Amasa Soule

23 June 1815–1891 (Age 75)
Woolwich, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of Amasa

When Amasa Soule was born on 23 June 1815, in Woolwich, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, his father, Joseph Soule, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Nason, was 30. He married Sarah Ann Rollins on 16 July 1843, in Waldo, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Landaff, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States in 1870 and Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died in 1891, in Spink, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 76.

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Amasa Soule
Rhoda M Stevens
Marriage: 1 October 1848
Carrie Soule
George Herbert Soule

Spouse and Children


    Rhoda M Stevens


1 October 1848
Waldo, Lake, Minnesota, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 5

Maine is the 23rd state.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: of uncertain origin; perhaps derived from the vocabulary word soul as a term of affection.2 French (Soulé): variant of Soulier 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amasa Soule, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amasa Soule, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amasa Soule, "United States Census, 1880"

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