Jacob Vosburgh

10 October 1783–
Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Vosburgh was born on 10 October 1783, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Jacob Vosburgh, was 39 and his mother, Catharina Spoor, was 26. He married Harriet Stanton on 15 November 1807, in Salisbury, Guam. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died in Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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Jacob Vosburgh
Harriet Stanton
Marriage: 15 November 1807
Sally Maria Vosburgh
Harriet Stanton Vosburgh
Mary Minerva Vosburgh
Norman Beach Vosbargh
Miron Parker Vosburgh
Julia Ann Vosburgh
Myron Parker Vosburgh
Frederick Jay Vosburgh
Elizabeth Whitney Vosburgh
Oscar H Vosburg

Spouse and Children


    Harriet Stanton


15 November 1807
Salisbury, Guam


    Sally Maria Vosburgh


    Norman Beach Vosbargh


    Miron Parker Vosburgh


    Julia Ann Vosburgh


    Myron Parker Vosburgh


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Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 5

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 36

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Vosberg . See also Vosburg .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Vosburgh in entry for Harriet Stanton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jacob Cosburg in entry for Elizabeth Whitney Dickinson, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Jacob Vosburg in entry for Oscar Vosburgh, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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