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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Family Time Line

Joseph Barstow
1801–1845
Mary A Merrill
1802–1881
Marriage: 22 December 1825
Joseph Abridge Barstow
1827–1898
Carrie Mary Barstow
1829–1900
Priscilla Hatch Barstow
1831–1894
Sarah M Barstow
1835–1867
Enoch Barstow
1835–1838
Warren M Barstow
1837–1842
Percival M Barstow
1838–1886
Georgia A. Barstow
1841–1929
Charles Sanford Barstow
1845–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1825
Nobleboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States
children

(9)

    Joseph Abridge Barstow

    Male1827–1898Male

    Female1829–1900Female

    Priscilla Hatch Barstow

    Female1831–1894Female

    Sarah M Barstow

    Female1835–1867Female

    Enoch Barstow

    Male1835–1838Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

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.

Possible Related Names

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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