Amasa Angell

1810–7 October 1873 (Age 63)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Amasa

When Amasa Angell was born in 1810, in Vermont, United States, his father, Hezekiah Angell, was 31 and his mother, Mercy, was 30. He had at least 4 daughters with Kaziah Emma Brown. He died on 7 October 1873, in Oakfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in White Swan Cemetery, Rockford, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Amasa Angell
Kaziah Emma Brown
Eleanor Pardee Angell
Lucinda Unity Angell
Huldah Maria (Heiloas) Angel
(Keziah) Emmaline Angel

Spouse and Children



    Eleanor Pardee Angell


    Lucinda Unity Angell


    Huldah Maria (Heiloas) Angel


    (Keziah) Emmaline Angel


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 24

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Name Meaning

English variant spelling of Angel , or an Americanized form of any of the various European cognates mentioned there.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anara Angell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amasa Angel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amasa Angel, "United States Census, 1860"

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