Joseph Barstow

1801–12 December 1845 (Age 44)
Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

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

  • Marriage
    22 December 1825Nobleboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States
  • Children


    +4 More Children

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    +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 (Yorkshire): habitational name from a lost place called Bairstow in Southowram, 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 (14)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Barstow - Government record: birth: 1803; Lincoln, Maine, United States
    • 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"

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