Hosea Jefferson Dean

11 July 1806–3 August 1855 (Age 49)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Hosea Jefferson

When Hosea Jefferson Dean was born on 11 July 1806, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Dean, was 29 and his mother, Mary Farrow, was 22. He married Elizabeth Ellen Mills on 13 October 1834, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 3 August 1855, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, District of Columbia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hosea Jefferson Dean
1806–1855
Mary Owen
1822–1886
Marriage: 9 August 1840
Edward Jefferson Dean
1842–1885
Elizabeth Ellen "Lizzie D." Dean
1844–1915
Mills Dean Sr
1847–1897
Mary St Lawrence Dean
1849–1864
Hosea Jefferson Dean
1850–1906
Alice Dean
1852–1854

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 August 1840
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
children

(6)

    Edward Jefferson Dean

    Male1842–1885Male

    Elizabeth Ellen "Lizzie D." Dean

    Female1844–1915Female

    Mills Dean Sr

    Male1847–1897Male

    Mary St Lawrence Dean

    Female1849–1864Female

    Hosea Jefferson Dean

    Male1850–1906Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 14

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Maj Hosea Jefferson Dean, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hosea J. Dean, "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979"

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