John Vosburgh

29 August 1798–28 February 1872 (Age 73)
Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John

When John Vosburgh was born on 29 August 1798, in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Isaac Vosburgh Jr., was 38 and his mother, Nancy Kellogg, was 37. He married Betsey B. Fillmore in 1822, in Walworth, Wayne, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Perrysburg, Perrysburg, Cattaraugus, New York, United States for about 10 years and New York, United States in 1870. He died on 28 February 1872, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Gowanda, Collins, Erie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Vosburgh
1798–1872
Betsey B. Fillmore
1801–1846
Marriage: 1822
Charles M. Vosburgh
1824–1903
William Fillmore Vosburgh
1825–1898
Laura Sophia Vosburgh
1827–1906
Franklin Benjamin Vosburgh
1828–1896
Annette Vosburgh
1833–1860
George Lord Vosburgh
1838–1910
Caroline Matilda Vosburgh
1840–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1822
Walworth, Wayne, New York, United States
children

(7)

    Charles M. Vosburgh

    Male1824–1903Male

    William Fillmore Vosburgh

    Male1825–1898Male

    Laura Sophia Vosburgh

    Female1827–1906Female

    Franklin Benjamin Vosburgh

    Male1828–1896Male

    Annette Vosburgh

    Female1833–1860Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Vosburgh Jr.

    Male1760–1836Male

    Nancy Kellogg

    Female1760–1798Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1780–Female

    Polly Vosburgh

    Female1782–Female

    Female1785–1832Female

    Kellogg Vosburg

    Male1787–Male

    Hannah Vosburgh

    Female1790–1809Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

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)

  • John Vosburgh, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • John Vosburgh, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Vosburg in household of Frank Campbell, "New York State Census, 1865"

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