Stephen E. Caswell

about 1842–
Harrison, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Stephen E.

When Stephen E. Caswell was born about 1842, in Harrison, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Zebina Caswell, was 42 and his mother, Dorcas Ann Haskell, was 44. He married Miranda A. Young on 13 April 1867, in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Stephen E. Caswell
Miranda A. Young
Marriage: 13 April 1867

Spouse and Children

13 April 1867
Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

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    Dorcas Ann Haskell




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World Events (8)

1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 0

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

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

English: habitational name from places in Dorset, Northamptonshire, and Somerset named Caswell, from Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen E. Caswell, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Stephen E. Caswell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Stephen E. Caswell, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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