Harvey Bosworth

Male3 February 1784–26 January 1861

Brief Life History of Harvey

When Harvey Bosworth was born on 3 February 1784, in Sandisfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Bosworth, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Smith, was 27. He married Sophia Nash on 8 October 1820, in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Champlain, Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 January 1861, in Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States.

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Harvey Bosworth
Sophia Nash
Marriage: 8 October 1820
John Henry Bosworth
Roderick Bosworth
Henry Bosworth
Martha Bosworth
George Bosworth
Mary Bosworth
William Bosworth
Sophia Bosworth
Harvey Bosworth

Sources (15)

  • Harvey Bosworth, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harry Bosworth, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Harvey Bosworth, "Vermont Marriages, 1791-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1820Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 2

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.


    Age 15

    Oldest grave seen in the Memorials list


    Age 24

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) from an Old English personal name, Bār (from bār ‘boar’) + worth ‘enclosure’, and possibly also from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bōsa + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

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

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