Jesse Hardy Soule

31 March 1823–30 March 1893 (Age 69)
Avon, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Jesse Hardy

When Jesse Hardy Soule was born on 31 March 1823, in Avon, Franklin, Maine, United States, his father, William Soule Jr, was 19 and his mother, Rebecca Hardy, was 18. He married Lavinia Masterman on 7 July 1845, in Weld, Oxford, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Grant, Washington, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 March 1893, in Withrow, Washington, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Withrow, Washington, Minnesota, United States.

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Jesse Hardy Soule
Eleanor Brown
Marriage: 21 September 1850
John Brown Soule
Olive Soule
Winfield Scott Soule
Osmer B. Soule
Ellen Rebecca Soule

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  • Marriage
    21 September 1850
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1838: Franklin, Maine, United States
    1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty
    Age 19
    The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 2520;2007: 4723; 2010: 6372)English (Gloucestershire): of Norman origin, a variant of Soul .French (Soulé): topographic name for someone who lived in a house exposed to sun, a variant of Soulier 2; or a habitational name from Soulé, the name of several places in the southwestern part of France.

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

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    Sources (40)

    • J* Soule, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jesse K Soule, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
    • Jesse H Soule in entry for Winfield Soule, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"

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