Joseph Pinkney Cansler

3 September 1855–16 January 1948 (Age 92)
Texas, United States

The Life of Joseph Pinkney

When Joseph Pinkney Cansler was born on 3 September 1855, in Texas, United States, his father, Daniel Cansler, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Smith, was 43. He married Mary Elizabeth Hines on 15 September 1877, in Smith, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Wise, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Wise, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1948, in Texas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Paradise, Wise, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Pinkney Cansler
1855–1948
Mary Elizabeth Hines
1857–1940
Marriage: 15 September 1877
Frances "Fannie" Gertrude Cansler
1879–1958
Hester Cansler
John Cansler
Lottie Cansler
Mae Cansler
John Houston Cansler
1889–1965
Annie Mae Cansler
1891–1973
Thomas William Cansler
1894–1976
Lottie Elizabeth Cansler
1897–1957
Martha Hester Cansler
1901–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1877
Smith, Texas, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 6

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 26

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kanzler ‘chancellor’, or possibly of the English cognate Chancellor .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Cancellor in household of Rhody Banks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Cansler in household of Danl Cansler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J P Cansler in household of Annie Mae Holcomb, "United States Census, 1940"

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