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
1791–1885
Abigail Husted
1798–1874
Marriage: 6 October 1814
Julia Amelia Bushnell
1816–1898
Lysander Bushnell
1824–
William H. Bushnell
Theresa Abigail Bushnell
1818–1912
Pauline L. Bushnell
1820–
Martha Elizabeth Bushnell
1825–
Myron Socrates Bushnell
1827–
Charles E. Bushnell
1829–
Mary Ann Bushnell
1830–
Cynthia H. Bushnell
1835–1840
Ezekiel Husted Bushnell
1843–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 October 1814
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

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.
1818

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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