Joel Hosford

Male9 February 1769–about 1857

Brief Life History of Joel

When Joel Hosford was born on 9 February 1769, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Gideon Hosford, was 35 and his mother, Jerusha Cook, was 32. He married Sarah Brown on 4 September 1831, in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. He lived in Jewett, Greene, New York, United States in 1850. He died about 1857, in Greene, New York, United States, at the age of 89.

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Joel Hosford
Mary Mann
David M Hosford
Caroline Horsford
Miss Horsford
Lucy Horsford
Catherine Hosford

Sources (3)

  • Joel Hosford in household of David N Hosford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joel Hosford, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Joel Hosford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Age 7

New York is the 11th state.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 25

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Horsford . The surname has been established in Ireland (Cork) since the 17th century.

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

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