James Gusler

Maleabout 1824–

Brief Life History of James

When James Gusler was born about 1824, in Giles, Virginia, United States, his father, John Gussler, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Roberts, was 34. 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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James Gusler
Elizabeth Runyon
Marriage: 6 March 1852
Nancy Elizabeth Gusler
Elizabeth Jane Gusler
James A Gusler
John W Gusler
Charles Lee Gusler
Jacob Smith Gusler
William Brown Gusler
Thomas Gusler

Sources (38)

  • James Gussler in entry for John Gussler, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • James Gurler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Gusler in entry for John Wesley Gusler, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1852Giles, Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +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

    Americanized form of German Gossler or Gosler: habitational name from Goslar in the Harz Mountains.

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

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