Carl M Joslin

Brief Life History of Carl M

When Carl M Joslin was born on 28 April 1889, in Edmore, Home Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, his father, Emery Abijah Joslin, was 43 and his mother, Frances Adelaide Ayers, was 36. He married Alice Irene Edgett on 22 May 1913, in Marne, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. He lived in Day Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1957, at the age of 68, and was buried in Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas, United States.

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Carl M Joslin
1889–1957
Grace Hoekstra
1888–1968
Marriage: 22 May 1929

Sources (14)

  • Carl Joslyn in household of Rense Hoekstra, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carl M. Joslin, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Carl M Joslin, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin):

from the Old French personal name Goscelin, Gosselin, Joscelin, from ancient Germanic Goz(e)lin, a diminutive of a short form of compound names based on the element goz (from gaut, an ethnic name meaning ‘Geat’ or ‘Goth’; see Goss ).

alternatively, perhaps a diminutive of the Old French personal name Josse (Old Breton Judoc); see Joyce .

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

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