Porter Wilson Haskell

3 February 1822–16 August 1843 (Age 21)
New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Porter Wilson

When Porter Wilson Haskell was born on 3 February 1822, in New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Haskell, was 32 and his mother, Lydia Adams, was 30. He died on 16 August 1843, in Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in New Salem, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Haskell
1789–1864
Lydia Adams
1791–1877
Charles Adams Haskell
1809–1875
Ann Haskell
1833–1876
Warren A Haskell
1812–1851
Jonathan Haskell
1815–1852
Maria Caroline Haskell
1817–1897
Porter Wilson Haskell
1822–1843
Lydia Ann Haskell
1826–1851
Frederick Augustus Haskell
1832–1912

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World Events (4)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 3
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.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 8
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 8
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

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.

Possible Related Names

Ezekiel
Anctil
Askelson
Astin
Axon
Axtell
Hascall
Heiskell

Sources (7)

  • P. Wilson Haskell, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • P. Willson Haskel, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Porter W. Haskell, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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