Niles D. Fessenden

16 April 1855–12 July 1954 (Age 99)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Niles D.

When Niles D. Fessenden was born on 16 April 1855, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joel Crosby Fessenden, was 47 and his mother, Matilda Judd, was 42. He married Olive Irena Reed on 24 May 1874. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pleasant Valley Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 12 July 1954, in Port Allegany, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Pleasant Valley Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niles D. Fessenden
Olive Irena Reed
Marriage: 24 May 1874
Harold James Fessenden
Leonard Fessenden
Olive Fessenden
Chester C. Fessenden
Clifford D. Fessenden
Harry E Fessenden
Lester Fessenden
Fay F. Fessenden
Harold Fessenden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 May 1874
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 8
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 26
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): unexplained; probably from a lost or unidentified place in Kent, named with an unexplained first element + Old English denu ‘valley’. The variant Fishenden is also found.

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

    Sources (18)

    • Niles D Fessenden, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Niles Fessenden, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Niles D Fessenden, "United States Census, 1910"

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