Luke Joslin

10 December 1779–23 June 1834 (Age 54)
Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Luke

When Luke Joslin was born on 10 December 1779, in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Joslin, was 26 and his mother, Dorothy Osgood, was 25. He married Lydia Graves on 10 December 1805, in Weathersfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 23 June 1834, at the age of 54.

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Luke Joslin
Lydia Graves
Marriage: 10 December 1805
Samuel Anderson Joslyn
Almira Joslyn
Aurilla Joslin
Lydia Melinda Joslin
Louisa Joslin
Calvin Jewett Joslin
Fannie Spofford Joslin
Luke J. Joslyn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1805Weathersfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States
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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 2
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 4
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 15
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    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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    Sources (10)

    • Luke Jocelyn in entry for Amelia J. Bisbee, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
    • Luke Joslin, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
    • Luke Joslin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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