Josephine Elizabeth Heller

18 July 1856–26 May 1918 (Age 61)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Josephine Elizabeth

When Josephine Elizabeth Heller was born on 18 July 1856, in Ohio, United States, her father, William Heller, was 30 and her mother, Sabina Tutton, was 32. She married Delos A Townsend on 22 November 1881, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Saline, Saline, Washtenaw, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900. She died on 26 May 1918, in Saline, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Saline, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delos A Townsend
Josephine Elizabeth Heller
Marriage: 22 November 1881
Olive Townsend
Leigh Delos Townsend

Spouse and Children

22 November 1881
Washtenaw, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Heller


    Sabina Tutton




    Alice Ann Heller



    Harry D Heller


World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 4

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Helle, clear, eminent, and ere, indicating an agent, meaning a man of eminence

Sources (3)

  • Josephine E Yaunsend in household of Delass A Yaunsend, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephene E Towsend in household of Delos A Towsend, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine Heller in household of William Heller, "United States Census, 1870"

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