Mandeville Biswell


Brief Life History of Mandeville

When Mandeville Biswell was born in 1838, in Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States, his father, Jeremiah Biswell Jr., was 34 and his mother, Nancy Morris Harvey, was 26. He lived in Independence Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died in 1863, at the age of 25, and was buried in Elmer, Macon, Missouri, United States.

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Jeremiah Biswell Jr.
Nancy Morris Harvey
Elizabeth H. " Eliza" Beswell
Isham P Biswell
Barzilla Biswell
Cordelia Biswell
Mandeville Biswell
Nancy Biswell
Jeremiah M Biswell

Sources (3)

  • Mandeville Biswell in household of Jeremiah Biswell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mandeville H Biswell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • M H Biswill in household of Jeremiah Biswill, "United States Census, 1860"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (3)


Age 8

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


Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 25

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 (Buckinghamshire): possibly from a lost or unidentified place called with Old English bēos ‘coarse grass’ + wella ‘spring, stream’. Alternatively, a variant of Boswell .

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

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