Joseph Marsh

6 April 1785–1847 (Age 61)
Parrsboro, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Marsh was born on 6 April 1785, in Parrsboro, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Henry Spears Marsh, was 30 and his mother, Esther Knowlton, was 31. He died in 1847, in Hartwick, Hartwick, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 62.

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Henry Spears Marsh
Esther Knowlton
Jemima Marsh
Elijah Marsh
Susanna Marsh
Joseph Marsh
David Marsh

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Spears Marsh





World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 12

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 18

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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