Adelle Myra Vail

Brief Life History of Adelle Myra

When Adelle Myra Vail was born on 4 December 1864, her father, Joshua Mead Vail, was 40 and her mother, Almira Wanzer, was 37. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Charles Morris Haus. She lived in Thompson, Sullivan, New York, United States for about 25 years. She died on 15 January 1902, at the age of 37, and was buried in Rock Ridge Cemetery, Monticello, Thompson, Sullivan, New York, United States.

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Charles Morris Haus
Adelle Myra Vail
Franklin Haus
Alma Belle Haus
William Haus
Charles Haus

Sources (6)

  • Dell Vail in household of Joshua M Vail, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Adelle Vail Haus Gravestone
  • Adella M Vail in household of Joshua Vail, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Old French de la veille ‘of the watch, watchman’, with loss of de; compare Wake . There has been some confusion with the topographic name Vale and the nickname Veal .

Scottish: shortened and altered form of McPhail , Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phàil ‘son of Paul’.

Irish: variant of Veale .

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

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