Ahira Bethuel Joslin

Male6 August 1847–19 May 1860

Brief Life History of Ahira Bethuel

When Ahira Bethuel Joslin was born on 6 August 1847, in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States, his father, Bethuel Joslin, was 42 and his mother, Lucy Bushnell, was 40. He died on 19 May 1860, in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 12.

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Family Time Line

Bethuel Joslin
1805–1887
Lucy Bushnell
1807–1876
Marticia A. Joslin
1838–1844
Amanda Joslin
1840–1908
Lucy B. Joslin
1843–1921
Ahira Bethuel Joslin
1847–1860
James Abner Joslin
1849–1932

Sources (4)

  • Harriet Joslyn in household of Bethuel Toslyn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alvira Joslin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Ahira Joslin in household of Bethnel Joslin, "United States Census, 1850"

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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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