Jay Carl Searle

16 April 1858–22 May 1943 (Age 85)
Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jay Carl

When Jay Carl Searle was born on 16 April 1858, in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Franklin James Searle, was 44 and his mother, Susan Olive Gillett, was 40. He married Lydia Wright Rathbun in 1880, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Blandford, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States for about 20 years. He died on 22 May 1943, in Winsted, Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 85.

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Jay Carl Searle
Lydia Wright Rathbun
Marriage: 1880
Anstice Margaret Searle
Olive Searle
Lola Searle
Gillette Orville Searle
Leon D. B. Searle
Susan M Searle
Daisy G. Searl
Clara B Searl

Spouse and Children

Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

Age 10

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Sear-el, from sear, sear, and el, denoting a personal noun, meaning a withered person, or an aged person.Irish: Somairle, pronounced "Sowarley," Sorley, or Charles

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Sources (3)

  • Jay C Searl, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jay C Searle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jay C Searl, "United States Census, 1920"

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