Pauline Jean Selmser

Female27 April 1853–22 June 1930

Brief Life History of Pauline Jean

When Pauline Jean Selmser was born on 27 April 1853, in Wilna, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Albert Melvin Selmser, was 21 and her mother, Marietta Gould, was 23. She had at least 3 sons with George E. Caswell. She lived in Jefferson, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 22 June 1930, in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in North Watertown Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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George E. Caswell
Pauline Jean Selmser
Pearl Emery Caswell
Albert M. Caswell
Claude Caswell

Sources (9)

  • Pauline Caswell in household of Ben Caswell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pauline Simser in entry for Parley Emery Caswell and Hazel Davis, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Pauline Caswell, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

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

South German: variant of Sellmeyer .

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

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