Jesse Hardy Soule

Male31 March 1823–30 March 1893

Brief Life History 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

Sources (40)

  • J* Soule, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jesse Hardy Soule - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: 31 March 1823; Avon, Franklin, Maine, United States
  • Jesse K Soule, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 September 1850
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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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


    Age 23

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    History: George Soule (1600–80), one of the passengers on the Mayflower in 1620, was one of the founders of Duxbury, MA, where he became comparatively wealthy. He left eight children.

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

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