Connell
John Simpson McConnell
Lucinda McConnell

Sources (9)

  • Joseph Mc Connell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph McConnell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Joseph McConnell, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historic Boundaries 1822: Marion, Indiana, United States

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern) and Scottish (southwestern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnaill ‘son of Domhnall’, from the lenited pronunciation of the name. See McDonald . O'Connell is from a different personal name. Compare McConnon .

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

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