Ella Augusta Gaslin

10 June 1869–9 July 1886 (Age 17)
Oak Grove Township, Anoka, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ella Augusta

When Ella Augusta Gaslin was born on 10 June 1869, in Oak Grove Township, Anoka, Minnesota, United States, her father, Joseph LaForest Gaslin, was 32 and her mother, Celestia Jane Stevens, was 30. She died on 9 July 1886, in Oak Grove Township, Anoka, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in West Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove Township, Anoka, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph LaForest Gaslin
Celestia Jane Stevens
Hannah Isabelle Gaslin
William Alma Gaslin
George Alfred Gaslin
Charles Henry Gaslin
Nettie Gaslin
Ella Augusta Gaslin
Nettie Hattie Gaslin
Walter Gaslin
Joseph Albert Gaslin
Jennie Emma Gaslin
Ethel Stevens Gaslin

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 6

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French: reduced form of the Germanic personal name Gaudelin.

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

Story Highlight

Anoka County Union, Anoka, Minnesota, July 14, 1886, p.7.

SAD DROWNING! THREE BEAUTIFUL YOUNG LADIES, THE VICTIMS. Seldom does it fall to the lot of a country journalist to chronicle so sad and terrible a catastrophe as that which occurred last Friday evenin …

Sources (3)

  • Ellie Gaslin in household of J L Gaslin, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Ella A Gaslin in household of Thos Gaslin, "Minnesota, State Census, 1875"
  • Ella Gaslin in household of Joseph Gaslin, "United States Census, 1880"

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