Frederick Augustus Haskell

8 May 1832–22 May 1912 (Age 80)
New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Frederick Augustus

When Frederick Augustus Haskell was born on 8 May 1832, in New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Haskell, was 42 and his mother, Lydia Adams, was 40. He married Mary Butler on 14 February 1855, in New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 22 May 1912, in New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Center Cemetery, Heath, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Frederick Augustus Haskell
Mary Butler
Marriage: 14 February 1855
Martha E Haskell

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14 February 1855
New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


    Martha E Haskell


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

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.

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Aschetil, from Old Norse Ásketill, Áskell, a compound áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Khaskl, a Yiddish form of the Hebrew name Yechezkel ( see Ezekiel ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederic A Haskell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frederick A Haskell in household of Benjamin Haskell, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Fredrick A Haskell in household of Benjamin Haskell, "United States Census, 1850"

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