Myron Bushnell

17 August 1791–10 June 1885 (Age 93)
Falls Village, Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Myron

When Myron Bushnell was born on 17 August 1791, in Falls Village, Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Abraham Bushnell, was 46 and his mother, Mary Molly Ensign, was 40. He married Abigail Husted on 6 October 1814. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Munson Township, Henry, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Lincoln Township, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States for about 15 years. He died on 10 June 1885, in Guernsey, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Guernsey Cemetery, Guernsey, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Myron Bushnell
Abigail Husted
Marriage: 6 October 1814
Julia Amelia Bushnell
Lysander Bushnell
William H. Bushnell
Theresa Abigail Bushnell
Pauline L. Bushnell
Martha Elizabeth Bushnell
Myron Socrates Bushnell
Charles E. Bushnell
Mary Ann Bushnell
Cynthia H. Bushnell
Ezekiel Husted Bushnell

Spouse and Children

6 October 1814


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 21

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

Age 27

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jno Bushnell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Myron Bushnell in household of E H Bushnell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Myron Bushnell, "United States Census, 1850"

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