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
1851–1920
Josephine Elizabeth Heller
1856–1918
Marriage: 22 November 1881
Olive Townsend
1883–1944
Leigh Delos Townsend
1886–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1881
Washtenaw, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    William Heller

    Male1826–1892Male

    Sabina Tutton

    Female1823–1902Female

siblings

(3)

    Alice Ann Heller

    Female1853–1937Female

    Female1856–1918Female

    Harry D Heller

    Male1861–1894Male

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.
1863

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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