Joseph Munsell

8 February 1771–7 October 1838 (Age 67)
Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Munsell was born on 8 February 1771, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Munsell, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth McCrary, was 33. He married Charlotte Rice on 22 February 1798, in Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 7 October 1838, at the age of 67, and was buried in Highgate Center, Highgate, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Munsell
1771–1838
Charlotte Rice
1781–1867
Marriage: 22 February 1798
Munsell
1784–
Charlotte Munsell Graves
1794–1851
John Adam Munsell
1805–1888
Joseph Rice Munsell
1803–1878
Clementia Munsell
1813–1840
Lois Euphelia Munsell
1816–1910
William Munsel
1819–
Elizabeth Munsell
1823–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 February 1798
Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States
children

(8)

    Munsell

    Male1784–Male

    Charlotte Munsell Graves

    Female1794–1851Female

    Joseph Rice Munsell

    Male1803–1878Male

    John Adam Munsell

    Male1805–1888Male

    Clementia Munsell

    Female1813–1840Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 5

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 10

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1789

Age 18

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Mansell .2 in some cases perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Munzel, a habitational name from a place so named near Hannover or from Monzel near Trier.

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

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Munsell Brothers

MUNSELL, Joseph, was a descendant of one of the three brothers of the surname Munsell who came from France before the war of the Revolution, and so far as known was born in Connecticut and came to Swa …

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Munsell in entry for Joseph R Munsell, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Joseph Munsell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Joseph Munsell, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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