James Gusler

about 1824–
Giles, Virginia, United States

The Life of James

When James Gusler was born about 1824, in Giles, Virginia, United States, his father, John Gussler, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Roberts, was 32. He married Elizabeth Runyon on 6 March 1852, in Giles, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

James Gusler
1824–
Elizabeth Runyon
1837–
Marriage: 6 March 1852
Nancy Elizabeth Gusler
1858–1941
Jacob Gusler
1872–
Elizabeth Jane Gusler
1861–1937
James A Gusler
1863–1930
John W Gusler
1866–1933
Charles Lee Gusler
1870–1949
William Brown Gusler
1874–1962
Thomas Gusler
1877–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 March 1852
Giles, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Female1858–1941Female

    Elizabeth Jane Gusler

    Female1861–1937Female

    James A Gusler

    Male1863–1930Male

    John W Gusler

    Male1866–1933Male

    Male1870–1949Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1785–1870Male

    Elizabeth Roberts

    Female1792–Female

siblings

(8)

    Jacob G. Gusler

    Male1817–1900Male

    Daniel Gusler

    Male1818–Male

    Matilda Gusler

    Female1819–1870Female

    Male1824–Male

    Male1827–1864Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 0

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

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.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 37

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name, a variant of Gosler, from Goslar in the Harz Mountains, or Gosel.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Gurler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Gusler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Gusler, "United States Census, 1880"

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