Israel Fearing Haskell

4 February 1803–1 September 1838 (Age 35)
Marion, Marion, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Israel Fearing

When Israel Fearing Haskell was born on 4 February 1803, in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Lot Haskell, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Cotton, was 37. He married Joanna Haskell Thompson on 14 December 1831, in Marion, Marion, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 1 September 1838, in his hometown, at the age of 35, and was buried in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Israel Fearing Haskell
Joanna Haskell Thompson
Marriage: 14 December 1831
Elizabeth Cotton Haskell
Lucy Thompson Haskell

Spouse and Children

14 December 1831
Marion, Marion, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 1

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 16

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

1 English: from the Norman personal name Aschetil, from Old Norse Ásketill, Áskell, a compound áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Khaskl, a Yiddish form of the Hebrew name Yechezkel ( see Ezekiel ).

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

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Story Highlight

Joanna Haskell Thompson

From Memoirs of the Leonard, Thompson and Haskell Families The entry of his eldest child is as follows: "October 3, 1809, Joanna Haskell Thomp …

Sources (2)

  • 1838 - Israel Fearing Haskell, age 35, upon his Death, "Find A Grave Index"
  • 1803 - Israel Fearing Haskell, upon his Birth (Parents: Lot Haskell and Betsey Cotton), "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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