Joseph Aylsworth

13 October 1802–3 May 1868 (Age 65)
Lansingburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Aylsworth was born on 13 October 1802, in Lansingburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, Russell Aylesworth, was 33 and his mother, Mary Burnett, was 31. He married Sally Sweet on 5 April 1824, in Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 3 May 1868, in Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Shaftsbury Hollow Cemetery, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Aylsworth
Sally Sweet
Marriage: 5 April 1824
Betsey Jane Aylsworth
Myron Ellsworth

Spouse and Children

5 April 1824
Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Isaac Aylsworth


    Jeremiah Aylsworth


    Eliza Anna Aylesworth




+1 More Child

World Events (7)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 18

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Aylesworth .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Aylsworth, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Elsworth, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Joseph Ellsworth in entry for Myson Ellsworth and Lois Bennett, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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