Joshua Housekeeper

1790–January 1822 (Age 32)
Donegal Springs, East Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Housekeeper was born in 1790, in Donegal Springs, East Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hans Hausmann, was 22 and his mother, Maria Shaeffer, was 22. He married Margaret in 1810. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in January 1822, in his hometown, at the age of 32.

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Joshua Housekeeper
Marriage: 1810
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Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 1

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 10

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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