John B. Marsh

28 December 1839–20 August 1919 (Age 79)
Antwerp, Jefferson, New York

The Life of John B.

When John B. Marsh was born on 28 December 1839, in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Hiram Frank Sr. Marsh, was 28 and his mother, Lucinda Seaver, was 23. He married Hellen about 1861. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Roxbury, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1855. He died on 20 August 1919, in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Natural Bridge, Wilna, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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John B. Marsh
Marriage: about 1861
Jennie Marsh

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about 1861
Antwerp, Jefferson, New York


    Jennie Marsh


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World Events (7)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 24

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Haskins in household of John Nixon, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • John B Marsh, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • John Marsh, "United States Census, 1880"

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