Joseph H. Agnew

2 July 1842–8 October 1862 (Age 20)
Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph H.

When Joseph H. Agnew was born on 2 July 1842, in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph H Agnew, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Freeland, was 37. He lived in McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1860. He died on 8 October 1862, at the age of 20.

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Joseph H Agnew
Sarah Freeland
Sarah Elizabeth Agnew
John F. Agnew
William J. Agnew
Eliza I Agnew Teague
Robert F. Agnew
Sarah F. Agnew Lockwood
Martha F Agnew
Joseph H. Agnew
Nancy Tennessee Agnew

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World Events (4)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 8

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 19

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Agneaux in Manche, France.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gnímh ‘descendant of Gníomh’, a byname meaning ‘action’ or ‘activity’. The Ó Gnímhs were hereditary poets to a branch of the O’Neills; in this family the traditional pronunciation is with the stress on the second syllable.

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

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  • Joseph Agnew in household of J H Agnew, "United States Census, 1860"

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