Joseph Barstow

1801–1845 (Age 44)
Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Barstow was born in 1801, in Lincoln, Maine, United States as the son of Benjamin Barstow. He married Mary A Merrill on 22 December 1825, in Nobleboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 December 1845, in his hometown, at the age of 44, and was buried in Nobleboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States.

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Joseph Barstow
Mary A Merrill
Marriage: 22 December 1825
Joseph Abridge Barstow
Carrie Mary Barstow
Priscilla Hatch Barstow
Sarah M Barstow
Enoch Barstow
Warren M Barstow
Percival M Barstow
Georgia A. Barstow
Charles Sanford Barstow

Spouse and Children

22 December 1825
Nobleboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States


    Joseph Abridge Barstow



    Priscilla Hatch Barstow


    Sarah M Barstow


    Enoch Barstow


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 3

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 18

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bairstow in West Yorkshire, probably named with Old English beger ‘berry’ + stōw ‘place’. The surname is still most common in Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph A. Bastow in entry for George B. Mitchell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Joseph A Barstow in entry for Georgia Holmes Clark, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • Joseph Barstow, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"

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