William Edsall

1820–1885 (Age 64)
Goshen, Goshen, Orange, New York, United States

The Life of William

When William Edsall was born on 1 May 1820, in Goshen, Goshen, Orange, New York, United States, his father, Capt Jesse Edsall, was 38 and his mother, Temperance Dunning, was 35. He married Susan Augusta Mead on 10 December 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 25 years. He died on 27 February 1885, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

William Edsall
1820–1885
Susan Augusta Mead
1826–1885
Marriage: 10 December 1846
Sarah Elizabeth Edsall
1849–1927
Fannie W Edsall
1858–
Almeda Edsall
1852–
William H Edsall
1857–
Frederick D Edsall
1867–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 December 1846
children

(5)

    Sarah Elizabeth Edsall

    Female1849–1927Female

    Almeda Edsall

    Female1852–Female

    William H Edsall

    Male1857–Male

    Fannie W Edsall

    Female1858–Female

    Frederick D Edsall

    Male1867–1940Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1824 · Property Value is Estimated

Age 4

In 1824, the value of real estate in Brooklyn was estimated as $2,111,390 and personal property was estimated as $438,690.
1846

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place called High Edser in Ewhurst, Surrey.2 It is possible that in some cases the name may be an Americanized form of the German family name Etzel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wm Edsall, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Wm Edsall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Edsall, "New York State Census, 1855"

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